Welcome to Patrick Henry Community College <br />Dual Enrollment Program <br />Presented by: <br />Chameeka N. Smith <br />March 2011 <br />
1.2 million students were dual enrolled in 2005<br />“College credit earn prior to high school graduation reduce the average time to a degree and increase the likelihood of graduation”<br />Did you know…<br />
Franklin County High School<br />Students can receive college credit by enrolling in 18 dual enrollment courses <br />
Henry County Public Schools<br />In 2009, 1,216 students took one or more dual enrollment courses <br />
Martinsville City Public Schools<br />All students are offered the dual enrollment program <br />
Patrick County Public Schools<br />28 seniors graduated with a high school diploma and Associate’s degree in June 2010 <br />
Providing high school students the opportunity to enroll in college level courses while in High School <br />Opportunity to earn high school credits and college credits simultaneously <br />What is Dual Enrollment? <br />
Comparison <br />High School Graduate <br />Dual Enrollment Graduate <br />Received a high school diploma <br />Received a high school diploma<br />Received college credits<br />Received a college transcript <br />Exposed to college classes and faculty expectations <br />
Must be a high school junior or senior attending a public or private school <br />Exceptional freshman and sophomore on a case-by-case basis; home school students can also participate <br />Must apply to PHCC<br />Must take and pass the College placement test (COMPASS or ASSET)<br />Receive a recommendation from a high school official <br />Parental consent <br />Eligible for the Dual Enrollment program <br />
Step 1: Complete an PHCC application and schedule a placement test<br />Step 2: Select course(s) with high school counselor <br />Step 3: Register (tuition/textbooks)<br />Step 4: Visit PHCC to learn about services and activities available <br />Role of Parent and Students <br />
Step 5: Participate in class; do assignments on time <br />Step 6: Put forth your best efforts and strive for A’s and B’; Remember grades become a part of your college transcript <br />Role of Parent and Students <br />
Saving money<br />Free college placement testing <br />Receiving high school and college credit simultaneously<br />Development of an official college transcript <br />Introduction to college courses and faculty expectations<br />Progress towards next academic goals without having to want until high school graduation <br />College resources <br />Benefits of Dual Enrollment <br />
For more information please contact: <br />Patrick Henry Community College<br />Dual Enrollment Coordinator<br />645 Patriot Ave<br />Martinsville, VA 24112<br />(276)638-8777<br />PreziPresentation: http://prezi.com/wf6nytbga76d/phcc/<br />
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