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Updates from IHL and MCCB. Pearl Strickland Pennington Director of Student Affairs Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning Joan Davis Haynes, Ph.D. Associate Executive Director for Academic and Student Affairs Mississippi Community College Board. Today’s Goal.

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Updates from ihl and mccb

Updates from IHL and MCCB

Pearl Strickland Pennington

Director of Student Affairs

Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning

Joan Davis Haynes, Ph.D.

Associate Executive Director for Academic and Student Affairs

Mississippi Community College Board


Today s goal
Today’s Goal

  • Provide an update on IHL guidelines including admission requirements, Academic Common Market (ACM) and available resources

    • Provide an overview of dual credit/dual enrollment in Mississippi’s CJCs and IHLs to include changes made to §37-15-38 in the 2012 Legislative session and the MS Virtual Community College (MSVCC)


Admission Requirements

  • Complete the College Prep Curriculum (CPC) with a minimum 3.2 high school grade point average (GPA) on the CPC; OR

  • Complete the CPC with a minimum 2.5 high school GPA or a class rank in the top 50 percent and a score of 16 or higher on the ACT* (Composite); OR

  • Complete the CPC with a minimum 2.0 high school GPA on the CPC and a score of 18 or higher on the ACT* (Composite); OR

  • Satisfy the NCAA standards for student-athletes who are “full-qualifiers” under Division I guidelines.

  • *In lieu of the ACT scores, students may submit equivalent SAT scores.


Required or recommended college preparatory curriculum cpc
Required or Recommended College Preparatory Curriculum (CPC)

Mathematics 3 Carnegie Units

English 4 Carnegie Units

Science 3 Carnegie Units

Social Studies 3 Carnegie Units

Advanced 2 Carnegie

Elective Units

Computer ½Carnegie Unit

Applications

Pre-High School Units: Algebra I, first year Foreign Language, Mississippi Studies, or Computer Applications

Mathematics 4 Carnegie Units

English 4 Carnegie Units

Science 4 Carnegie Units

Social Studies 4 Carnegie Units

Arts 1 Carnegie Unit

Advanced 2 Carnegie Units

Electives

Computer ½ Carnegie Unit

Applications

Pre-High School Units: Algebra I, first year Foreign Language, Mississippi Studies, or Computer Applications


Ihl summer developmental program
IHL Summer Developmental Program

  • A nine-week intensive program that concentrates on high school subject areas (English, Reading, and Mathematics) That are applicable to success in first-year college courses.


IHL Summer Developmental

Program (SDP)

  • Students who do not meet the criteria for regular admission are nonetheless eligible for admission.

  • Such students must participate, however, in an on-campus placement process at the university of their choice.

  • The process will determine whether the student may be enrolled in regular freshman-level courses in the Fall semester or required to enroll in the summer semester with mandatory participation in the Summer Developmental Program.

  • Successful completion of the Summer Developmental Program entitles the student to continued enrollment in the Fall semester at the university of his or her choice.


IHL Summer Developmental

Program Grant (SDPG)

  • Must be a legal resident of the State of Mississippi

  • Must be under the age of 21 at the time of application

  • Must not have earned 24 or more credit hours at a college or university

  • Must have been accepted into the Summer Developmental Program (first time attendee) at an eligible Mississippi public four-year institution

  • Must be eligible to receive federal student financial aid and demonstrate financial need

  • Must complete the online application and submit all supporting documentation by the deadline



Academic common market
Academic Common Market

The purpose of the Academic Common Market (ACM) is to share between states specified academic degree programs located at southern public colleges and universities. This is accomplished through an exchange of students across borders at in-state rates.


To qualify you must
To qualify you must: 

  • Be a resident of Mississippi.

  • Select a program eligible for Mississippi residents.

  • Complete the admission process at the institution offering the eligible Academic Common Market program.

  • Be certified as a resident of Mississippi by the ACM coordinator for Mississippi. 


