Tech Prep - Jefferson College by yaofenjin


									                                                                                                                                          What schools are active members of the Jefferson County
                                                             What is Tech Prep?                                                                            Tech Prep Consortium?
                                           Tech Prep is a career and technical education grant funded program that
                                           includes a combination of two years of secondary education and two years of
                                                                                                                               Crystal City High School     Grandview High School                        Jefferson High School
                                           postsecondary education in a sequential course of study. The mission of Tech
                                           Prep is to support and promote quality career and technical secondary and           De Soto Senior High School   Herculaneum High School                      Kingston Senior High School
                                           post secondary education that links educators, employers, and the community.        Festus Senior High School    Hillsboro Senior High School                 Northwest High School
                                                                                                                               Fox Senior High School       Jefferson College Area Technical School      Seckman Senior High School
                                           Tech Prep programs of study lead to an associate degree, or to a
                                           postsecondary certificate, in a specific career field. Through a written                                                                                      Windsor High School
                                           articulation agreement (a commitment between the high school and college), a
                                           student may receive credit for mastery of college competencies taught at their
                                           high school.

                                           Tech Prep also provides in-service training for teachers, counselors, and
                                           administrators. Area school districts participate in workshops, meetings, camps,
“Tech Prep is an exciting program 

                                                                                                                                      What Tech Prep classes may be offered
                                           and conferences that encourage high skill attainment in both academic and
that builds better links between 
                                           technical areas, and the utilization of technology in the classroom.
high school and college education.  

                                                                                                                                        through Jefferson College?
Using the resources of business 
and industry to reshape academic 
and technical education, Tech Prep 
students are better prepared to 
                                           What type of credit is offered in the High Schools?                                       1. BUS107 Bookkeeping
meet the challenges of a globalized,   
post-industrial economy.”
                                           There are two types of classes at your high school that may be counted for
                                                                                                                                     2. BUS101 Introduction to Business
Dr. Raymond Cummiskey                      both high school credit and college credit: Dual Credit and Tech Prep. Dual
President, Jefferson College               Credit classes cost you money, you are enrolled as a non-degree seeking
                                           high school student at Jefferson College and grades appear on your college                3. BIT100 Keyboarding I Skillbuil
                                           transcript. These credits are awarded immediately upon finishing the class and
                                                                                                                                     4. BIT102 Operating System Applica
                                           are applicable toward some degree programs at Jefferson College or any
                                           other college depending on that school’s transfer credit rules.
                                           Tech Prep classes are free and your credit, not grade, is placed upon your                5. BIT110 Keyboarding II Speedbuil
                                           college transcript only after you enroll as an Associate of Applied Science
                                                                                                                                                                        tions I
                                           (AAS) or certificate seeking student at Jefferson College within 24 months of             6. BIT138 Word Processing Applica
                                           graduation. Your credit applies toward over 20 Career Education programs
                                           like Accounting Technology, Automotive Technology, Business Management,
                                           Computer Information Systems, Culinary Arts, Early Childhood Education,
                                                                                                                                      7. MGT150 Marketing
                                                                                                                                                                        Applicatio       ns
                                                                                                                                      8. CIS 133 Microcomputer Software
                                           Business Information Technology, Heating, Refrigeration, and Air Conditioning,
                                           and many more. Courses may be taken any time.

                                           Jefferson College Tech Prep is strictly a Career and Technical Education
                                           program. Therefore, students must enroll in a CTE program at Jefferson
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                                           College in order for credit to be awarded. We do not award credit for courses
                                           taken at the high school until students are admitted and enrolled in classes at
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                                           What is the difference between Tech Prep classes
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                                                 • Tech Prep courses are taken at the high schools and taught by high school
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careers while they are still in high school.”
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Director of Tech Prep, Jefferson College
                                           • Area Technical School courses are taken on the Jefferson College campus                                            specific care
                                             and are taught by college faculty.
                                                                                             What steps should you take to receive
What are Jefferson College’s Career and Technical
                                                                                                your Tech Prep college hours?
         Education programs of study?                                                  • You must meet and maintain the admission standards and
                                                                                         program prerequisites as established by Jefferson College and
Students can use Tech Prep articulated credit toward...                                  stated in the Jefferson College Catalog.

                                                                                       • You must have a grade of B (80%) or better, have mastered
                                                                                         at least 80% of the College course competencies, and be
                                                                                         recommended for credit by your high school teacher in the
1. Accounting Technology                        12. Computer Information Systems         articulation database program.
                                                    - Graphics and Web Development
2. Automotive Technology                                                               • You must notify Admissions, your advisor, or the College
                                                                                         Registrar of your articulated credit at the time you apply for
                                                13. Computer Integrated
3. Business Information Technology                                                       admission to Jefferson College. You must enroll no later than 2
                                                    Manufacturing                        years after high school graduation.
   - Administrative Professional
                                                14. Criminal Justice                   • You must declare a career and technical education major and
4. Business Information Technology                                                       file a degree plan in a related AAS Degree or Certificate.

   - Administrative Support Specialist          15. Culinary Arts                      • When you have been admitted to Jefferson College and into
                                                                                         your AAS or career education certificate program, credit
5. Business Information Technology              16. Electronics, Robotics, and           obtained by articulation will be recorded on your transcript as
                                                                                         "CR" which equates to a class taken for credit. No letter grade is
   - Legal Professional                             Automation                           awarded and there is no effect on GPA calculations.

6. Business Information Technology              17. Emergency Medical Technology
   - Medical Professional
                                                18. Fire Science
                                                                                               How do you get the college credit?
7. Business Information Technology
                                                19. Heating, Refrigeration, and
   - Microcomputer Specialist                                                             While you are at Jefferson College enrolling for the first
                                                    Air Conditioning                      semester as an AAS (Associate of Applied Science) or
                                                                                          certificate student, tell the College Registrar or your College
8. Business Management
                                                20. Law Enforcement Academy               advisor that you have Tech Prep credit. The Registrar will review
                                                                                          your records and transfer applicable credit to your Jefferson
9. Certified Nursing Assistant                                                            College transcript. You may also log into CATEMA, the online
                                                21. Nursing                               Tech Prep articulation system, at, and
10. Childcare and Early Childhood                                                         select, “View Enrollment Records” to see your pending or
                                                22. Residential Wiring                    awarded credits.
                                                23. Veterinary Technology
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11. Computer Information Systems
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       Does it cost anything to get the credit?
No, there are no fees whatsoever with Tech Prep college credit. This
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program is funded through the Federal Government’s Carl Perkins Act.
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 What makes the Tech Prep program worthwhile?                                 Agriculture, Food and Natura
• FREE college credits                                                        Architecture and
• Reduction in time it takes to complete an Associate of Applied              Arts, A/V Technology, and
  Science Degree
                                                                              Business, Management, and A
• Opportunity to explore college and career options – a focus on                                   ining
  your future                                                                 Education and Tra
• Smoother transition to College                                               Finance
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                                                                               Government and Pu
               How do I receive my credits?                                    Health Science
During High School
                                                                                Hospitality and Tou
• Enter yourself into CATEMA, the online college credit system
  (with the help of your teacher)
                                                                                Human Services
                                                                                Information Techno
• Complete the high school articulated course with a grade of “B” or                                                  Security
                                                                                Law, Public Safe ty, Corrections, and
                                                                                                     nd Service
                                                                                Marketing, Sales, a
After High School
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                                                                                Science, Technology
• Enroll at Jefferson College in an AAS degree or CTE certificate
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• Inform the Registrar or your College Advisor that you took a Tech
  Prep or articulated business or computer course in High School.

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