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The Early College @ Center Grove A Smaller Learning Community 1:1 Laptop Initiative. What is The Early College at Center Grove ?. A college preparatory program aimed at helping students gain college credit and experience college before they graduate from high school.

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what is the early college at center grove
What is The Early College at Center Grove?
  • A college preparatory program aimed at helping students gain college credit and experience college before they graduate from high school.
  • Rigorous course work with support through “Office Hours” that will prepare students for college readiness and success.
  • Mentoring, personalization, project-based learning and an emphasis on study skills.
ec faculty
EC Faculty

ENGLISH – Krista Hensley, Debi Dixon, Melissa Warner

MATH – Lindsay Hull, Julie Coyne, Shawn Sanders

SCIENCE – Alisha Lemons, Clay Heavin, Brian Weidman

SOC STUDIES – Jenna Rickmon, Jeff Buckmaster, Eric Howe

BUSINESS – Tracy Buck

KEYSTONE – Shannon Sheely

SPECIAL SERVICES – Dana Pfaff, Judy Shockley

Adjuncts – Kathleen Kersey, Cindy Cullom, Brad Timmons, Rick Jones, Adam Gaff

LEAD TEACHER – Krista Hensley

enrollment data
Enrollment Data

*As of August each year

vu enrollment data 2011 2012 fall semester
VU Enrollment Data- 2011-2012Fall Semester

465 VU course enrollments

Total potential credits being earned is 1,531 for this semester

Credit hour ranges from 3 to 15 per student

ec scholars will agree to
EC Scholars will agree to

The pursuit of an Associate Degree (General Studies with a liberal arts emphasis)

OR

The pursuit of a Collegiate Certificate

( 30 hours)

sophomores
Sophomores

Sophomores

Algebra 2

American Lit. (American Studies)

American Hist. (American Studies)

Chemistry or Earth Science

PE/Health (VU Personal Fitness and Wellness)**

HS or college elective

HS or college elective

Study Hall

accuplacer
Accuplacer

Will be given in mid-February during American Studies class and English 11 classes.

Will be given in mid-February to freshmen who meet the criteria – homework completion, lexile level, grades, English screening test.

Two parts – English/Reading and Math

Untimed – must finish it within a two week window.

Scores will determine which college classes students may enroll in.

course required for the associate degree
Course required for the Associate Degree

60 total credit hours

ENGLISH– ENGL 101, ENGL 102, LITR 221, LITR 223. LITR 100 or one of the “appreciations”.

PFWL 100

MATH – MATH 102

SCI – ERTH 100 or BIOL 100

SPCH 143

SOCL 151, SOCL 245

PSYC 142

Study Skills - SKLS 103

Two of these three courses – HUMN 210, PHIL 212, ENGL 202

One course from this group of classes – MUSM 118, ARTT 110, THEA 100, ERTH 100 or BIOL 100

Sixteen hours of elective credits (SKLS 105, COMP 110, MUSM 118, ART 110, THEA 100, COMP 107, PHIL 212, POLS 111, HIST 139, HIST 140, HUMN 211, SPAN 101, SPAN 103, SPAN 201)

credit hour summary for the as degree
Credit hour summary for the AS Degree

13 three-credit hour courses = 39

1 two-credit hour course = 2

1 four-credit hour course = 4

SUBTOTAL = 45

5 three-credit hour electives = 15

GRAND TOTAL = 60 crhrs

approximate cost for 60 credit hours at the ec@cg
Approximate cost for 60 credit hours at The EC@CG

Low end - $2,500

High end - $3,200

vu x mester required participation
VU X-MesterRequired participation

The student session is an intensive two-week event (June 2-16, 2012) on the Vincennes campus. Cost is approximately $1,000. Fundraising opportunities available.

The students will earn transcripted college credit while living in the dorms, eating at the dining hall, learning in the labs, lecture halls and classrooms and studying in the library accompanied by a wide range of extra-curricular options.

more details
More details:

Strong Math students may double up in math and take VU MATH 102 College Algebra along with Geometry

Strong students may take Government and Econ their junior year. Weaker students should only take Govt.

