Education - Mississippi State Board for Community and Junior

Report
An Overview of
Community College
Dual Credit/Dual
Enrollment in
Academic &
Career/Technical
Education
Joan Davis Haynes, Ph.D.
Associate Executive Director for Academic and Student Affairs
Mississippi Community College Board
Shawn Mackey, Ed.D.
Associate Executive Director for Workforce, Career & Technical Education
Mississippi Community College Board
Today’s Goal
• Provide an overview of dual credit and dual
enrollment in academic and career/technical
education in Mississippi’s community/junior
colleges
• Highlight changes made in the
2011 Legislative Session to
Mississippi statute
Contact Information
Joan Davis Haynes,
Ph.D.
Associate Executive
Director for
Academic and Student
Affairs
Mississippi Community
College Board
601-432-6106
[email protected]
Shawn C. Mackey,
Ed.D.
Associate Executive
Director for Workforce,
Career and Technical
Education
Mississippi Community
College Board
601-432-6351
[email protected]
Mississippi Statute
• Changes in Mississippi Statute in 2011
– House Bill 1163, Senate Bill 2389 & Senate Bill
2869
– Mississippi Code of 1972, as amended
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§37-15-37
§37-15-38
§37-15-39
§37-29-1
§37-101-28
Mississippi Statute
• § 37-15-37
– Repealed by HB 1163
– Previously stated IHL dual enrollment standards
• § 37-15-39
– Removed language defining dual enrollment
• § 37-29-1
– Previously stated MCCB dual enrollment
standards
Mississippi Statute
• § 37-101-28
– Repealed by HB 1163
– Previously stated articulation agreement
standards
• § 37-15-38
– Added language to include both IHL and MCCB
dual credit/dual enrollment standards
– Defined dual credit and dual enrollment
§ 37-15-38
• Definitions
• Establishes dual enrollment program for
MDE, IHL and MCCB
• Eligibility
• Admission criteria
• Tuition and cost responsibility
• Transportation responsibility
• Program allowances
§ 37-15-38
• School district average daily attendance
credit
• High school student transcript transfer
requirements
• Determining factor of prerequisites for
courses
• Ineligible/eligible courses
• Instructor qualifications
§ 37-15-38
• Process for determining articulation of
curriculum between high school, university,
and community and junior college courses
• High school Carnegie unit equivalency
• Course alignment
• Maximum dual credits allowed
• Guidance on local agreements
Definitions
Dual Enrollment (§37-15-38)
– A dual enrolled student is a student who is
enrolled in a community or junior college
or state institution of higher learning while
enrolled in high school.
Definitions
Dual Credit (§37-15-38)
– A dual credit student is a student who is
enrolled in a community or junior college
or state institution of higher learning while
enrolled in high school and who is
receiving high school and college credit for
postsecondary coursework.
Academic Maximum
Allowable Credits
• Dual Enrollment – student’s can earn
up to a semester's worth of college
credit in high school (semester’s worth
= 15 college credit hours)
• Dual Credit – unlimited number of
college credits
Academic Eligibility
Criteria Recommendation
Option 1
• Minimum overall GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
on all high school courses
and
• Successful completion of 14 core high
school units and/or junior status
and
• Written recommendation from school
principal or guidance counselor
Academic Eligibility
Criteria Recommendation
Option 2
• Minimum overall GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
on all high school courses
and
• A minimum composite ACT score of 30 or
the equivalent SAT score
and
• Written recommendation from school
principal or guidance counselor
CTE Eligibility
Criteria Recommendation
• Criteria for eligibility is determined by each
college
• Memorandums of Agreement must be
signed with local school districts
• Must meet the same admission criteria as a
traditional students
• Written recommendation from school
principal or guidance counselor
College or University
Decides
• Course pre-requisites
• Placement
• Instructor
• Teaching site
• Teaching schedule
• Tuition & fees (sometimes negotiable)
Academic Dual Credit
Course Offerings
• List of 58 courses approved by all 15
community colleges
• Courses within the academic general
education core
• Courses within the statewide articulation
agreement with IHL
• No developmental education courses
High School Carnegie
Unit Equivalency
• One (1) three-hour college course is equal to
one-half (1/2) high school Carnegie unit.
• A full Carnegie unit may be awarded for a
three-hour college course upon approval of
the local superintendent.
• Partial credit agreements may be developed.
Useful Academic Links
• Statewide Academic Dual Credit/Dual Enrollment
Articulation Agreement
• http://www.sbcjc.cc.ms.us/Pdfs/Pg/StatewideAcademicD
C-DEArticulationAgreement.pdf
• Dual Credit/Dual Enrollment Community/Junior
College Point of Contacts
• http://www.sbcjc.cc.ms.us/Pdfs/Pg/Cjcpointofcontact.pdf
Useful CTE Links
• CTE Statewide Articulation Agreement
• http://www.mccb.edu/pdfs/ct/StatewideArtManua
l2010.pdf
• Community College CTE Directory
• http://www.mccb.edu/pdfs/ct/cctodadirectory.pdf
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