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CCP News

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    Spring 2020 CCP Courses--COVID-19 Update

    I know that all of RCCC courses have been moved to an online platform since school has been temporarily closed until May 15th. For some of you, this may create issues for your RCCC courses such as lack of technology, wifi issues, etc. 

     

    Please communicate and contact your instructor at RCCC first to let them know of your issues as they may be able to assist as well. You should have received notification from your instructors that courses will continue and grades will be reported as usual. Instructors should also be communicating with you about the process for withdrawals and incompletes. 

     

    Please email me or your alpha counselor to let us know if you're not able to access your course. THIS MEANS THAT IF YOU ARE HAVING ISSUES SUCH AS LACK OF TECHNOLOGY, ACCESS TO WIFI, ETC. THIS DOES NOT PERTAIN TO YOU IF YOU HAVE ACCESS AND INTERNET CAPABILITIES, BUT JUST AREN'T COMPLETING YOUR ASSIGNMENTS AND KEEPING UP WITH THE WORK. 

     

    If you are having these technological issues that are preventing you from completing the coursework, YOU MUST LET YOUR COUNSELOR KNOW PRIOR TO MAY 11TH!!! THIS IS THE LAST DAY YOU ARE ABLE TO WITHDRAW FROM THE COURSE PER RCCC!!

     

    Again, please be safe out there and we certainly miss all of you and hopefully can return to NCHS soon! 

    CCP Registration for Summer 2020, Fall 2020 Courses:

    Due to the extenuating circumstances of the COVID-19 situation and the extended leave from school for students, registration will not follow the previous protocol of registering here at school with Ms. Baldwin, our RCCC advisor, on April 8th and 9th. Instead, I am working with Ms. Baldwin to facilitate registration based off student's CCP course requests for Academic year of 2020-2021. Remember, this registration cycle is just for students intending to take CCP courses either in Summer 2020 and Fall 2020. Students who registered to take CCP courses JUST in Spring 2021 will register in the Fall of 2020 next school year. AS I WORK THROUGH REGISTRATION WITH MS. BALDWIN, PLEASE BE CHECKING YOUR EMAILS AS I MAY NEED ADDITIONAL INFORMATION FROM YOU ABOUT YOUR CCP COURSES, TIMES, SCHEDULE, ETC. I know this is a very complicated time right now in our world and has created a lot of anxiety for many people, just know that we here at NCHS are working very dilligently to make sure we support students in the best capacity. Everyone please take the necessary and proper safety precautions for yourself, family, friends, and the betterment of society as whole. PLEASE BE CHECKING YOUR EMAIL + REMIND TEXT FOR ANY UPDATES OR FURTHER INFORMATION THAT IS NEEDED

     

    2020-2021 CCP Group Applications for NEW CCP Students 

    Tuesday, February 18th we will be doing group applications for students registering for CCP courses for the first time. This will take place in the Williams Lab in the Media Center. We will have our RCCC advisor Ms. Baldwin there as well to help answer any questions that you may have about CCP or courses. This will not be the actual registration of classes, just completing the application. We will have actual registration for courses on Tuesday, April 7th, and Wednesday, April 8th. 

    BEFORE OUR GROUP APPLICATION, YOU WILL NEED TO BE PREPARED (1) TO HAVE YOUR CFNC LOG-IN INFORMATION AS WELL AS (2) COMPLETE THE STUDENT AGREEMENT FORM PRIOR TO OUR GROUP APPLICATION SESSION. 

    1. IF YOU DON'T REMEMBER YOUR CFNC LOG-IN INFO, THIS WEBSITE GIVES YOU INSTRUCTIONS ON HOW TO RECOVER YOUR ACCOUNT NAME & RESET YOUR PASSWORD (CFNC RECOVER LOG-IN INFO DIRECTIONS). YOU WILL NEED YOUR CFNC LOG-IN INFO IN ORDER TO COMPLETE YOUR CCP APPLICATION NEXT WEEK!!!!

