The Postsecondary Options Program Nordonia High School

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Introductions
College Credit Plus (CCP) Defined
Eligibility: Who? And Options
Advantages and Considerations
Graduation Requirements
Scheduling
CCP Pathways
Academic Credit: From CCP to NHS
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Weighted Grades
Failure or Withdrawal from CCP course(s)
Extracurricular and Athletics
Counseling: High School and College
NHS PSEO/CCP Statistics
Steps to Follow
Questions?
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CCP replaces Ohio’s Post-Secondary Enrollment Options program
(PSEO) and all alternative dual enrollment programs previously
governed by Ohio Revised Code Chapter 3365.
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CCP program operational 2015/16 school year.
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CCP program allows college-ready students, grades 7-12, an
opportunity to earn college and high school graduation credit
through the successful completion of college courses.
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The purpose of the program is to promote rigorous academic
pursuits and expose students to options beyond the high school
classroom.
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College-ready students grades 7-12 who qualify for college admission.
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College Credit Plus requires two fundamental conditions:
1.) Students must be enrolled in both college and high school.
2. ) Student earns transcripted college and high school credit upon
successful completion of the course. Transcripted credit is
recognized on the student’s college transcript upon successful
completion of the college course. The high school student is
enrolled at the college at the time the student is taking the college
course.
Option A:
 Student earns high school and/or college credit
 Cost of program is funded entirely by student and
their family
 Tuition and fees are paid directly to the university
 Student can attend Fall, Spring or Summer
Option B:
 Student earns both high school and college credit
 No cost to student and their family unless student
earns a grade of W, F, NF, SF
 Costs are funded by the state and school district
 Student can attend Fall or Spring Term only
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Intent form must be signed by March 30th to participate the following
school year.
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Students and parents must attend a mandatory information session and
sign forms.
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Students secure admission requirements and deadlines from postsecondary institution of their choice.
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Curriculum is expanded: Choose from a wider
variety of courses.
Academic challenge and opportunity for
concentrated study in areas of special
interest.
Chance to experience college-level work and
preview college.
Earn both high school and college credits at
the same time.
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Increased responsibility for learning.
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More demanding work.
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Less structured environment.
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Reduced opportunity for participation in high school activities,
extracurricular programs, and athletics.
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Opportunities for social development with peers.
 Social Discomfort:
-Student peers on a college campus are different from high
school.
- It may be more difficult to develop strong friendships while
going to both high school and college.
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Increased financial obligations for education.
Student who fail or withdraw from a course are liable to the
college for ALL tuition costs, fees, books and materials
provided.
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Possible affect on GPA, class rank and eligibility or graduation.
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A failing grade in a high school required course will need to be repeated.
*This may jeopardize timely graduation.
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Increased time for travel and study.
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Transportation is the responsibility of the student and their
parents.
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Class scheduling difficulties.
-Students are responsible to make appropriate decisions and
bear consequences.
- Senior trips, spring break, schedules, high school field trips
can interfere with college class times.
- It may be impossible to schedule all desired classes.
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Ohio High School Athletic Association eligibility
requirements must be met for all athletes.
*NHS PSEO/CCP Student Speakers*
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All students of Nordonia High School must
complete the following:
- Established requirements set by the Board
of Education.
- Approved course of study set by the Board
of Education.
- No graduation requirements may be waived
for any student participating in the CCP
program.
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Student must be scheduled for a combination of high
school and college classes that equal full-time status
(6 credits per semester but not to exceed 7 credits.)
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Limit of 30 credits per year.
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Limit of 120 credits maximum, even if beginning CCP
in 7th grade.
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Students withdrawing past the NHS deadline cannot
be scheduled into comparable high school classes
until the following semester.
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Students are responsible to make appropriate choices
within the course schedules at the two schools.
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Scheduling of college courses should be done after
appropriate NHS courses have been scheduled.
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College courses taken to fulfill high school requirements
must be complete before graduation.
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Students will not be given credit for college courses at the
remedial level of college.
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Close communication with School Counselor at Nordonia
and Academic Advisor at CCP school is imperative.
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A CCP Pathway is a grouping of college courses and
course sequences that total at least 15 and 30 college
credit hours.
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A CCP Pathway may be organized by major or career
path and include various core courses required for a
degree or professional certification by the college.
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Please refer to the NHS Program Booklet for the
2015/2016 school year on pages 14-17 for examples of
stackable pathways from Kent State University.
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Goal: Build stackable pathways supporting a 1 year certificate, 2 or 4 –Year degree.
Design Pathways to be flexible.
Students can complete a 15/30 credit hour pathway over multiple semesters.
Courses can be customized based upon student interest and placement and course availability.
