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  1. Secondary Education Initiatives: College Credit Now!

  2. 24 TCSG Colleges • Albany Tech • Altamaha Tech • Athens Tech • Atlanta Tech • Augusta Tech • Central Georgia Tech • Chattahoochee Tech • Columbus Tech • Georgia NorthwesternTech • Georgia Piedmont Tech • Gwinnett Tech • Lanier Tech • Moultrie Tech • North Georgia Tech • Oconee Fall Line Tech • Ogeechee Tech • Okefenokee Tech • Savannah Tech • South Georgia Tech • Southeastern Tech • Southern Crescent Tech • Southwest Georgia Tech • West Georgia Tech • Wiregrass Georgia Tech

  3. Three Types of Credentials Technical Certificate of Credit (TCC) 8 weeks to 1 year Professional Diploma Usually 1 to 1 ½ years Applied Associate of Science Degree (AAS) Usually 2 years Flexible class schedules Classroom – day and evening courses Online courses Faculty are industry experienced

  4. TCSG Education Includes Business Programs • Accounting • Banking & Finance • Marketing • Management Education & Technology Programs • Early Childhood Ed • Mechatronics • Computer Information • CAD & AutoCAD • Game Development • Digital Media • Television Production Healthcare programs • Nursing • Dental • Medical Assisting • Pharmacy • Biomedical • Dental Hygiene • Surgical Tech • Radiology • Paramedic • Respiratory Security Programs • Criminal Justice • Fire Science • Homeland Security Trade & Agriculture • Automotive • Diesel & Truck Driving • Logistics • Welding • Machine Tool • Electrical • Aviation • Cosmetology • HVAC • Construction • Horticulture • Landscape Design And Many More!

  5. Georgia’s HOPE Program Tuition payment of $62.57 per credit hour Each are measured at checkpoints for eligibility Each has a CAP on credit hours in which they can receive payments. HOPE Grant • Pays towards TCC and Diploma programs • Normally only found at a technical college • HOPE Grant GPA of 2.0 or greater HOPE Scholarship • Pays for Associate Degrees and Bachelor Degrees • HOPE Scholarship GPA of 3.0 or greater • HOPE Grant GPA of 2.5 or greater

  6. College compared to Alternative Investments Washington Post June, 2013

  7. The FACTS: • 90% of fastest growing and highest paying jobs in America require some post-secondary education • Nationally, one third of students (about 1.3 million) each year leave high school without a diploma

  8. Secondary Initiatives - Vision Increase Post-Secondary Transition Improve high school completion rates Improve transition of students from high school of college Prepare students for college and careers

  9. Earn College Credit While Still In High School

  10. High School Dual Enrollment **Includes MOWR, Dual Enrollment, Joint Enrollment, and Accel

  11. Encourages high school completion • Encourages postsecondary completion • Expanded course offerings • HB186- Retain FTE funding • Increase student performance • Provide efficiency for tax payers Dual Credit Benefits High Schools

  12. Increase student performance • Create postsecondary pipeline • Provide early entry into workforce • Instruct efficiently • Enable tax payer efficiency Dual Credit Benefits Colleges

  13. Dual Credit Benefits High School Students • College savings • Enhanced high school experience • College experience • Expanded course offerings • Smaller class sizes • Job skills acquisition • Quicker entry into the workforce • Guaranteed Transfer Courses

  14. DE Students are… • More likely to earn a high school diploma • More likely to pursue a bachelor’s degree • More likely to earn higher first-semester GPAs • Having significantly higher cumulative college GPAs three years after high school • More likely to earned more college credits than non-participating peers DE Research Shows… • Male and low-income students seem to glean a particularly strong benefit from the dual enrollment programs • Students with lower high school grades benefit more than students with higher gradesRead more: Higher Ed

  15. Secondary Education Initiatives College Credit Now! Move On When Ready ACCEL/Dual Enrollment Joint Enrollment

  16. ACCEL High School students take courses from a postsecondary institution while still enrolled as a high school student and receive credit at both the high school and postsecondary institution for core courses. Funding Options • 100% Tuition Paid - Georgia Student Finance Commission • Fees May Apply • HS keep FTE funding