    2. TO COMPLETE YOUR STUDENT AGREEMENT FORM, PLEASE GO TO THIS WEBSITE (STUDENT AGREEMENT FORM) AND UNDER ONLINE FORMS---CLICK "STUDENT AGREEMENT FORM" AND COMPLETE THE FORM. 

    YOU WILL RECEIVE A HALL PASS FROM YOUR HOMEROOM TEACHER DURING HOMEROOM ON THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 13TH. THIS HALL PASS YOU WILL NEED TO KEEP AND USE ON THE DAY OF GROUP APPLICATIONS (TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 18TH) AND IT WILL INCLUDE YOUR REGISTRATION TIME ON IT. 

    ALSO, HERE IS THE  NEW CCP STUDENT GROUP APPLICATION SCHEDULE FOR TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 18TH TO VIEW YOUR APPOINTMENT TIMES AS WELL. 

    Nurse Aid CCP 2020-2021 Application

    Students interested in applying for the CCP Nurse Aid Program will need to complete the Application packet 2020-2021 Nurse Aid Information/Application along with a CCP Admission Application (CCP Admissions Application) and choose Pre-Health + Pre-Nursing as their pathway on the application in order to be eligible for the program. If you are not in the Pre-Health + Pre-Nursing pathway, then you will need to complete a Change of Pathway Form (CCP Change of Pathway Form) and only complete the top portion, not the Justification for Change Section and return to Mr. Massey. Students must also attend one of the information sessions listed in the packet (March 2nd at North Carolina Research Campus or March 5th at RCCC South Campus). This information session is MANDATORY if you want to apply and participate in the program for 2020-2021. THIS COURSE PATHWAY IS ONLY FOR RISING SENIORS. The Application Packets will be due to Mr. Massey by Wednesday, March 25th. NO applications will be accepted after this deadline! If you have any questions, please see Mr. Massey

     

    CCP Applications and Registration 2020-2021

     

    Step 1: You must fill out the CCP Interest Google Form--2020-2021 CCP Interest Form (The deadline is January 31st)

       

    Step 2: Complete and turn in the NCVPS & CCP User Agreement Form to your counselor by January 31st-CCP/NCVPS User Agreement Form

     

    If you do not complete Step 1 and Step 2 prior the deadline of January 31st, you will NOT be considered for the CCP Program!!!

     

    1. CCP Application and RCCC Student Agreement completion will take place in February on Tuesday, February 18th in a group format. This will take place in the Williams Lab. Please pay attention to your emails as you will receive information about your dates and scheduled times. Ms. Baldwin from RCCC will also be in attendance to help answer questions and make sure you are choosing the appropriate pathways. 

     

    2. Registration for courses will take place in April on Wednesday, April 8th and Thursday, April 9th and will also take place in the Williams Lab. Please pay attention to your emails as you will be receiving information about your dates and scheduled times prior to these dates. Ms. Baldwin from RCCC will also be in attendance to help answer questions and make sure you are choosing the appropriate pathways. 

     

     

     

    Rising Juniors and Seniors for 2020-2021: 

    If you are interested in taking RCCC classes while in high school for the Academic Year of 2020-2021 please fill out the following google form. The form will open on December 2nd and the deadline will be January 31st to complete it!!  If you do not meet the school's deadlines you will NOT be accepted into the program. Our deadline to complete the CCP 2020-2021 Interest Form is January 31st, the form will be closed afer that date! Advising and Registration with an admissions counselor from RCCC will be the next step in the enrollment process. 

     

     CCP 2020-2021 Interest Form

     

    Textbooks for Spring 2020 CCP Courses:

    Students who are registered to take CCP courses at RCCC this Spring 2020 semester need to fill out this google form in order to get their textbooks and reimbursement for textbooks. CCP Textbook Request Form. You must fill out this form in order to get your textbooks paid for and reimbursed for textbooks. Some courses will already have etextbooks uploaded in your course. If you have any questions about your textbooks, please see Mrs. Jacobs.  

