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Career and College Promise Dual Enrollment

Career and College Promise Dual Enrollment

WHAT: Career & College Promise (CCP) is North Carolina’s dual enrollment program for high school students. This program allows eligible high school students to enroll in college classes at North Carolina community colleges and universities through their high school. Students who successfully complete college courses earn college credit they can take with them after graduation. In many cases, students can also earn dual credit — meeting high school graduation requirements with college courses.

 

WHERE: Courses are offered through a partnership between Carteret County Schools (CCPS) and Carteret Community College (CCC).

 

WHO: There are 3 pathways that are offered: College Pathway, Career and Technical Education Pathway, and Cooperative Innovative high schools (MaST).   These are available to students in Carteret County Public Schools starting in 9th grade.  The eligibility criteria for enrollment are:  

 

Options for Junior/Senior Students:

  • Option I - College Transfer Pathways Associate of Arts / Science/ Fine Arts / Engineering and Nursing
    • Requirements:
      • Be a high school junior or senior;
      • Be enrolled in at least (2) high school courses if a junior or 1st semester senior;
      • Have an unweighted GPA of 2.8 or higher – maintained & verified every semester; OR demonstrate college readiness on an approved assessment or placement test in all domains (English, Math and Reading). ACT 18 / 22/ 22 – SAT 460 / 510; and
      • Demonstrate that they are making adequate yearly progress toward high school graduation.
  • Option 2 - Career and Technical Education Pathways Leading to an Associate Degree, Diploma or Certificate

    • Requirements:

      • Be a high school junior or senior;

      • Be enrolled in at least (2) high school courses if a junior or 1st semester senior;

      • Have an unweighted GPA of 2.8 OR Demonstrate college readiness on an approved assessment or placement test in all domains (English, Math and Reading). ACT 18 / 22/ 22 – SAT 460 / 510; OR Obtain a waiver from the high school principal indicating anticipated success in and benefit of the intended program of study (required every semester);

      • Meet the prerequisites for the courses in the career pathway; and

      • Demonstrate that they are making progress toward high school graduation

Options for 9th/10th Grade Students:

  • Option 1: 9th and 10th Grade College Transfer Pathway Enrollment
    • Requirements 9th and 10th grade students:

      • Students must demonstrate the need for an Accelerated Academic Plan by meeting the following criteria:

      • Must be identified as AIG in Reading, English and Math by Carteret County Schools

      • Must take a minimum of one high school course in Middle School with an A and a
        score of 90th%ile or above on the associated EOC or achieve > 95% correct NCFE
        (9th grade students)

      • Must have/ maintain a 4.0 unweighted GPA (10th grade students)

      • Must Demonstrate adequate progress by maintaining an A each 6 weeks in all 1st
        semester high school standard / honors classes and/or a score of 80 or higher each 6
        weeks in all 1st semester AP classes (9th grade students)

      • Must be in good standing with regard to the attendance and conduct requirements of
        CCPS

  • Option 2: 9th and 10th Grade Career and Technical Pathway Enrollment
    • Requirements 9th grade students:
      • Have passed Math I with a C or better;
      • Scored a 3 or better on the Math I EOC;
      • Scored a 3 or better on the 8th grade English EOC; and
      • Have the recommendation of their high school principal (based upon the assessment of the student’s maturity and ability to successfully complete and effectively participate in a class that may include adult students).
    • 10th grade students must:
      • Have passed Math I with a C or better;
      • Scored a 3 or better on the Math I EOC;
      • Scored a 3 or better on the 8th grade English EOC;
      • Have a weighted GPA of 4.0 on high school courses; and
      • Have the recommendation of their high school principal (based upon the assessment of the student’s maturity and ability to effectively complete and participate in a class that may include adult students).

 

Questions?  Career and College Promise Contacts:

Julie Perry julie.perry@carteretk12.org CCP Liaison

Allison Dees allison.dees@carteretk12.org Director of Career and Technical Education

Heather Boston heather.boston@carteretk12.org Director of Academically and/or Intellectually Gifted Programs

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