Participating states
Participating States

The states of Florida and Texas participate at the graduate level ONLY. The state of North Carolina is currently not actively participating.


Useful academic links
Useful Academic Links

  • Admissions, College Preparatory Curriculum, Summer Developmental Program, Summer Developmental Program Grant and Questions and Answers

    • www.mississippi.edu

    • http://www.mississippi.edu/admissions/index.asp

    • http://www.mississippi.edu/admissions/questions.asp

    • http://www.mississippi.edu/admissions/curriculum.asp

    • http://www.mississippi.edu/riseupms/financialaid-step3-grants-loans.php?article_id=233


Useful academic links1
Useful Academic Links

  • Academic Common Market

    • http://www.sreb.org/page/1304/academic_common_market.html

    • http://www.mississippi.edu/riseupms/


37 15 38
§ 37-15-38

  • Prior to July 1, 2012

    • § 37-15-38 provided language and guidelines for dual credit/dual enrollment students wanting to get a “jump-start” on their college experience

  • After July 1, 2012

    • § 37-15-38 added language for Mississippi Works Dual Enrollment-Dual Credit Option


Prior to july 1 2012
Prior to July 1, 2012

  • Definitions (dual credit student versus dual enrollment student)

  • Establishes dual enrollment program for MDE, IHL and MCCB

  • Eligibility

  • Admission criteria

  • Tuition and cost responsibility

  • Transportation responsibility

  • Program allowances


Prior to july 1 20121
Prior to July 1, 2012

  • School district average daily attendance credit

  • High school student transcript transfer requirements

  • Determining factor of prerequisites for courses

  • Ineligible/eligible courses

  • Instructor qualifications


Prior to july 1 20122
Prior to July 1, 2012

  • Process for determining articulation of curriculum between high school, university, and community and junior college courses

  • High school Carnegie unit equivalency (3 or 4 hour college credit course equaled ½ Carnegie unit)

  • Course alignment

  • Maximum dual credits allowed

  • Guidance on local agreements


Cjc academic eligibility criteria recommendation
CJC Academic EligibilityCriteria Recommendation

Option 1

  • Minimum overall GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale on all high school courses

    and

  • Successful completion of 14 core high school units and/or junior status

    and

  • Written recommendation from school principal or guidance counselor


Cjc academic eligibility criteria recommendation1
CJC Academic EligibilityCriteria Recommendation

Option 2

  • Minimum overall GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale on all high school courses

    and

  • A minimum composite ACT score of 30 or the equivalent SAT score

    and

  • Written recommendation from school principal or guidance counselor


Cjc academic eligibility criteria recommendation2
CJC Academic EligibilityCriteria Recommendation

  • Placement tests (ACT, Compass, ACCUPLACER, etc.) used to determine college-readiness for placement

  • Dual Enrollment – student’s can earn up to a semester's worth of college credit in high school (semester’s worth = 15 college credit hours)

  • Dual Credit – unlimited number of college credits


Ihl academic eligibility criteria recommendation
IHL Academic EligibilityCriteria Recommendation

  • Complete 14 Core Units (minimum) and/or Junior status

  • 3.0 GPA (all courses)

  • 30 ACT or equivalent in absence of 14 core units & 3.0 GPA OR 3.5 GPA in all courses

  • Appropriate ACT/ SAT (or equivalent) scores for placement


Ihl academic eligibility criteria recommendation1
IHL Academic EligibilityCriteria Recommendation

  • 3-12 credit hours per term recommended as long as a B average is earned in 1st two approved courses

  • Institution & district can waive maximum or minimum based on sufficient student academic information

  • District/school & Institution student approval agreement (or recommendation)


Cjc cte eligibility criteria recommendation
CJC CTE EligibilityCriteria Recommendation

  • Criteria for eligibility is determined by each college

  • Memorandums of Agreement must be signed with local school districts

  • Must meet the same admission criteria as a traditional students

  • Written recommendation from school principal or guidance counselor


College or university decides
College or University Decides

  • Course pre-requisites

  • Placement (for college-readiness)

