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C E N T R A L P I E D M O N T C O M M U N I T Y C O L L E G E Career & College Promise
C E N T R A L P I E D M O N T C O M M U N I T Y C O L L E G E Career & College Promise Allows high school juniors and seniors to earn college credits or career certification tuition free while in high school
C E N T R A L P I E D M O N T C O M M U N I T Y C O L L E G E Highlights of Career and College Promise • Career & College Promise provides three pathways to help advance eligible students’ post-high school success: • College Transfer – Earn tuition-free course credits toward a four-year degree through North Carolina’s community colleges. Credit for all courses will transfer to all UNC institutions and many of NC’s independent colleges and universities. • Technical Career – Earn tuition-free course credits at an NC Community College toward an entry-level job credential, certificate or diploma in a technical career. • Cooperative Innovative High Schools (limited availability) – Begin earning tuition-free college credits as a high-school freshman by attending a Cooperative Innovative High School.
C E N T R A L P I E D M O N T C O M M U N I T Y C O L L E G E Benefits Beyond High School • Public • Completion of 24 hours • Savings of $8,000 to $10,000 • Private • Completion of 24 hours • Savings of $30,000 to $32,000 • College Registration • Earlier registration slots for students with college credit • Huge Advantage for scheduling and reaching major classes
C E N T R A L P I E D M O N T C O M M U N I T Y C O L L E G E Last Year at CPCC • Over 1000 students saved $500,000 in college tuition and fees • High school students earned more than 7000 hours of college credit with a “B”averageor better • Prospective students explored more than 50 different academic programs
C E N T R A L P I E D M O N T C O M M U N I T Y C O L L E G E Benefits of College Transfer Pathways • Earn college credits that transfer seamlessly to any public or participating private college or university Reduced cost for a two- or four-year degree. • Accelerated completion of a diploma, associate degree or four-year degree. • Develops skills for success at the next level.
C E N T R A L P I E D M O N T C O M M U N I T Y C O L L E G E Eligibility for College Transfer Pathways Eligibility: • Be a junior or senior. • weighted 3.0 GPA and maintain a 2.0 on college coursework after completing two courses. • Continue to make progress toward high school graduation. • Demonstrate college readiness in English, reading and mathematics on an approved assessment or placement test (visit careercollegenc.org for details). • Select a program of study.
C E N T R A L P I E D M O N T C O M M U N I T Y C O L L E G E Qualify for Transfer Classes • PSAT score of 47or higher in reading and math and a 45 in English • SAT score of 500 or higher in reading, math and English • ACT score of 21 or higher in reading and 22 or higher in math and 18 or higher in English • Pass the Accuplacer given on CPCC’s campus • 86 in sentence skill • 80 in reading • 55 in arithmetic • 75 in algebra • Students who have a weighted GPA of 3.5 or higher that have taken 2 years of high school English with a grade of C or better and completed Algebra II with a grade of C or better may take the first math and English on a chosen pathway. Once they pass these classes with a C or better, they may take other classes at CPCC.
C E N T R A L P I E D M O N T C O M M U N I T Y C O L L E G E College Transfer Pathways at CPCC Current Options at CPCC: • Business and Economics • Humanities and Social Sciences • Engineering and Mathematics • Life and Health Sciences
C E N T R A L P I E D M O N T C O M M U N I T Y C O L L E G E Benefits of Career Technical Pathways • Obtain a certificate or diploma in a technical field tuition-free. • Includes applied academic skills needed for workplace success. • Earn technical course credits while working toward a high-school diploma.
