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      Saving Money on College Tuition
      Saving Time by Shortening College Attendance
      Getting on the Right Career Pathway
      Entering the Job Market Ready
      Getting a Consistent Education

 (You may need the Technical Program Classification (CIP) Code for Specific Programs at CACTC)


                   CACTC Technical Programs                     CIP Code
               Autobody Collision/Repair Technology                 47.0603
               Automotive Mechanics Technology                      47.0604
               Carpentry                                            46.0201
               Computer Systems Networking                          11.0901
               Cosmetology                                          12.0401
               Culinary Arts                                        12.0508
               Electrical Occupations                               46.0399
               Electronics Technology                               15.0399
               Health Occupations                                   51.0899
               HVAC- Heating, Ventilation, & Air Conditioning       47.0201
               Marketing/Management                                 52.1801
               Masonry                                              46.0101
               Protective Services                                  43.9999
               Welding                                              48.0508


        See information and links below:
     SOAR – Students Occupationally and Academically Ready
Mission of SOAR:
The mission of SOAR (Students Occupationally and Academically Ready) is to prepare students for
college and careers in a diverse, high-performing workforce.

Goal of SOAR:
SOAR is the career and technical Program of Study (POS) educational plan that articulates the
secondary career and technical programs to postsecondary degree or diploma or certificate programs.
SOAR programs lead students into a career pathway that align the secondary courses to a
postsecondary program to complete a degree or certificate.

What is SOAR?:
SOAR is built on programs of study which incorporate secondary education and postsecondary education
elements and include coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and
relevant career and technical content. These career and technical programs of study includes a
statewide articulation agreement partnership between secondary schools and postsecondary institutions.

SOAR Supports High Demand Careers:
SOAR programs prepare today’s student for High Priority Occupations (HPO) which include career
categories that are in high demand by employers, have higher skill needs, and are most likely to provide
family sustaining wages.

Benefits of SOAR:

       Saving Money on College Tuition
       Saving Time by Shortening College Attendance
       Getting on the Right Career Pathway
       Entering the Job Market Ready
       Getting a Consistent Education

PDE Programs of Study:
http://www.education.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/programs_of_study/7686




     Pennsylvania Programs of Study (POS)
Programs of Study incorporate secondary education and postsecondary education elements; include
coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant career and
technical content in a coordinated, non-duplicative progression of courses that align secondary education
with postsecondary education to adequately prepare students to succeed in postsecondary education;
may include the opportunity for secondary education students to participate in dual or concurrent
enrollment programs or other ways to acquire postsecondary education credits and lead to an industry-
recognized credential or certificate at the postsecondary level or an associate or baccalaureate degree.

Career & Technical Program Competency Task Lists – by Technical Program Classification Code (CIP)

                        See list of specific CACTC programs and CIP codes above.

Program of Study Task Lists:
http://www.education.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/programs_of_study/7686/framework/6
79310
     Articulation Information of SOAR:
The SOAR Program Agreement: Articulation for advanced credit transfer is made possible when
Perkins-allocated postsecondary institutions and Pennsylvania secondary schools offering SOAR
programs agree to the terms and conditions stated in the Perkins Statewide Articulation Agreement. This
agreement outlines the general agreement conditions between secondary and postsecondary institutions
and student qualification measures allowing for the student to acquire postsecondary education credits
leading to an industry-recognized credential or certificate at the postsecondary level or an associate or
baccalaureate degree.


Articulation Agreements and SOAR Programs, this page also references the Student Documentation
Forms:
http://www.education.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/programs_of_study/7686/articulations/
679190




     Articulated Credits Transfer
COMPLETE SOAR Programs DATA BASE: Articulation data posted on www.collegetransfer.net
http://www.collegetransfer.net/tabid/101/Default.aspx?from=4067




    See how SOAR Programs of Study taken at the High School
level may transfer into participating college, universities, and
technical centers

Refine Search Engine at www.collegetransfer.net for specific program articulations:
http://www.collegetransfer.net/Search/PABureauofCTESOARPrograms/tabid/3381/Default.aspx




    Postsecondary Institutions accepting SOAR programs for credit
articulations.
List of PA Perkins-Allocated Postsecondary Institutions Accepting SOAR programs:
http://www.collegetransfer.net/Default.aspx?tabid=943&from=4067

								
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