    To find out the textbook you need for your RCCC CCP courses go to CCP Course Textbook Search. This site will tell you exactly what you need for your course! 

     

    If you have any questions, please contact Mr. Massey via email (zachary.massey@cabarrus.k12.nc.us) or stop by Student Services where his office is located! 

Overview

  • What is Career & College Promise (CCP)? The Career and College Promise Program is a state-sponsored collaboration between High Schools and public colleges and universities across North Carolina. CCP allows qualified students to take tuition-free courses that earn high school and college credits at the same time. Courses taken in the College Transfer Pathway receive Honors-level high school credit (weighted) and will transfer to many four-year colleges and universities. Courses taken in the Career and Technical Education Pathway receive standard high school credit (non-weighted) and can help students complete diploma, certificate or degree programs at community colleges.

    Why take CCP courses? Many high school students are taking dual-credit/dual-enrollment courses to get an early start on their college education. North Carolina pays tuition costs for CCP, Cabarrus County Schools covers textbook costs, and many credits earned are transferrable to public for-year colleges in North Carolina. CCP (or dual enrollment) is an excellent way to get a jump start. Additionally, the list of CCP courses available to students expands options for classes in high school. Courses taken in the CCP College Transfer Pathway earn weighted quality points, similar to AP classes for those in the Class of 2019 and beyond. Benefits include: high school & college credit, and courses are free!

    Who pays for CCP? The state of North Carolina pays the tuition for courses taken through the CCP Program. Cabarrus County Schools provides textbooks (or reimbursement) for courses taken during Fall and Spring semesters only. Textbook reimbursements are not available for summer courses. Students are responsible for payment of administrative fees for summer courses. 

    What are the requirements for CCP courses? To participate in CCP, students must meet criteria set by the State of North Carolina. This criteria includes grade-level limitations, GPA minimums and test scores. In addition to these entry requirements, students should have sufficient high school credits to allow for a no-credit travel period (if one is needed).

    • high school junior or senior
    • 2.8 or higher Unweighted GPA
    • meet minimum test scores on the PSAT, PLAN, ACT, SAT or Accuplacer            

    What are the minimum test scores needed? See the table below to determine if you meet the minimum test score requirements. If you do not meet the requirements with a test you have already taken, you can register to take the Accuplacer at RCCC to see if you can score high enough to enroll.

     

     

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      Pre ACT
    PSAT ACT  SAT  Accuplacer  Asset  COMPASS
    English 18 26
     
    18  480
    86
    (Sentence Skills)
     41
    (Writing)
     70
    (Writing)
    Reading 22 26 22  480 80  41  81
    Mathematics 22 24.5 22  530
    55 (Arithmetic)
    75 (Elementary Algebra)
     41 (Numerical Skills) & 
    41 (Intermediate Algebra)
     47 (Pre-Algebra) &
     66 (Algebra)

         

     

                  

Important Facts for CCP Students

  • Choosing CCP classes means you are ready for the responsibility of a college class. This includes being knowledgeable about policies of both the high school and community college, where they are similar and where they are not directly aligned. Ignorance is not an excuse, as college students are expected to proactively seek information that impacts their choices.

    Failing CCP classes will negatively impact your high school and college transcripts and can impact your future eligibility for financial aid and college athletics. Students who become concerned that they may fail their CCP courses should immediately contact the CCP Advisor MRs. Emily Baldwin (emily.baldwin@rccc.edu), their RCCC course instructor and high school counselor to request assistance and support. NCHS students who fail CCP courses may not be allowed to continue in the program.

    Dropping CCP classes outside of the normal NCHS schedule change process/window will result in a WF (Withdraw Failing) on your high school transcript and negatively impact your high school GPA. Even though the college RCCC will allow you to do so, NCHS students may not drop CCP classes outside of the NCHS schedule change process/deadline without the prior consent of their high school counselor. 

