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US Dept of Education weighs in on the importance of dual credit enrollment as part of a broader strategy

This article from the Community College Daily provides insight into the thinking of US Dept of Education officials on the strategic importance of dual credit programing in meeting student success in post secondary general studies or career training opportunities following secondary education.  Read more here Read More

NACEP shares the changes to the dual credit faculty qualifications requirement

Amy Williams shared the news about the HLC dual credit credentialing requirements in an email to NACEP’s membership today.  To read the HLC board action go to HLC publication, The Leaflet The HLC board approved extending the current deadline of Sept. 2023 to 2025. Read More

Another opportunity to attend a webinar on the Research Priorities for Advancing Equitable Dual Enrollment Policy and Practice

This webinar is hosted by the US Dept. of Education’s Pathways to Success Initiative on Dual Enrollment. Register Here A distinguished panel of experts will discuss issues raised in the recently published white paper dealing with access and equity isses attending dual credit enrollment and opportunities for improvement.  The research paper can be found at Research Priorities for Advancing Equitable Dual Enrollment Policy and Practice Read More

Research priorities for Advancing Equitable Dual Enrollment

The College in High School Alliance announced the release of a Joyce Foundation funded review of policies and practices in the arena of equity, access and participation by several student populations.  The research was released on July 20, 2023 and was followed up with a webinar-panel of practitioners, and policy interests.  the research publication can be found at: white paper Read More

50 state comparison of dual credit by the College in the High School Alliance — check it out.

https://www.ecs.org/50-state-comparison-dual-concurrent-enrollment-policies/This is a contemporary look at state-to-state data on dual enrollment.  The format allows for some really interesting insight into how states are advancing dual credit content and program access.  Read More

Sign up for an introduction to the new concurrent credit coordinator capacities being launched in late June, 2022

this webinar is designed for concurrent enrollment program coordinators in schools.  The new functions and communications capacities will help to manage teacher-coordinator planning for dual credit teachers to acquire Higher Learning Commission credentials and for meeting accreditation thresholds for receiving institutions.  To register go to: webinar registration Read More

Education Commission has published “State Policy Levers to Address Teacher Shortages”

“This Policy Guide highlights factors that impact teacher shortages across the country and provides key state policy levers to strengthen teacher retention, from interest in the field through career development”Teacher Shortage Policy Guide Read More

Minnesota State’s Pathway to 18 webinar set for May 18th

Minnesota State hosts a Minnesota based platform for dual credit teachers to find graduate courses called, Pathway to 18.  Learn about unique bundling of courses to meet HLC credentialing for dual credit instructors and updates on potential tuition support for some school districts in the state.  This is the third in the series of webinars focused on dual credit teachers in MN.  Information on Pathway to 18 and webinars Read More

teacher pipeline challenges and policy formation need to hear from teachers first and often

This article by Damion Pechota and Tiffancy McDole provides a solid, objective voice for teacher engagement in resolving current and persistent teacher shortages.  the reports included in the piece are also very worth your time to investigate data reflecting current perspectives of teachers.  Read on!  Including Teachers’ Voices in State Policy Decisions Read More