C E N T R A L P I E D M O N T C O M M U N I T Y C O L L E G E C E N T R A L P I E D M O N T C O M M U N I T Y C O L L E G E Eligibility for Career Technical Pathways Eligibility: • Be a junior or senior. • Enter the program with a weighted 3.0 GPA (or have a principal’s recommendation) and maintain a 2.0 on college coursework after completing two courses. • Continue to make progress toward high school graduation. • Demonstrate college readiness through career pathway prerequisites. • Take PLAN assessment while in grade 10. • Select a program of study
C E N T R A L P I E D M O N T C O M M U N I T Y C O L L E G E Available Career Technical Pathways at CPCC • Automotive Systems Technology • Basics in Fire Protection • Beginnings In Early Childhood • Business Operations • Collision, Repair and Refinishing Technology • Computer Integrated Machining • Construction Supervision • Criminal Justice • Electrical Engineering Technology • Flexographic Print • Graphic Print Production • Interior Design • Introduction to Energy • Introduction to Horticulture • Mechatronics Engineering Technology • Medical Assisting • Residential Architectural Technology • Simulation and Game Development • GeomaticsTechnology • Introduction to Landscape Management • Introduction to Energy Production • Construction Management: Energy Infrastructure • Construction Management: Green Building • Sustainability Technologies: Renewable Energy • Automotive Technology: Brakes and Alignment • Civil Engineering Technology
C E N T R A L P I E D M O N T C O M M U N I T Y C O L L E G E Steps to Registration • See your CDC or guidance counselor. • Apply to CPCC. • Create your CPCC log-in and activate your CPCC email address • Take the Accuplacer test • Non-CMS students must complete the Career and College Promise Pathway Approval Form, available on our web site • Register for classes • Check your tuition-although tuition is free, some classes have an insurance fee. Failure to pay this fee can result in dropped classes. • Buy your books. • Pick up a parking permit-required for all campuses • Get your CPCC student identification card • Attend a mandatory orientation session for CCP (This step can be done any time after registering for classes.)
C E N T R A L P I E D M O N T C O M M U N I T Y C O L L E G E SUBSEQUENT SEMESTERS • All Career and College Promise students will be required to submit paper work each semester that they plan to take classes. • Refer to CPCC’s web site for important deadlines and registration dates for each semester.
C E N T R A L P I E D M O N T C O M M U N I T Y C O L L E G E FERPAFamily Educational Rights and Privacy Act • According to this federal law, instructors and College personnel cannot give out a student’s academic records, accommodations and disabilities to anyone other than the student, including the student’s parents.
C E N T R A L P I E D M O N T C O M M U N I T Y C O L L E G E IMPORTANCE OF TRANSCRIPT • Drops: Classes can be dropped through the 10% date of the class and will not appear on the student's record. Classes dropped between the 10% and 35% date of the each course are withdrawals. • Withdrawals: A student who for any reason cannot complete a course must take the responsibility to formally withdraw in order to avoid a failing grade. To receive a “W” grade, a student must withdraw prior to the 35% date of the class. The last day to withdraw is printed on each course syllabus. • College Transcript: Remember that whatever grade you get will follow you. Your college transcript begins with your first CPCC course, and these grades will be part of your permanent college transcript.
C E N T R A L P I E D M O N T C O M M U N I T Y C O L L E G E Student ServicesAcademic Learning Center • ALC is a tutoring center available to serve the academic needs of the students at CPCC. For any student enrolled in a curriculum course that needs individual assistance in addition to that which they are receiving in the classroom, CPCC has caring qualified staff who are ready to help them learn. • The ALC is committed to helping students in three crucial areas: • Overcoming difficulties with academic coursework • Promotion of independent learning • Proactive endowment of students with skills necessary to promote academic and life-long learning success
C E N T R A L P I E D M O N T C O M M U N I T Y C O L L E G E Student Disability Services • Provides academic accommodations and auxiliary aids/assistive technology to students with a documented disability. • Services provided include: • Classroom and testing accommodations • Sign language interpreting and communication access • Assistive technology • Disability Counseling and advocacy • Student must self-identify to the Disability Services office every semester. • Students must provide current and appropriate documentation. (DS will review your IEP but they may require additional information, such as a Psychological Evaluation). • Students are responsible for all class work. (Tutoring services maybe available through the Academic Learning Center, there is not Special Education in college).
C E N T R A L P I E D M O N T C O M M U N I T Y C O L L E G E Important Dates for Spring 2013 • Registration begins November 11. • Classes begin January 13. • Holiday: January 20. • Spring Break: March 10-14. • Second short session classes begin: March 17 • Holiday: April 18-20. • Final Exams: May 7-13. • Semester Ends:
C E N T R A L P I E D M O N T C O M M U N I T Y C O L L E G E HERE AT CPCC, WE LOVE OUR CAREER AND COLLEGE PROMISE STUDENTS AND WANT THEM TO CONTINUE WITH US
C E N T R A L P I E D M O N T C O M M U N I T Y C O L L E G E There are many advantages to attending CPCC
C E N T R A L P I E D M O N T C O M M U N I T Y C O L L E G E Accessibility CPCC has six area campuses as well as online courses available.
C E N T R A L P I E D M O N T C O M M U N I T Y C O L L E G E Harper Cato Central Merancas Harris Levine
C E N T R A L P I E D M O N T C O M M U N I T Y C O L L E G E Affordability • Fraction of the cost of a 4 year college or university • Financial Aid is available • Scholarships are offered through the CPCC Foundation
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