    Summer CCP classes are available for students to take after their Junior year only. Students are responsible for any RCCC administrative and/or registration fees as well as books for all summer courses. Fees vary in price, but can be $20-80 per course, depending on the course. 

    Students with Disabilities, IEP, or 504 Plans: If a student intends for their accommodations from an IEP or 504 plan to be honored in college courses, they will need to see the Office of Accessibility at RCCC in order to complete the intake form and submit documentation. Office of Accessibility

Textbooks

  •  Many CCP courses require textbooks or other materials. CCS may have books available to students to check out or may provide approval to purchase for Reimbursement. Many courses provide a free E-Textbook already downloaded into your account for the course, so you may not need the actual textbook. Please research materials needed by logging into your RCCC Student Account on Blackboard (course syllabus or course materials), the RCCC Online Bookstore, WebAdvisor, or checking with the instructor directly. If the E-Textbook is not available and you need the textbook, you may request reimbursement by completing this form: CCP Textbook Request Form

    • CCS does reimburse students for purchased books that students will surrender to CCS at the end of the course. This is ONLY courses who do not provide pre-loaded E-Textbook – see below.
    • To find out the textbook you need for your RCCC CCP course go to https://rccc.textbookx.com/institutional/index.php This site will tell you exactly what you need for your course.  
    • Before you buy a required hard copy book, fill out the  CCP Textbook Request Form for Mrs. Jacobs (Lacee.jacobs@cabarrus.k12.nc.us) . You must do this when your class begins (within the first week). 
    • CCS does not reimburse Cosmetology students for their kit but does pre-pay for your online ebook.

     

    2019-20 Career & College Promise PRELOADED E-text Courses

    (subject to change / list provided by RCCC)

    The following courses will have some or all curriculum resources preloaded to the student accounts, via Blackboard. Students should NOT purchase these items and should NOT be reimbursed if they do. For verification and additional information for all CCP/RCCC courses, use the search feature on the RCCC website: https://rccc.textbookx.com/institutional/index.php)  

    ACA-115               Success & Study Skills

    ACA-122               College Transfer Success

    CIS-110                 Introduction to Computers

    COM-110             Introduction to Communication

    COM-120             Introduction Interpersonal Communication

    COM-231             Public Speaking

    ENG-102              Applied Communications II

    ENG-111              Writing and Inquiry

    ENG-113              Literature Based Research

    ENG-231              American Literature I

    ENG-232              American Literature II

    ENG-241              British Literature I

    ENG-242              British Literature II

    FRE-111                Elementary French I

    HIS-111                 World Civilizations I

    HIS-112                 World Civilizations II

    HIS-131                 American History I

    HIS-132                 American History II

    MAT-110              Math Measurement & Literacy

    MAT-121              Algebra/Trigonometry I

    MAT-143              Quantitative Literacy

    MAT-152              Statistical Methods I

    MAT-171              Precalculus Algebra

    MAT-172              Precalculus Trigonometry

    MAT-263              Brief Calculus

    MAT-271              Calculus I

    MAT-272              Calculus II

    MAT-273              Calculus III

    MAT-280              Linear Algebra

    SPA-111               Elementary Spanish I

    SPA-112               Elementary Spanish II

     

    REMINDER: Many courses have additional optional items available (loose leaf/a la carte versions, physical texts, etc.) that can be purchased by the student at their expense, if desired. Optional items purchased are not to be reimbursed for these courses or any other. 

     

    REMEMBER,

    This course goes on your high school transcript and affects your GPA. This is a great opportunity to earn college credit and you now will have a college transcript as well with RCCC. Make the best of it!

     

    If you have ANY questions at all please see Mr. Massey asap. I’m happy to help in any way that I can!

Last Modified on April 20, 2020