DCDAL College Transition

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DCDAL College Transition

  1. 1. Funded by the Delaware Department of Education
  2. 2. Benefits of a college education <ul><li>More opportunities and better jobs </li></ul><ul><li>Higher self esteem. </li></ul><ul><li>Be a role model for your family and friends. </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledge to help you in decision making and to express yourself. </li></ul><ul><li>More secure future. </li></ul><ul><li>Independence. </li></ul><ul><li>Better earning potential. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Look what education can do for you!
  4. 4. Why should I attend the College Transition Program? <ul><li>“ Nearly 60 percent (or more) of first year college students discover that, despite being fully eligible to attend college, they are not academically ready for postsecondary studies.” </li></ul><ul><li>- The National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education, June 2010 </li></ul>
  5. 5. Program components <ul><li>College Application Completion </li></ul><ul><li>FAFSA (Financial Aid) Completion </li></ul><ul><li>Career Planning </li></ul><ul><li>College Algebra </li></ul><ul><li>College Writing and Grammar </li></ul><ul><li>College Process </li></ul>
  6. 6. Process <ul><li>Recruitment/Student Survey </li></ul><ul><li>Attend a testing/orientation session. </li></ul><ul><li>Complete College Transition Application. </li></ul><ul><li>Meet with a Transition Counselor. </li></ul><ul><li>Start classes and begin your journey to college success. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Cost and Requirements <ul><li>There is no fee to attend this program. </li></ul><ul><li>Be on time. </li></ul><ul><li>Be respectful. </li></ul><ul><li>Have a positive attitude , and be willing to support others in your class. </li></ul><ul><li>Complete all homework assignments. </li></ul><ul><li>After successful completion of this program enroll in college. </li></ul>
  8. 8. How will we determine your progress? <ul><li>You will take an entrance Accuplacer Exam. </li></ul><ul><li>You will be taught Math, Grammar, Writing and various other skills. </li></ul><ul><li>You will be given a post Accuplacer Exam. </li></ul><ul><li>We will also talk to you regarding knowledge that you received not found on the test. </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>QUESTIONS! </li></ul><ul><li>Please call 302-883-0422 or e-mail kimsummerfield@dcdal.org </li></ul>

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