CareerTech: Getting Kids on Track for College through the Cooperative Alliance Program This presentation will cover the Cooperative Alliance Program, a partnership between CareerTech and OSRHE. CareerTech is located in Stillwater www.okcareertech.org OSRHE is located in Oklahoma City www.okhighered.org Through this partnership students can earn transcripted college credit. Credit is applied toward Associates of Applied Science Degree Workforce Degree Not a terminal degree Raise your hand when you read this line. People will look, but don’t be afraid! The Cooperative Alliances is a true statewide effort. All 29 technology centers participate. There are 15 college partners. You pay no tuition. You are now more than halfway through the bullet points. It is an Academic Service Fee It only cost $8 per hour. You have to have a 19 ACT, 15 PLANACT or 2.5 GPA to be eligible. Students really benefit. This is a great program. Now put your hand down, you are a fast reader!
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“For the students who are unable to meet the rigor of the program, we are forming a partnership with the local career tech facility to transfer those students to their center for training in the technical career paths within the engineering field.”
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“College attainment is increasingly important to the U.S. economy as the workforce demands education and training that properly prepare our citizens for success in the global, knowledge economy.” A Stronger Nation Through Higher Education, The Lumina Foundation
“Increasing access to more Oklahoma students and maximizing state resources, Cooperative Alliances between associate in applied science degree granting institutions and career technology centers allow high school and adult students to earn college credit for courses taken in specific programs at technology centers.” 2008 Employment Outcomes Reports, OSRHE
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Jeremy L Zweiacker |State Tech Prep and Alliance Coordinator http://oktechprep.blogspot.com/
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