  • Instructor

  • Teaching site

  • Teaching schedule

  • Tuition & fees (sometimes negotiable)


Academic dual credit course offerings
Academic Dual Credit Course Offerings

  • CJCs – 62 courses approved by all 15 community colleges

  • IHL – courses in articulation agreement

  • Courses within the academic general education core

  • No developmental education courses

  • Dual Credit courses can NOT replace SATP – Biology I, Algebra I, English II, and U.S. History


Application of courses
Application of Courses

  • There is no longer a need to develop course content equivalents between high school courses and college courses

  • LEA’s shall determine how to apply Carnegie Units earned through dual credit courses towards high school graduation requirements based on the content area of the postsecondary course


Useful academic links2
Useful Academic Links

  • Statewide Academic Dual Credit/Dual Enrollment Articulation Agreement

    • http://www.sbcjc.cc.ms.us/Pdfs/Pg/StatewideAcademicDC-DEArticulationAgreement.pdf

  • Dual Credit/Dual Enrollment Community/Junior College Point of Contacts

    • http://www.sbcjc.cc.ms.us/Pdfs/Pg/Cjcpointofcontact.pdf


Useful cte links
Useful CTE Links

  • CTE Statewide Articulation Agreement

    • http://www.mccb.edu/pdfs/ct/StatewideArtManual2010.pdf

  • Community College CTE Directory

    • http://www.mccb.edu/pdfs/ct/cctodadirectory.pdf


Useful mde links
Useful MDE Links

  • MDE Approved Courses for the Secondary Schools of Mississippi

    • http://www.mde.k12.ms.us/ACAD/ID/Curriculum/Curr.htm


Beginning july 1 2012
Beginning July 1, 2012

  • Existing Dual Credit/Dual Enrollment Program stays the same with one exception

    • One (1) 3 hour course is equal to one (1) high school Carnegie unit (Section 37-15-38 (13))

  • NEW Mississippi Works Dual Enrollment-Dual Credit Option

    • Section 37-15-38 (19)

    • Section 37-151-7 (1) (a)


Ms works option
MS Works Option

  • Program jointly developed by LEAs and CJCs (not IHL) for potential or recent high school student dropouts (at-risk students)

  • Students are dually enroll in their home high school and a local community college in a dual credit program

  • Program consists of high school completion coursework and a credential, certificate or degree program at the community college


Ms works option1
MS Works Option

  • Upon student completion, the MS Department of Employment Security shall assist students in job placement

  • Implemented statewide in the 2012 – 2013 school year and thereafter

  • SBE and the local school board and community college shall establish individualized program criteria


Ms works option2
MS Works Option

  • No charges to students for community college course tuition/fees (students responsible for transportation)

  • Grades & college credits are recorded on both HS Diploma & CC Transcript

  • SATP courses are eligible for dual credit

  • Courses include career, technical and degree program courses


Distance education
Distance Education

  • The Mississippi Virtual Community College (MSVCC) is a consortium of Mississippi's fifteen (15) community colleges

  • Through the MSVCC, students may take courses from community colleges anywhere in Mississippi while getting support services from a local college


Distance education1
Distance Education

  • Wimba

    • Asynchronous/Synchronous Learning and Instant Messaging Tools

  • Smarthinking (24/7 Online Tutoring Service)

  • Presidium (24/7 Technical Support Help Desk)

  • Mississippi Electronic Libraries Online

    • Access to Online Library Resources and Databases


Distance education2
Distance Education

  • MSVCC began in 2000

  • Academic, technical, and career courses are available online

  • The full array of courses necessary to obtain an associate of arts degree online are available



Contact information
Contact Information

Pearl Pennington

Director of Student Affairs

Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning

601-432-6482

[email protected]

Joan Davis Haynes, Ph.D.

Associate Executive Director for Academic & Student Affairs

Mississippi Community College Board

601-432-6106

[email protected]



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