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    • Welcome to Patrick Henry Community College
      Dual Enrollment Program
      Presented by:
      Chameeka N. Smith
      March 2011
    • 1.2 million students were dual enrolled in 2005
      “College credit earn prior to high school graduation reduce the average time to a degree and increase the likelihood of graduation”
      Did you know…
    • Did you know…
    • Franklin County High School
      Students can receive college credit by enrolling in 18 dual enrollment courses
    • Henry County Public Schools
      In 2009, 1,216 students took one or more dual enrollment courses
    • Martinsville City Public Schools
      All students are offered the dual enrollment program
    • Patrick County Public Schools
      28 seniors graduated with a high school diploma and Associate’s degree in June 2010
    • Providing high school students the opportunity to enroll in college level courses while in High School
      Opportunity to earn high school credits and college credits simultaneously
      What is Dual Enrollment?
    • Demonstration
    • Comparison
      High School Graduate
      Dual Enrollment Graduate
      Received a high school diploma
      Received a high school diploma
      Received college credits
      Received a college transcript
      Exposed to college classes and faculty expectations
    • Must be a high school junior or senior attending a public or private school
      Exceptional freshman and sophomore on a case-by-case basis; home school students can also participate
      Must apply to PHCC
      Must take and pass the College placement test (COMPASS or ASSET)
      Receive a recommendation from a high school official
      Parental consent
      Eligible for the Dual Enrollment program
    • Dual Enrollment
    • Step 1: Complete an PHCC application and schedule a placement test
      Step 2: Select course(s) with high school counselor
      Step 3: Register (tuition/textbooks)
      Step 4: Visit PHCC to learn about services and activities available
      Role of Parent and Students
    • Step 5: Participate in class; do assignments on time
      Step 6: Put forth your best efforts and strive for A’s and B’; Remember grades become a part of your college transcript
      Role of Parent and Students
    • Saving money
      Free college placement testing
      Receiving high school and college credit simultaneously
      Development of an official college transcript
      Introduction to college courses and faculty expectations
      Progress towards next academic goals without having to want until high school graduation
      College resources
      Benefits of Dual Enrollment
    • Questions???
      Closing Words
    • For more information please contact:
      Patrick Henry Community College
      Dual Enrollment Coordinator
      645 Patriot Ave
      Martinsville, VA 24112