Strong students should consider taking POLS 111 which will count as HS government.

vu courses for juniors
VU Courses for Juniors
  • Art 100
  • MUSM 118
  • THEA 100
  • SPCH 142
  • ENGL 101
  • ENGL 102 ( for those who had ENGL 101)
  • HIST 139, HIST 140
  • POLS 111
  • SOCL 151
  • SPAN 101,103,201
  • Accuplacer Reading
  • No Accuplacer
  • Accuplacer/Reading
  • Accuplacer ReadWrit
  • Accuplacer ReadWrit
  • C in ENGL 101
  • Accuplacer ReadWrit
  • No Accuplacer
  • Accuplacer Reading
  • Placement tests
more courses for juniors
More Courses for Juniors

MATH 102 - College Algebra (double)

ENGL 202 – Creative Writing

SKLS 104 – Study Skills

READ 011 and MATH 016 (developmental courses) will be offered in summer school – dates to be determined – cost is $225

senior year schedule
Senior Year Schedule
  • Students may choose courses which meet their needs for degree completion and/or college admissions.
  • Students are encouraged to take at least one AP Course.
vu courses for seniors
VU Courses for Seniors
  • Art 100
  • MUSM 118
  • THEA 100
  • SPCH 142
  • ENGL 101
  • ENGL 102 ( for those who had ENGL 101; required for the AS Degree)
  • LITR100
  • LITR 221 World Lit II
  • LITR 223 Amer Lit II
  • HIST 139, HIST 140
  • POLS 111
  • SOCL 151
  • SPAN 101,103,201
  • PSYC 142
  • Accuplacer Reading
  • No Accuplacer
  • Accuplacer Reading
  • Accuplacer ReadWrit
  • Accuplacer ReadWrit
  • C in ENGL 101
  • Verbal SAT 420
  • Verbal SAT 420
  • Verbal SAT 420
  • Accuplacer Reading
  • No
  • Accuplacer Reading
  • Placement tests
  • Accuplacer Read,Writing, Math

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more vu courses for seniors
More VU Courses for Seniors

MATH 102 - College Algebra (yearlong; double up with Geometry)

ENGL 202 – Creative Writing

SKLS 105 – Study Skills

SOCL 245 – Cultural Diversity*

HUMN 211 – Intro to Humanities 1*

PHIL 212 – Intro to Philosophy*

* For the Associates Degree – college soph level courses

partnership with vincennes university1
Partnership with Vincennes University

We receive special tuition rates:

  • $25 per credit hour if the course is taught by one of our teachers who is credentialed by VU or if the class is on the Priority Liberal Arts List from the ICHE.
  • $75 per credit hour if the course is taught by an adjunct or through distance learning.
p artnership with vincennes university
Partnership with Vincennes University
  • Students enrolled in VU courses have access to all online student resources from VU. FEES MUST BE PAID BY THE FIRST DAY OF CLASS.
  • VU provides free Accuplacer testing for our students. ( $8 per student)
  • Whenever possible, VU allows us to purchase textbooks to rent to our students, a cost-saving measure for students.
p artnership with vincennes university1
Partnership with Vincennes University

VU provides academic support for curriculum alignment and articulation agreements for transfer credits.

VU provides free tutoring in math and English

VU provides adjuncts to us at no cost to the school corporation.

VU provides a new full-time Academic Dean, Josh Baker.

ec summer school for 2013
EC Summer School for 2013

READ 011 and MATH 016, two developmental classes will be offered this summer at CGHS. The cost is $225, and they are not college credit-bearing classes. Open to rising sophomores, juniors and seniors. Enroll on line after March 1. These are not credit recovery.

Other possibilities are COMP 107- Web Page Design and others TBA.

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For more information :

Contact Sandy Hillman, Director of The EC@CG hillmans@centergrove.k12.in.us or Krista Hensley, EC Lead Teacher hensleyk@centergrove.k12.in.us

http://www.centergrove.k12.in.us/domain/158

For questions about credit transferability, contact the Indiana Commission on Higher Education

http://www.transferin.net/CTL.aspx