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Information SessionInformation Session

May 2013

Engaged Thinker

VISION

Ethical Citizen

Entrepreneurial Spirit

TRI-MINISTRY INITIATIVE

Enterprise and

Advanced Education

Education Human Services

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School Authorities

CALL TO ACTION

Publicly Funded Post-Secondary Institutions

Business and Industry

Engage More Students

KEY ACTIONS

Invest in Student Success

Expand Pathways

• Dual credit provides opportunity for high school students to participate in apprenticeship training or post-secondary, college or university courses earning both high school and post-secondary credits for the same course.

WHAT IS DUAL CREDIT?

WHAT ELSE?

Workplace Certification

Preferred Placement

• specific courses selected to provide opportunities for students to achieve a credential or credit awarded by a recognized community or industry organization or post-secondary institution.

CTS CREDENTIALED PATHWAYS

https://education.alberta.ca/teachers/program/cts/resources/pathways.aspx

• Review Labour Market Analysis• Resources• Partnerships• MOU• Program Alignment• Communication

CONSIDERATIONS

1. Available Funding

2. Purpose of Grants

3. Accountability

4. Applicant Support

5. Submission Requirements

6. Timelines

7. Selection Process

8. Submission Information

APPLICATION PROCESS

http://www.albertadualcredit.ca

1. AVAILABLE FUNDING

• $5.35 Million Over Three Years• New Dual Credit Opportunities• Existing Dual Credit Opportunities• Partnerships• Maximum of $150,000• Payout:

– 80% Up front– 20% Upon completion of deliverables and

submission of report(s)

APPLICATION PROCESS

http://www.albertadualcredit.ca

2. PURPOSE OF GRANTS

APPLICATION PROCESS

http://www.albertadualcredit.ca

• Stronger Incentives for Partnerships• Start-up Costs• Additional Funding• Sustainable

2. PURPOSE OF GRANTS: Activities

APPLICATION PROCESS

http://www.albertadualcredit.ca

• Supported Activities Include:– Coordination, Liaison and Regional

Partnership Development – Curriculum Articulation – Resources – Student Support– Program Evaluation and Sharing Best

Practices

3. ACCOUNTABILITY

APPLICATION PROCESS

http://www.albertadualcredit.ca

• Requirements:– Reports (Financial and Accountability)– Evaluation– Summaries– Recommendations– Share

4. APPLICANT SUPPORT

APPLICATION PROCESS

http://www.albertadualcredit.ca

• Information Session(s)• Provincial Dual Credit Strategy

Website• Labour Market Information Tool

http://www.eae.alberta.ca/lmi• Dual Credit Questions

– E-mail: [email protected]– Phone: 780–451–7107– Fax: 780-482-5659

5. SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS

APPLICATION PROCESS

http://www.albertadualcredit.ca

• Appendix ‘A’ of Application Form• Submit Application via E-mail/Fax• Electronic Submissions Only

– E-mail: [email protected]– Fax: 780-482-5659

6. TIMELINES

APPLICATION PROCESS

http://www.albertadualcredit.ca

Year 1:•Application Deadline - June 21, 2013•Applicants Notified - July 15, 2013•Funding Distributed - July 31, 2013

Year 2:•Application Deadline - November, 2013•Applicants Notified - November 15, 2013•Funding Distributed - November 31, 2013

7. SELECTION PROCESS

APPLICATION PROCESS

http://www.albertadualcredit.ca

• Competitive Process• Rubric Criteria• Specific Times• Equitable Access• Funding decisions made by the

Steering Committee will be FINAL.

7. SELECTION PROCESS: Applicant Eligibility

APPLICATION PROCESS

http://www.albertadualcredit.ca

• Mandatory Requirements:– Evidence of a Partnership– Roles Outlined– Evidence of Existing Funding– System Review

7. SELECTION PROCESS: Program Eligibility

APPLICATION PROCESS

http://www.albertadualcredit.ca

• Supports Strategy Goals• Supports Strategy Guiding Principles

7. SELECTION PROCESS: Evaluation Criteria

APPLICATION PROCESS

http://www.albertadualcredit.ca

• Rubric Criteria (12)• Criteria Weighting• Maximum Word Counts• Refer to Call to Action for Assistance

8. SUBMISSION INFORMATION

APPLICATION PROCESS

http://www.albertadualcredit.ca

• Electronic Submissions Only– E-mail: [email protected]– Fax: 780-482-5659

• Dual Credit Questions– E-mail: [email protected]– Phone: 780–451–7107

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