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DUAL ENROLLMENT /COLLEGE CREDITS NOW. January 27, 2011 Dr. Varieta Benjamin. OVERVIEW. DUAL ENROLLMENT Accel Move On When Ready Joint Enrollment. DUAL ENROLLMENT/COLLEGE CREDITS NOW. What is Dual Enrollment? Which programs are classified as dual enrollment?

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dual enrollment college credits now

DUAL ENROLLMENT /COLLEGE CREDITS NOW

January 27, 2011

Dr. Varieta Benjamin

overview
OVERVIEW

DUAL ENROLLMENT

  • Accel
  • Move On When Ready
  • Joint Enrollment
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DUAL ENROLLMENT/COLLEGE CREDITS NOW
  • What is Dual Enrollment?
  • Which programs are classified as dual enrollment?
  • How does it differ from Advanced Placement?
  • What are the criteria for participation?
  • What about grades?
  • What classes are possible?
  • Will the credit transfer?
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DUAL ENROLLMENT/COLLEGE CREDITS NOW!
  • What is the procedure?
  • Are the classes hard?
what is dual enrollment
What is Dual Enrollment?
  • “Dually” enrolled in high school and college
  • Earn high school graduation credits
  • Earn college credits
which programs classify as dual enrollment
Which Programs Classify as Dual Enrollment?
  • Accel
  • Move on When Ready (new)
  • Gateway to College
    • Dropouts & Students who are not on track (16 yrs old with 6 credits)
      • Perimeter College
      • Savannah Technical College
  • Early College: High schools at designated college sites: http://www.earlycolleges.org (new)
which programs classify as dual enrollment cont d
Which Programs Classify as Dual Enrollment, cont’d?

Early College…NEW!!!

  • Compresses the number of high school years to a college degree
  • Removes financial and other barriers to college
which programs classify as dual enrollment cont d1
Which Programs Classify as Dual Enrollment, cont’d?
  • Residential
    • West Georgia - Advanced Academy http://www.advancedacademy.org/
    • Middle GA College- Georgia Academy of Aviation Mathematics Engineering & Science (GAMES) http://www.mgc.edu/academic/scimathenga/games/
    • Gifted students
    • Meet the approved GPA & SAT/ACT scores
which institutions are eligible
WHICH INSTITUTIONS ARE ELIGIBLE?
  • A unit of the University System of Georgia
  • A branch of the Technical College System of Georgia
  • A private independent nonprofit postsecondary institution eligible for tuition equalization grants
  • A private proprietary postsecondary institution eligible for tuition equalization grants
de vs ap
DE vs. AP

How is

Dual Enrollment

Different

From AP ?

dual enrollment classes
Dual Enrollment Classes
  • Enrolled in college
  • Taught by college instructor
  • No points added to the final grade
advanced placement classes
Advanced Placement Classes
  • Taught by Brookwood teachers
  • 10 pts Added to final grade
  • Credit earned through exam
what are the criteria for participation
What Are the Criteria for Participation?
  • 970 S.A.T.
    • 530 Verbal
    • 440 Math
  • 3.0 core academic avg.
  • Classified as Jr. or Sr.
what about grades
What About Grades?
  • Letter grades transcribed to mid-point of GCPS grading scale
  • Highest possible grade—95
  • All grades included on high school transcript
mid point of gcps grading scale
Mid-Point of GCPS Grading Scale
  • A = 95
  • B = 85
  • C = 78
  • D = 72
  • F = 50
point values new
Point Values…NEW!!!
  • 1-2 semester hrs =.5 Carnegie credit
  • 3-5 semester hrs =1 Carnegie credit
  • Seat hours are not required
will the credits transfer
Will the Credits Transfer?
  • Grade of “C” or better
  • Public college & universities in Georgia
  • Student’s responsibility to investigate
what classes are possible
What Classes Are Possible?

CORE

  • English
  • Math (Based on placement test)
  • Science
    • Life Science
    • Physical Science
  • Social Studies
  • Foreign Language
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THE

CLASSES ARE

CHALLENGING!!

of equal importance
Of Equal Importance…
  • It is important to have a serious and open discussion about your postsecondary educational and career goals.
  • A high school student’s social and emotional maturity can often be the major determinant of success as a Dual Credit Enrollment student.
student responsibility
STUDENT RESPONSIBILITY
  • Student initiated and student managed…
  • Complete schedule changes for BHS
  • Maintain contact w/ BHS for graduation and extra-curricular activities
what is the procedure
What Is The Procedure?
  • Register/Take S.A.T. or A.C.T.
  • See your BHS counselor
  • Complete Declaration ofIntent form, and turn it in to Counseling Office
  • Apply for admission to college
    • Check application deadlines
do i register for bhs classes
Do I register for BHS classes?
  • Registration begins Feb. 14-23.
  • Register for 6 BHS classes
  • BHS will make schedule changes in August to accommodate college classes
    • Letter of acceptance required!
    • College schedule required!
accel
ACCEL
  • ACCEL

