Connecting Parents to the RS Experience
Fall 2013Parent/Guardian Welcome
What is Running
Start?
Benefits and
Challenges
Support and
Guidance
Dual Enrollment Program
Running Start
One 5 credit college class = 1 full credit at the high school
Credit is earned at bo...
Running Start Growth
2010 =
1291
2011 =
1,398
2012 =
1,503
Degree Options
Transfer Student
Enter the 4 year school any time starting
the winter quarter or second semester post
high ...
Academic Advising
Major exploration
Course selection
Educational planning
Graduation requirements
Complete all math
requirements
Take advantage of
online resources
Schedule
academic advising
sessions early
FERPA
Family Educational
Rights and Privacy Act
of 1974
Buckley Amendment
FERPA is enforced by
the Family Policy
Complianc...
What Information can be Released
Directory Information
Information that the student has given written
consent to release
I...
Student Rights
Students have the right to file a complaint with The U.S. Dept. of Education if they feel their
rights are ...
Parent Rights
Parents may obtain non-directory information if the
following conditions have been met:
• Through the writte...
Strategic Thinking
Parents
Barriers to Student Success
Barrier How Family Can Help Application
Pace of 11-week quarter system Empathetic Listening
Di...
Signs of Stress
Eating disorders
Procrastination
Withdrawal or isolation
Excessive sleep
Addictions to technology
Detached...
Running Start
Academic Policy
• BC requires all students to achieve a 2.00 GPA (“C” average) or be
placed on academic prob...
Processes for Probation Status Students
Inform Students &
HS Counselor
Regarding their
Status
Meet with Students
to discus...
Processes for Ineligible Status Students
Students can request an appeal process to come back to the
program (must have an ...
Student Resources
Counseling
Center
Reading/Writing
Labs
Academic
Tutoring Center
Academic
Advising
High School
Programs O...
Class Schedule Planning
15 credits = 45 hour week job
5 college credits = 1 year high school credit
RS students pay regula...
•High school grad requirements
•RS Enrollment Verification form must be completes each quarter
•BC Academic Advising
15 Cr...
Contact Information
High School Programs
Bellevue College
Student Services Building, B233
Phone: 425-564-2026
E-mail: hspr...
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  • Transfer Degrees (associate degrees) are offered as the first two years of a four-year education. Colleges and Universities then accept our students as juniors when they transfer. Professional/Technical Education, which provides an associate degree or certificate for students who want to enter the workforce rather than continue their education. Bachelor of Applied Sciences in Radiation and Imaging (concentration in either management or technology)
  • Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974Also known at the Buckley AmendmentFERPA is enforced by the Family Policy Compliance Office of the U.S. Department of EducationWe must comply with this law or risk losing our ability to issue financial aid, and the accreditation of our institution. Lawsuits caused by violations have cost colleges millions of dollars.
  • Directory InformationInformation that the student has given written consent to releaseInformation needed by employees who have a legitimate educational interest.Information needed by certain government agencies.
  • The right to respect and review their own educational records The right to seek to have those records amendedThe right to have some control over disclosure of informationAll students “in attendance” are covered under FERPA. At BC, this means they are covered from the first quarter they register.Students have the right to file a complaint with The U.S. Dept. of Education, if they feel their rights are being violated
  • Parents may obtain non-directory information if the following conditions have been met:Through the written consent of the studentIn compliance with a subpoenaBy submission of evidence that the parents declared the student as a dependent on their most recent federal income tax form.However, an institution is not required to disclose information from the student’s education records to any parent of a dependent student.Parents do not have access to faculty at any time.
