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									The Santa Barbara City College
Dual Enrollment Program and
       Career Choices

        ACTE Conference
        December 3, 2010

        Dr. Diane Hollems
       Lauren Wintermeyer
Session Objectives

1. Overview of SBCC Dual Enrollment Program
2. Career Choices Initiative and the George
   Washington University 10-Step-Plan for
   reducing drop out rates.
3. Career Choices Curriculum
4. Link to CTE Pathways and Dual Enrollment
5. Questions & Answers
Program History &
Three Core Values
Program Core #1:

 Planning:
 Prior to the start of our program, SBCC
 administration met extensively with high
 school administrators and faculty to build
 relationships and create a plan that would be
 a “WIN” for everyone, especially students
 and their parents.
Program Core #2:

 Service:
 The Dual Enrollment Program has been
 built with the philosophy that SBCC will
 bring college classes to each high school to
 provide access.
Program Core #3:

 Collaboration:
 Building and sustaining relationships is our
 #1 priority in program management.
SBCC Dual Enrollment Program Details:
1.   We offer college classes on-site at our local high school
     campuses, before school, during the day and after school.
     This is in addition to K12 students taking classes on the
     main SBCC campus. For the purposes of this session, we
     will just be discussing Dual Enrollment classes taught at
     the high school campuses.

2.   Classes at high school sites are offered in 15 academic and
     16 career technical disciplines, with more than 100 classes
     each semester (credit is awarded on an SBCC transcript that
     semester).

3.   Our enrollment is between 2,500 and 3,000 (non-duplicative
     headcount) per year (fall and spring only).
Program Staffing Structure:
SBCC Program Staff      1 Dean (oversees multiple programs at SBCC)
                        1 Coordinator
                        1 Program Advisor (Tech Prep Grant)
                        2 Part-time Support Staff (Irvine Grant)
HS Full-time            33
Instructors (SBCC       Paid by the HS District, but must meet the college Minimum Qualifications to teach at SBCC
Adjunct Faculty)        = SBCC no-pay adjunct faculty


ROP Instructors         5
(SBCC Adjunct           Paid by ROP, but must meet the MQs to teach at SBCC
                        = SBCC no-pay adjunct faculty
Faculty)
SBCC Full/Part-time     14
instructors (teaching   Paid by SBCC, but not the HS District or ROP.
off campus at the HS)   = SBCC paid full-time faculty or part-time adjunct faculty
    SBCC Dual Enrollment
Program Course Request Process

           See Handout
         (Pink – first side)
  Dual Enrollment
Post Course Approval
 Communication &
   Other Meetings
       See Handout
   (Pink – second side)
Curriculum and Instruction:
1.   Each instructor must meet the CCC Minimum Qualifications
     to teach (approved by SBCC Department Chair, SBCC EVP
     & SBCC Board).
2.   Each instructor must cover the SBCC approved course
     outline.
3.   Each class must meet/exceed the SBCC required
     instructional minutes.
4.   Each class must use an approved SBCC textbook (or
     Moodle Instruction).
5.   Students must meet any required pre-requisites or
     assessment standards.
6.   Each instructor is evaluated on the same schedule as all
     SBCC adjunct faculty by the SBCC department.
   The George Washington University
      Freshman Transition Initiative
              10-Step Plan
                  For
  Reducing dropout rates and increasing
postsecondary matriculation and completion.
             Career Choices Curriculum

•   Exploration of three careers of interest
•   Budget building
•   Creation of online 10 year plan
•   Career Technical Education link
•   College planning information
•   Personal development
              Dual Enrollment &
           Career Choices Partnership
• February 2009: Attended Career Choices workshop
• April 2009: SBCC hosted a similar workshop
  presented by Academic Innovations and attended by
  30 local educators
• May 2009: 20 local educators attended Lead Teacher
  Institute in Santa Barbara
• Fall semester 2009: Career Choices (semester-length)
  curriculum began in four area high schools
              Dual Enrollment &
           Career Choices Partnership
• August – September 2009: Meetings held at the
  College to determine which department should house
  Career Choices
• October 2009: Professional Development Studies
  department submitted course modification to
  curriculum committee for a 3-unit, Pass/No Pass
  “Personal Planning” course
• Instructor Minimum Qualifications = Bachelor‟s
  Degree
• Spring semester 2010: College credit awarded to 155
  students
                Dual Enrollment &
             Career Choices Partnership
Potential Pitfalls:
• 9th graders understanding what it means to be enrolled in a
  college course
• Instructors teaching with college rigor
• Struggling student issues
• Funding for textbooks and consumable workbooks
• Logistics of implementing the online 10-Year-Plan
• Touch points (from the college perspective) of connecting with
  students in 10th, 11th, and 12th grades
• The need for a point person at the college and the high school
  for frequent interaction
               Dual Enrollment &
            Career Choices Partnership
Potential Pitfalls:
• Finding the appropriate college department can be tricky
• Most community colleges would choose to “house” the course
  in their Personal Development department, which requires a
  Master‟s Degree in Counseling
• SBCC has a “Professional Development” department, which
  requires a Bachelor‟s Degree. In order to be acceptable to all
  parties at the College, no psychometrics (Myers Briggs, etc.)
  could be included in the course
            Career Choices Relates to
          Career Pathways & Academies
• Career Choices informs students about pathways available at
  their school
• Dual Enrollment offers classes in all local academies
• Dual Enrollment works closely with all academy directors
• Participation in industry-based advisory meetings
• The James Irvine Foundation grant sponsors professional
  development activities
     Career Choices Course & the Link to
           Community College Courses
• Four year vision with Career Choices “touch
  point” Dual Enrollment Courses in 10th -12th
  grade
• Integration into College Transfer Initiative,
  President Obama‟s plan, and SBCC local
  vision
                                                Santa Barbara Consortium
                                            High School Academies & Programs

                                                     School Districts:
                                           Carpinteria Unified School District &
                                           Santa Barbara Unified School District

Carpinteria High School         Dos Pueblos High School       Santa Barbara High School   San Marcos High School


Agriculture Science             Multimedia pathway            Multimedia Arts & Design    Environmental Horticulture
Technology Academy                                            (MAD) Academy               Program
(ASTA)
Culinary Arts Institute (CAI)   Engineering Academy           Visual Arts & Design        Health Careers Academy
                                                              Academy (VADA)

Multimedia pathway              Automotive pathway            Green Academy


Construction Program            International Baccalaureate   (Proposed) new STEM-
                                Program                       related academy with
                                                              environmental focus
CHS Regional Occupation         DPHS Regional Occupation      SBHS Regional Occupation    SMHS Regional Occupation
Program                         Program                       Program                     Program
       Dual Enrollment Resource Information

Community College Research Center (CCRC)
Education & Career Transition
Teachers College, Columbia University
http://ccrc.tc.columbia.edu

James Irvine Foundation
„Dual Enrollment‟ Opportunities in California
http://www.irvine.org/publications/new-publications
            Review & Group Discussion

• Issues of concern

• Why a college or high school might find it difficult to develop
  a Dual Enrollment program

• Current budget concerns and their impact on Dual Enrollment

• Do you have other questions?
                       Contact Information:
Dr. Diane Hollems,                Lauren A. Wintermeyer,
Dean of SBCC                      Coordinator of SBCC
Dual Enrollment Program           Dual Enrollment Program
Santa Barbara City College        Santa Barbara City College
721 Cliff Drive                   721 Cliff Drive
Santa Barbara, CA 93109           Santa Barbara, CA 93109
(805) 683-8281                    (805) 730-3020
hollems@sbcc.edu                  lawintermeyer@sbcc.edu
Thank You

								
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