Interesting article via Northern Public Radio about dual credit comparisons to Advanced Placement in Illinois

Dual credit in Illinois is clearly growing in popularity.   Responding to a fifty percent increase in the number of students taking dual credit over the past five years creates interesting challenges for school administrators in Illinois.  Where Advanced Placement can be taught by high school instructors, dual credit teachers need college faculty credentialing (a Masters Degree in the subject matter or a Masters Degree in any field and 18 credits of graduate level course work in the subject matter).  the […] Read More

This is a good compendium of articles and publications regarding student outcomes, funding models, and policy for dual credit initiatives

This Collection of articles and research/studies  on dual credit outcomes and performance was assembled by Tracey King Schaller, P. Wesley Routon and Reanna Berry from Georgia Gwinnett College.  I didn’t see content specific to teacher credentialing or dual credit teacher shortages, but it does reflect a lot of mostly positive data and research on dual credit programing success. Read More

New Jersey Dual Enrollment Study Commission 2022 report incorporates student outcomes, policy and strategies for increasing enrollment

New Jersey’s Governor and Dept. of Education released a comprehensive report from the work of a dual enrollment commission, charged with assessing the status of dual credit programing (enrollment, access, funding, staffing, more).  The 2022 Report is a good review of traditional student outcomes, but it also heard from focus groups to learn of both benefits and challenges for the programing.  An overview of dual enrollment in New Jersey can be found HERE  Read More

A state to state synopsis of teacher shortages and important state and national resource and data references found here

this is an interesting piece by Caitlyn Shelton entitled, “State-by-state teacher shortages (and what they’re doing about it).  It provides a short description of the state’s awareness of shortages and some insight into initiatives or policy direction taken to remedy teacher shortages.  There are also several reference points for state and national data regarding shortages across the country.  Read More

Report: EdTrust West Report on California Dual Enrollment

The College in High School Alliance recently forwarded a report by Education Trust – West, entitled Jumpstart: Setting Goals to Drive Equitable Dual Enrollment Participation in California’s Community Colleges, and an accompanying data mapping tool. EdTrust West will be holding a webinar on these tools on Wednesday, 2/23 at 4PM – and registration for that webinar is available here. The report analyzes data from the community colleges across California to see if they’re equitably serving Black, Native, and Latinx students through […] Read More

In the News: Dual Enrollment

Dual credit is key to job creation, economic growth – Las Cruces Sun News, 1/2/2022 Dual Enrollment, Performance-Based Funding, and the Completion Agenda: An Analysis of Post-Secondary Credential Outcomes of Dual Enrollment Students by Credential Type – Community College Review, 12/28/2021 Read More

Graduate Credit Quest – Teacher Tutorial

Are you a teacher looking for assistance using the Graduate Credit Quest platform? If so, then this tutorial is for you! Graduate Credit Quest is a tool to help teachers, graduate schools, and concurrent enrollment coordinators accelerate concurrent enrollment credentialing for teachers across the twelve MHEC states. The first thing you’ll want to do is click the SIGN UP link on our main page at This will take you to a pop-up window. Graduate Credit Quest is designed for […] Read More