  • IrritabilityWeight loss/gainDetachedAddictions to technologyExcessive sleepWithdrawal or isolationProcrastinationEating disorders
  • Counseling CenterReading/Writing LabsAcademic Tutoring CenterAcademic AdvisingDean’s Office Disability Resource Center Student Programs Office
  • Counseling CenterReading/Writing LabsAcademic Tutoring CenterAcademic AdvisingDean’s Office Disability Resource Center Student Programs Office
  • Counseling CenterReading/Writing LabsAcademic Tutoring CenterAcademic AdvisingDean’s Office Disability Resource Center Student Programs Office
  • Time commitment: 15 credits = 45 hour week jobDifferent credit systems: 5 college credits = 1 year high school creditRS students pay regular tuition for below college level math classes and over 18 creditsOnline and telecourses are not recommended – most students learn better in an interactive settingConsider high school class schedule, work schedule and outside activity schedule when planning classesPlan travel and parking time into your scheduleIf planning on taking a world language level 123 or higher you must get placement by instructor. 564-2341. You must call, not your parent as they will have questions for you. Grades are important: your BC transcript will become a permanent record that will follow you wherever you go
  • Parent welcome fall B342

    1. 1. Connecting Parents to the RS Experience Fall 2013Parent/Guardian Welcome
    2. 2. What is Running Start? Benefits and Challenges Support and Guidance
    3. 3. Dual Enrollment Program Running Start One 5 credit college class = 1 full credit at the high school Credit is earned at both the college and the high school Grades are sent to the High School Each quarter The Bellevue College Transcript is a real college transcript
    4. 4. Running Start Growth 2010 = 1291 2011 = 1,398 2012 = 1,503
    5. 5. Degree Options Transfer Student Enter the 4 year school any time starting the winter quarter or second semester post high school graduation Student must follow transfer student application requirements Student are granted BC college credit upon acceptance Bachelor Degrees • Bachelor of Applied Sciences in Radiation and Imaging • Bachelor of Applied Art Interior Design • Information Systems & Technology • Health Care Technology Management • Pending Nursing RS students apply to their 4 year universities as Freshman Student is entering the 4 year school post high school graduation in September Students must follow the freshman application process Student are granted BC college credit upon acceptance
    6. 6. Academic Advising Major exploration Course selection Educational planning Graduation requirements
    7. 7. Complete all math requirements Take advantage of online resources Schedule academic advising sessions early
    8. 8. FERPA Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 Buckley Amendment FERPA is enforced by the Family Policy Compliance Office of the U.S. Department of Education We must comply with this law or risk losing our ability to issue financial aid, and the accreditation of our institution Lawsuits caused by violations have cost colleges millions of dollars
    9. 9. What Information can be Released Directory Information Information that the student has given written consent to release Information needed by employees who have a legitimate educational interest Information needed by certain government agencies
    10. 10. Student Rights Students have the right to file a complaint with The U.S. Dept. of Education if they feel their rights are being violated All students “in attendance” are covered under FERPA The right to have some control over disclosure of information The right to seek to have those records amended The right to respect and review their own educational records
    11. 11. Parent Rights Parents may obtain non-directory information if the following conditions have been met: • Through the written consent of the student • In compliance with a subpoena • By submission of evidence that the parents declared the student as a dependent on their most recent federal income tax form • An institution is not required to disclose information from the student’s education records to any parent of a dependent student • Parents do not have access to faculty at any time
    12. 12. Strategic Thinking Parents
    13. 13. Barriers to Student Success Barrier How Family Can Help Application Pace of 11-week quarter system Empathetic Listening Difficulty of college level coursework Ask Questions Time/Stress Management Direct to BC Staff Experiencing a first-time low grade Support vs. Criticize
    14. 14. Signs of Stress Eating disorders Procrastination Withdrawal or isolation Excessive sleep Addictions to technology Detached Weight loss/gain Irritability
    15. 15. Running Start Academic Policy • BC requires all students to achieve a 2.00 GPA (“C” average) or be placed on academic probation • Approximately 12% of all Running Start students achieve below a 2.00 GPA in any given quarter • If your GPA for one quarter is below a 2.00, you will be placed on academic probation. • Running Start students who achieve below a 2.00 GPA for ANY TWO QUARTERS will become ineligible to participate in the program.
    16. 16. Processes for Probation Status Students Inform Students & HS Counselor Regarding their Status Meet with Students to discuss their Academic Successes Plan and Agreement Provide Campus Resources and Withdraw deadlines Discuss the “W” options for the failing classes
    17. 17. Processes for Ineligible Status Students Students can request an appeal process to come back to the program (must have an extenuating circumstances) Low grades can permanently damage college transcript - Effect an admission to 4 year college - Receiving Financial Aid or Scholarships once they become regular students Students who will be approved to come back to the program will have to meet with us throughout a quarter
    18. 18. Student Resources Counseling Center Reading/Writing Labs Academic Tutoring Center Academic Advising High School Programs Office Disability Resource Center Student Programs Office
    19. 19. Class Schedule Planning 15 credits = 45 hour week job 5 college credits = 1 year high school credit RS students pay regular tuition for below college level math classes and credits above the student approved credit count Online and Hybrid Classes Consider high school class schedule, work schedule and outside activity schedule Travel and parking time to and from the high school World language level 122 or higher—get placement by instructor
    20. 20. •High school grad requirements •RS Enrollment Verification form must be completes each quarter •BC Academic Advising 15 Credits •Purchase online •Purchase Each Quarter •$65.00 Parking Permit •BC Book Store Online •BC Book Store In Person •Rental Programs •Outside Vendors Book Purchases •Below College Level Math •Credits above the approved credit amount •Payment plan check wit the Cashiers Office Full College Tuition •TECHNOLOGY FEE: $3.50/CR •ENVIRONMENTAL & SUSTAINABILITY FEE: $1.00/CR •COMPREHENSIVE & COMMUTE TRIP REDUCTION (aka COMPREHENSIVE & TRANSPORTATION FEE): $3.20/CR (as of Fall 2013) College Fees •Online payment will reflect your accurate payment within 72 hours of registration •Payment due 7 days after registering or by the 1st day of the quarter which ever occurs first •Payment plan check with the Cashier’s Office Lab Fees May not Audit Classes
    21. 21. Contact Information High School Programs Bellevue College Student Services Building, B233 Phone: 425-564-2026 E-mail: hsprograms@bellevuecollege.edu Web Site: www.bellevuecollege.edu/hsprograms

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