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Sample Pathway – for student who places into ENG 11011 and MATH 11010; non-science major:
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15 Hour Pathway (KSU):
Kent Course Name &
Number
Course
Prerequisit
es
Location
High School
Requirement
College Credits
ENG 11011
College Writing I
MATH 11010
Algebra for Calculus
MUS 22121
Understanding of Music
PHY 11030
Seven Ideas That Shook the
Universe
PSYC 11762
General Psychology
Placement
Kent State University
English
3
Placement
Kent State University
Mathematics
3
Kent State University
Fine Art
3
Kent State University
Science
3
Kent State University
Social Science
3
Total Credits: 15
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30 Hour Pathway (KSU):
Kent Course Name &
Number
Course
Prerequisites
Location
High School
Requirement
College Credits
ENG 22072
Great Books Since 1700
COMM 15000
Introduction to Human
Communication
HIST 12071
History of the US: The
Modern Period
GEOL 11040
How the Earth Works
GEOL 11041
How the Earth Works Lab
SOC 12050
Introduction to Sociology
ENG 11011
Kent State
University
Kent State
University
English
3
English Elective
3
Kent State
University
Social Science
3
Kent State
University
Kent State
University
Kent State
University
Lab Science
3
Lab Science
1
Social Science
3
Total Credits: 16
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Convert college credit as follows:
1.)A CCP course transcripting 3 or more semester hours shall count as 1
full high school credit.
*Example: College Writing I at Kent State University=3 semester hours AND
converts to 1 full high school credit at NHS.
2.)A CCP course transcripting less than 3 semester hours shall count
as a proportional fraction of a high school credit.
*Example:
-2 semester hours course at Kent State University= 0.66 credits at NHS.
-1 semester hour course at Kent State University= 0.33 credits at NHS.
3.) Maximum number of hours allowed per school year in CCP
program at college=30 college hours AND cannot exceed 120 college
credit hours while in high school.
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ALL CCP course(s) are factored into students
GPA and class rank.
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CCP grades will be weighted:
-All advanced standing programs must be
weighted the same within subject area.
Honors classes may not be weighted
higher than any advanced standing
program.
If a student attends the same college after high
school graduation, full credit is awarded.
 Most universities within the state will grant full
credit.
 Colleges make decisions on an individual basis
considering how the coursework fits into the
student’s selected course of study at their
college.
 Students should check transfer policies of the
college(s) of interest.
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No credit is awarded for a failed course.
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If the failed course is a requirement for high
school graduation, it must be retaken and
completed before graduation.
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Financial responsibility belongs to the
student and his/her parents in the case of
failure or withdrawal.
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Proper paperwork must be filed with the
university to withdraw.
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Upon Withdrawal, the student must meet
with the Nordonia counselors to develop a
new graduation plan and schedule.
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CCP students are allowed to participate in all
Nordonia High School activities.
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Students participating in high school
activities are subject to the policy and
procedures established for the activities.
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Ohio High School Athletic Association and
NCAA rules govern eligibility. Students must
communicate with their counselors and
athletic directors to insure athletic eligibility.
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Students and parents should make an
appointment with the admissions/advising
staff at the university of choice.
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Take a transcript and a list of graduation
requirements.
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College advising staff are the experts on
courses offered at their institutions.
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Current NHS PSEO/CCP Statistics 2014/2015:
 NHS PSEO Seniors: 27
 NHS PSEO Juniors: 4
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Total NHS PSEO/CCP: 31 students
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PSEO/CCP Institutions that NHS Students
Attend:
 Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C): 1
 Kent State University (Main Campus): 2
 Kent State University (Twinsburg Campus): 27
 The University of Akron: 1
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Decide whether the program fits into your
educational and personal goals.
It is all about YOU!
-Your future
-Your goals
-Your challenges and choice
- What do you want to do and WHY?
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Refer to your packet:
- Cover page outlines steps to take
- Timeline
- Carefully read ALL materials
- Intent to participate form *March 30th
- Acknowledgement form
-Apply to college of your choice and follow
that university’s guidelines
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Online application for Option B,
www.kent.edu/ccp
Secondary School Transcript
SAT/ACT scores
Guidance Counselor Recommendation Form
2 Teacher Recommendation Forms
Essay
Student/Parent Authorization Form
Johanna Pionke, Director
Dual Enrollment Programs
Kent State University-Main Campus
[email protected]
330-672-3743
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Debra Z. Lamm, Post-Secondary Enrollment Coordinator
Kent State University-Geauga/Twinsburg Campus
[email protected]
440-834-4187
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Emily Rion, School Counselor, Class of 2017
Nordonia High School
[email protected]
330-908-6022
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