Franklin Public Schools - PROgram

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The presentation made by Renee V Danho, Dean College, School of Professional and Continuing Studies to the Franklin (MA) School Committee meeting 8/25/09.

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Franklin Public Schools - PROgram

  1. 1. Dean CollegeFranklin Public Schools PROgram<br />~ Presented by <br />Renee Vachon Danho,<br />Dean of Professional and <br />Continuing Studies<br />
  2. 2. Facts aboutDean College<br />Student Enrollment Fall 2008:<br />1,030 full-time students<br />22 states and 18 countries<br />400 part-time enrollments<br />1,134 full-time equivalent<br />Transfer acceptance rate - approximately 98%<br />Dean College Campus Map<br />Page 2<br />
  3. 3. Our Brand:Prepare for What’s Next <br /> “Prepare for what’s next” sets a tone for optimism and accomplishment for the future,<br /> whether it is moving to another institution or enhancing your employment opportunities. <br />Page 3<br />
  4. 4. The Dean DifferenceRetention and Graduation <br />Retention Rates Graduation Rates<br /><ul><li>Private Colleges 62% 47%
  5. 5. Public Colleges 60% 33%
  6. 6. Community Colleges 50% 27%
  7. 7. Dean College 77% 50%</li></ul> Data Sources from ACT National Statistics on Retention and Graduation Rates.<br />Page 4<br />
  8. 8. The $1 Million Difference<br /> Research shows that an individual who has attained a bachelor&apos;s degree earns nearly $1 million more over his or her lifetime than a high school graduate.<br />Copyright 2009, State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company<br />Page 5<br />
  9. 9. Franklin Public Schools PROgram(Professional Resource Opportunity)<br />On-site -or- campus course delivery<br />Possible blended online (hybrid) courses<br />12-15 students/program <br /> cohort group<br /><ul><li>Cohorts may be </li></ul> combined for general <br /> education requirements.<br />Page 6<br />
  10. 10. Degree PROgrams<br />1. Business Administration (AS)<br />2. Liberal Studies (AA), with concentrations in: <br /><ul><li>Health Sciences
  11. 11. Computer Information Systems
  12. 12. Accounting
  13. 13. Education/Teaching
  14. 14. Human Resources</li></ul>Page 7<br />
  15. 15. Academic Calendar<br />Part-time= 3 courses per semester (9 credits)<br />1 traditional semester course (3 credits)<br /> + 2 accelerated quarter courses (6 credits)<br />2 courses / term (6 credits) <br />2 classes / week<br />1 class / day<br /><ul><li>Target start: September 2009
  16. 16. Graduation: August 2011</li></ul>Page 8<br />
  17. 17. Franklin Public Schools PROgram(Professional Resource Opportunity) <br />Benefits of PROgram Cohort Learning<br />Save money and have fewer loans to repay - economical.<br />Flexible & convenient course schedules – classes are planned to compliment your busy lifestyle.<br />Enjoy the college experience while you expand your skill set. <br />Thrive with a network of support from fellow commuters, dedicated advisors and highly qualified instructors.<br />Page 9<br />
  18. 18. 25% PRO-rated Tuition Savings<br />$12,000 PROgram Tuition <br /> (Professional Resource Opportunity)<br />- Financial Aid package<br /> (loans, scholarship, grants)<br />-Employee Tuition <br />Reimbursement Benefit<br />$ Your bottom-line<br />
  19. 19. Prepare for what’s next…<br />Complete our academic interest survey at http://www.surveymonkey.com/s.aspx?sm=mr4n7ue2Gzs0HPF_2bhsSq1Q_3d_3d<br />Complete your application for admission to the FPS PROgram, accompanied by an application fee of $20<br />Submit your high school transcript or GED<br />Submit your college transcripts from other institutions for evaluation of transfer credits <br />Complete your 2009-2010 Financial Aid Form at www.fafsa.ed.gov<br />Page 11<br />
  20. 20. I welcome your questions or comments…<br />Phone:508-541-1712or E-mail: rdanho@dean.edu<br />

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