Butte College Reg2Go Program

Reg2Go started in 1995 with one school as a pilot program to assist local high school graduates with the process of enrolling at Butte College. The goal was to help students by bringing the enrollment process to them at their high school so that by the time they graduated high school they would already be enrolled at Butte College for the fall semester. The program expanded quickly and now has over 40 high schools and 1,200 students participating each year. High School seniors who participate in the Reg2Go program participate in orientation, assessment, counseling, and registration at Butte...

IEPI Dual Enrollment Workshop - February 2017

This IEPI Workshop was designed for secondary and postsecondary partners, and the agenda was shaped by key questions that they raised about dual enrollment implementation. Information shared was designed to support the development of new and the scaling up and strengthening of existing partnerships with a focus on students from underrepresented groups. Participants (1) learned about relevant research, (2) discussed implementation challenges and barriers, (3) shared promising practices and models, and (4) reviewed legislative guidelines. Special attention was paid to similarities and...

Alternative Methods for the Awarding of College Credit: Credit by Examination for Articulated High School Courses

The California Community Colleges have long had mechanisms for awarding students credit for prior learning, from evaluating transcripts to establishing standards for the units and course credit to be associated with designated scores on nationally and internationally recognized curricula and exams. While the processes for awarding credit via these traditional mechanisms are generally well-developed, other avenues to college credit may not benefit from the same level of standardization and may be in need of refinement locally. Most notably, the awarding of credit in career technical education...

Allied Health Learning Community for Recent High School Graduates at Sacramento City College

The Sacramento City College Allied Health Learning Community uses a contextualized curriculum and has been successful in enrolling a large number of minority students--who traditionally have been underrepresented in health care careers. The Challenge The workforce and economic development challenge that the Allied Health Learning Community (AHLC) at Sacramento City College most directly addresses is ethnic and racial disparity within the health care workforce--in particular the under-representation of Latino and African Americans. These students are often disproportionately poor, first in...