  17. Dual Credit High School students take courses from a postsecondary institution while still enrolled as a high school student and receive credit at both the high school and postsecondary institution. Funding Options • HOPE Grant • Fees may apply • HS keep FTE funding

  18. Joint Enrollment High school students take courses at a postsecondary institution while still enrolled as a high school student and receive college credit only at the postsecondary institution. Funding Options • HOPE GRANT • Student Can Self Pay • HS keep FTE funding

  19. Move on when ready High School Juniors and Seniors satisfy high school graduation requirements while enrolled full-time (12-15 semester hours) at a postsecondary institution. Funding Options • State FTE Funds: Covers 100% Tuition and mandatory fees • HS get administration fee

  20. Seamless Education HB 186 – Section I (7) Every state education agency, postsecondary institution, and local school system should provide all high school students with opportunities for accelerated learning through dual credit coursework leading to at least six postsecondary credits and have as a collective goal to graduate every student with postsecondary credit.

  21. Statewide Articulation Alliance:University System of GA

  22. 27 Courses Guaranteed!TCSG & USG Statewide Articulation Agreement TCSG Course USG Course Equivalent • American Literature ENGL 2130 • Art Appreciation         ARTS 1101 • World History I            HIST 1111 • World History II           HIST 1112 • U.S. History I               HIST 2111 • U.S. History II              HIST 2112 • Intro to Humanities    HUMN 1101 • Intro to Psychology PSYC 1101 • Intro to Sociology SOCI 1101 • American Govt.           POLS 1101 • Economics (Principles) ECON 1101 • Economics Macro ECON 1199 • Economics Micro         ECON 1998 TCSG Course USG Course Equivalent English Composition I ENG 1101 English Composition 11 ENG 1102 Public Speaking SPCH 1101 Biology I                      BIOL 1111 (L) Biology II                     BIOL 1112 (L) Chemistry I                  CHEM 1151 (L) Chemistry II                 CHEM 1152 (L) Intro to Statistics         MATH 1127 Pre-Calculus MATH 1113 Calculus                       MATH 1131 College Algebra MATH 1111 Math Modeling MATH 1101 Intro to Physics I         PHYS 1111 (L) Intro to Physics II         PHYS 1112 (L)

  23. Georgia Independent College Association (GICA) Articulation Agreements Agnes Scott College Andrew College Berry College Brenau University Brewton-Parker College Clark Atlanta University Covenant College Emmanuel College LaGrange College Mercer College Oglethorpe University Paine College Piedmont College Point University Reinhardt University Savannah College of Art & Design Shorter University Spelman College Thomas University Toccoa Falls College Wesleyan College Young Harris College

  24. GICA Articulation Agreements 52 courses are included in the Articulation Agreement

  25. Articulated Credit An articulation agreement is established by institutions to aid in a seamless transition without repetition of coursework already mastered in high school. Student will successfully pass the college exemption exam and matriculate to receive credit.

  26. Statewide Articulation Alliance:GA Department of Education

  27. Round I Official Assessments – Spring, 2013

  28. Round II Pilot Launch - Fall, 2013

  29. GA College Access Challenge Grant • For Dual, Joint, Accel, and MOWR enrollment • Grant reimburses college for purchasing whole textbooks and required supplies for student. • Students must be First Generation, Free and Reduced Lunch, or Documented Financial Hardship

  30. GETTING STARTED • Sign up with the High School Counselor or the Technical College High School Coordinator • Take ASSET/Compass Test • ACT or SAT scores may be used • Complete Admissions Paperwork • Begin Classes!

  31. What happens after I graduate High School? **NO COLLEGE GUARANTEES THE TRANSFER OF CREDIT. IT IS UP TO THE COLLEGE FOR WHICH YOU ARE APPLYING TO AWARD TRANSFER CREDIT. You may choose to stay in the technical college and complete your course work towards your goal. Transfer to another college.

  32. GA College Credit Move on When Ready Accelerate Initiatives Articulation Joint Early College Residential Soar Now DUAL ACCEL Enrollment Gateway Dianne Lassai Barker Technical College System of GA Thank You!