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Student-Parent Commitment Session June 2019

Student-Parent Commitment Session June 2019. Agenda Academy Goals & Pathways Summer Bridge & Course Registration Course Rigor, Transferability & Withdrawl Research & Evaluation. Academy Goals

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Student-Parent Commitment Session June 2019

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  1. Student-Parent Commitment Session June 2019

  2. Agenda • Academy Goals & Pathways • Summer Bridge & Course Registration • Course Rigor, Transferability & Withdrawl • Research & Evaluation

  3. Academy Goals • Prepare students for high-demand, high-wage and high-skill careers in health and medical sciences • Grow the number of industry certifications awarded to high school students • Provide internships, mentorships, clinical and cooperative experiences • Increase program completion, graduation rates, college readiness and transition to postsecondary education • Reduce proportion of students requiring remediation in college

  4. Seven Pathways Existing • Surgical Medical Sciences • Nursing New • Biomedical Informatics • Sports Medicine • Emergency Medical Services • Pharmacy • Medical Laboratory Sciences

  5. College Readiness: Summer Bridge Dates: July 8-19, 2019 Location:TC Williams High School3330 King StreetAlexandria, VA 22302 Time: Morning Session- 7:25 a.m.-10:40 a.m.       Mid Day Session- 11:00 a.m.-2:15 p.m. Late Afternoon- 2:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. Fridays: 9:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m. (All Students)

  6. Summer Bridge Activities • Apply to GW • Need non-ACPS Email Account • Create GW Email & Blackboard Account • Practice using Blackboard • College Research & Writing Sessions • Group Me • Career Speakers (Biot Tech Form) • Field Trip: July 12th (Need Signed Form) • Career Showcase: July 19th • Online Option

  7. TC Course Registration • Students new to ACPS • Sample Schedule • Ability to do multiple programs • Summer School

  8. Academic Support & Success • Progress Monitoring • Intervention Plan • Advisory • Building Better Futures & other supports • Dedicated Counselor 10-12 • Drop or Withdraw

  9. Academic Rigor: GW DE Courses To ensure program quality and academic integrity: • Dual enrollment (DE) courses will meet the same level and rigor as courses taught on GW’s campus • DE students are held to postsecondary expectations • Courses offered as hybrid and Blackboard is the LMS • Follow College Deadlines for assignment due dates • Assessment - College level • GW & ACPS grades are independent and may differ • Students must earn a C (73%) or better to continue in program

  10. Transcripts & Transferability GW Transcripts • DE courses generate college grades and transcript Transferability • Credits usually accepted as elective college credits • DE credit transferability is variable based on; • postsecondary institutions • college major GW SMHS guarantees transferability & guaranteed admission to BSHS degrees

  11. Research & Evaluation • Assess student performance and program quality • Evaluate student outcomes • Educational Research • Consent & Assent Process

  12. HEALTH CAREERS OPPORTUNITY PROGRAM (HCOP) • GW received a training grant from HRSA in 2018 • HCOP strives to create a future generation of health professionals from diverse backgrounds to provide culturally-competent care for unserved and underserved populations in our region • Federal support will be used to support the Governor’s Academy of Health Sciences • Student stipends, scholarships, technology, research HRSA=U.S. Health Resources & Services Administration

  13. HEALTHCARE EDUCATION & WORKFORCE PIPELINE • Educational partners include George Washington, Alexandria City Public Schools, NOVA Community College, Montgomery College, and Prince George’s County Community College

  14. CONSENT/ASSENT PROCESS Refer to Informed Consent & Privacy Authorization Form • The research supports the HCOP pipeline project • Participation is voluntary • Participation involves these activities: • Completing surveys related to the Academy • Joining small group discussions led by faculty • Completing questionnaire that explores student attitudes about caring for underserved populations • Taking a computer-based assessments called Implicit Association Tests that measure hidden biases.

  15. INSTRUMENTS • Health Professional Students’ Attitudes Toward the Underserved (HSATU) • Interprofessional Attitudes Scale (IPAS) • Project Implicit Mental Health (IAT) • Project Implicit Social Attitudes (IAT)

  16. QUESTIONS? • Turn In Forms • Online Information • Apply to GW • T-Shirt

  17. CONTACTS Michele Coffman Dual Enrollment & Academy Coordinator michele.coffman@acps.k12.va.us Linda Zanin Director of Strategic Partnerships lzanin@gwu.edu Reamer Bushardt Senior Associate Dean & Principal Investigator (HCOP) rbushardt@gwu.edu

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