ACCE

L

ACCEL

what is the accel program
What is the ACCEL Program?
  • It is a collaborative effort between GDOE and the Board of Regents whereby high school students take academic college courses to receive both high school credit and postsecondary credit.
  • The program is administered by the Georgia Student Finance Commission (including the funding process).www.gsfc.org
accel award
ACCEL-award
  • Students attending public institutions receive
    • tuition, HOPE-approved mandatory fees, and a book allowance of $150 per semester (6+ hrs = full book allowance; 1 to 5 hrs = half book allowance).
  • Students attending private institutions receive up to $3,000 per academic year for full-time enrollment (or a pro-rated amount for less than full-time attendance).
the accel program eligibility
THE ACCEL PROGRAM ELIGIBILITY
  • Students must be classified as a legal resident of Georgia.
  • Students must meet citizenship requirements.
  • Students must meet Selective Service Registration requirements.
  • Students must be in compliance with Georgia’s Drug-Free Postsecondary Education Act of 1990.
  • Students must meet the postsecondary school’s admissions requirements.
requirements for georgia perimeter college
REQUIREMENTS FOR GEORGIA PERIMETER COLLEGE
  • GPA requirement – 3.0 core gpa
  • SAT minimum scores – Critical Reading 530/ Math 440
  • ACT minimum scores – English 23/Math 18/

Composite 20

  • 530 SAT or 22 ACT Math score is required for students taking fourth year of Math
  • CAUTION: No Gwinnett Location
requirements for gainesville college
REQUIREMENTS FOR GAINESVILLE COLLEGE
  • GPA requirement – 3.0 core gpa
  • SAT minimum scores – Critical Reading

480/ Math 460

  • ACT minimum scores –English 20/Math 19
  • If taking 4th year of LA and Math – 530 V, 530 M (SAT) or 24E, 22 M (ACT)
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Requirements for Middle Georgia College – GAMES (Georgia Academy of Aviation, Math, Engineering and Science)
  • GPA Requirement – 3.5 Core GPA
  • ► SAT Minimum – Math 560/Critical Reading 530
  • ► ACT Minimum – Math 24, English 23, Composite 24
requirements for west georgia college advanced academy
REQUIREMENTS FOR WEST GEORGIA COLLEGE – ADVANCED ACADEMY

GPA Requirement – 3.5 Core GPA

►SAT Minimum – Math 530/Critical Reading 580

Composite 1150

►ACT Minimum – Math 22, English 25, Composite 25

georgia gwinnett college
GEORGIA GWINNETT COLLEGE

GPA Requirement – 3.0 Core GPA

►SAT Minimum – Math 460/Critical Reading 480 Composite 970 (CR+M)

► ACT Minimum – Math 19, English 21, Composite 20

accel length of eligibility
ACCEL-length of eligibility
  • Accel is not available during Summer terms.
  • Accel hours will be included in the 127 semester/190 quarter HOPE Combined-Paid-Hours limitation.
after you have been accepted for college
AFTER YOU HAVE BEEN ACCEPTED FOR COLLEGE…….
  • Contact the Accel/Dual Enrollment representative at the selected college to schedule an advisement conference.
  • Register for college classes in the spring to July/early August
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AFTER YOU HAVE BEEN ACCEPTED FOR COLLEGE…….
  • Attend mandatory Advisement Session at B.H.S in August (date to be announced).
  • Provide Accel Coordinator with
    • letter of acceptance

copy of schedule

accel application process
ACCEL-application process

These forms

are found at

www.gsfc.org

  • Student completes “Student Section” of Accel Program Application Online
  • High School completes “High School Section” of Accel Application
  • College completes “College Section” of Accel Application
  • Completed application is forwarded to GSFC and college invoices to GSFC
what is the move on when ready mowr program
WHAT IS THE MOVE ON WHEN READY (MOWR) PROGRAM?
  • Provides opportunities for high school juniors and seniors to enroll full-time in postsecondary institutions to earn both high school and college credits simultaneously.
how is this different from the accel program
HOW IS THIS DIFFERENT FROM THE ACCEL PROGRAM?
  • Accel: Full-time or part-time
  • Hope funded
  • Impacts Hope credits
  • MOWR: Must attend college full-time
  • FTE funded-State Department of Education
  • Does not impact HOPE
who is eligible
WHO IS ELIGIBLE?
  • A high school junior or senior seeking a high school diploma from an eligible Georgia high school
  • The student should have been enrolled in a public school during the preceding October and March enrollment count.
who is eligible cont d
WHO IS ELIGIBLE, cont’d?
  • Be a legal resident of Georgia
  • Maintains satisfactory academic progress towards fulfilling applicable high school graduation requirements.
  • Meets all college admission and registration requirements
how do students maintain eligibility
HOW DO STUDENTS MAINTAIN ELIGIBILITY?
  • Be a full-time student for a minimum of 12 semester hours or the equivalent quarter hours after the drop/add period.
  • Students who drop below full-time status for any reason during the term forfeit their eligibility to continue in MOWR program and will return to their local high school.
how is it funded
HOW IS IT FUNDED?
  • The Georgia Department of Education
    • tuition, fees and materials.
    • The student and parents/guardians would be responsible for all other possible expenses:
      • food
      • lodging
      • transportation, etc.
what about extracurricular activities
WHAT ABOUT EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES?
  • MOWR students are eligible to participate in all interscholastic activities.
  • Must meet all the requirements, schedules, and conditions to be able to participate.
  • In some cases this may not be possible due to class schedule conflicts.
advantages
Advantages
  • Offers excellent means of “getting ahead”
  • Offers flexibility for the mature, responsible student
  • Eases the transition from high school to college
  • Saves money
disadvantages
Disadvantages
  • NO GUARANTEES!
  • Must meet demands of 2 schools
  • Requires maturity and responsibility
  • Can impact graduation
joint enrollment defined
Joint Enrollment Defined
  • A process through which high school students take courses at a state public or private postsecondary institution while still enrolled as a high school student and receive college credit only at the postsecondary institution.
  • It is an ACCEL program.
summary
Summary
  • Good Programs
  • Not for Every Student
  • Investigate all options
questions answers
QUESTIONS & ANSWERS
  • See your Counselor
  • PowerPoint will be on the Counselor’s website in a few days