CLEARFIELD HIGH SCHOOL
Dual Enrollment Program

MAY 1, 2014 at 6:00 PM - LIVESTREAM from Penn Highlands Community College
***VIEW THE INFORMATIONAL FLYER Attached Below***

CHS STUDENTS: 
Discover the benefits of earning college credits while still in high school, including the ability to save money and time!  Interested in the Accelerated College Education (ACE) 2014-15 Program with Pennsylvania Highlands Community College for next year?
Penn Highlands will be holding an ACE Program Enrollment Information Session on THURSDAY 5/1/2014, 6:00 PM at the Richland Campus auditorium.
Interested students and parents are invited to attend! 

Penn Highlands will also be LIVESTREAMING
the above Information Session on their website that evening so it will be accessible to all interested ACE students and families.  Tune in to the LIVESTREAM at 6:00 PM, May 1st at the Penn Highlands website> www.pennhighlands.edu/programs-services/ace-program.  

 

Pennsylvania Highlands Community College
101 Community College Way   Johnstown, PA 15904

814-262-6446 or admissions@pennhighlands.edu



SchoolCenter PictureTeachers at Clearfield High School who teach Dual Enrollment classes include, from left: Mrs. Spaid – School counselor and Dual Enrollment coordinator, Mrs. Zimdahl – Spanish, Mr. Billotte -Psychology and Sociology, Mr. Keser – Calculus, Mr. Robb – Physics, Mr. Hazelton – Exercise Physiology, Mrs. Borden – English Composition and Public Speaking, Mrs. Warlow – English Composition, Public Speaking, and English IV, Ms. Crisafulli – Spanish, Mrs. Simpson – German, Ms. Schaeffer – Art, Mrs. Fye – Chemistry, Mr. Domico – Chemistry, Mrs. Bookhamer – Statistics, and Mr. Janocko – CHS principal.  Teachers missing from the photo are: Mrs. Hoover – Computer, Mr. Marshall – History, and Mr. Mandell – Music. (Provided photo)

Dual Enrollment Offers OPPORTUNITY for CHS Students
June 3, 2013
At Clearfield High School, students in Grades 9 through 12 have the opportunity to earn college credits while they are still in high school.  The Dual Enrollment Program, implemented by Pennsylvania Highlands Community College and Mount Aloysius College, makes it possible for students to earn up to 29 college credits during their high school career.  “We are the only local high school that does a dual enrollment program of this magnitude.  There are schools in Cambria County working with our dual enrollment providers, and our students are blessed to have these opportunities.” said Susan Spaid, Dual Enrollment coordinator and counselor.  Currently at Clearfield High School there are more than 200 students enlisted in the Dual Enrollment Program along with a few students enrolled in the Associate Degree Program.  The Dual Enrollment Program lowers the cost of college credits by an enormous amount, saving students money and time.  The average Dual Enrolled class costs $147 and secures the student with three or more college credits.  However, some course’s costs vary depending on how many credits the student receives from the class.  When compared with college rates, Dual Enrollment saves a student more than $1,000 per class and with more than fifteen (15) Dual Enrolled classes offered, this is an opportunity for many students.  Some of the Dual Enrolled classes include: Public Speaking, English Composition I, German, Spanish, Exercise Physiology, Psychology, Sociology and Calculus I.

Clearfield High School also offers the Associate Degree Program, through Pennsylvania Highlands, which enables students to earn their Associates Degree while they are still in high school.  The Associate Degree Program is only open to students entering ninth grade and plan to transfer to a four-year college.  The Associate Degree Program requires students to enlist in Dual Enrolled classes at Clearfield High School and to complete online or on-campus courses.  This program rewards students with at least 61 college credits and an Associate’s Degree.  The Associate Degree courses can be taken online or on-campus and cost is $261 per credit along with the cost of textbooks.

The college credits earned from the Dual Enrollment Program or the Associate Degree Program are accepted at every school in the state system of universities, most out-of-state universities, and select private colleges and universities.  If students are unsure if the college they plan to attend accepts their Dual Enrolled credits, they can check at www.patrac.org.

REGISTERING FOR DUAL ENROLLMENT COURSES is a very easy process for Gr. 9-12 students and parents.  Students must first select the Dual Enrolled classes they wish to take and schedule them at the high school for the following year.  Once the student receives their correct schedule they can log onto the Pennsylvania Highlands website and create an account.  Finally, the students can register using their Pennsylvania Highlands account and follow the appropriate steps to schedule their Dual Enrolled classes.  Students will have a bill sent to them in the mail, regarding the credits they purchased online.  For students who want to enroll in Mount Aloysius courses they must register using paper and pencil.  Mount Aloysius Dual Enrollment forms are available in the Career Center at the Clearfield High School.

For more information on the Dual Enrollment program and the Associate Degree program, students and parents are encouraged to contact Susan Spaid at the Clearfield Area High School.
Article courtesy The Stampede; and GantDaily/by Macala Leigey, Staff Writer


Clearfield High School
 2013-14 DUAL ENROLLMENT INFORMATION
CHS HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS:
 
EARN COLLEGE CREDITS IN HIGH SCHOOL!

Clearfield High School through Penn Highlands Community College and Mt. Aloysius College offers DUAL ENROLLMENT OPPORTUNITIES for students.  Dual enrollment saves YOU money because you'll earn transferable college credits at a fraction of the cost.
It's a GREAT deal - don't wait!


 PENNSYLVANIA HIGHLANDS COURSES 2013-14  
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Money Deadline: September 30, 2013
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at Penn Highlands. 
LEARN MORE HERE! 

*All students are eligible to dual enroll at PA Highlands.  Highlighted classes are juniors and
seniors only.  There is an annual fee of $20 for PA Highlands classes.  Due to accreditation
rules, a limit of 29 credits can be earned from PA Highlands during four years of High School.

CHS class

PH Course

Credits

Price (2013-2014)

German I &II

GER101

3

$147

German III

GER 102

3

$147

Drawing/Painting

HUM 125

3

$147

Calculus

MAT 210

4

$196

Psychology

PSY 100

3

$147

Sociology

SOC 100

3

$147

Spanish II

SPA 101

3

$147

Spanish III

SPA 102

3

$147

Spanish IV

SPA 203

3

$147

Exercise Physiology

LIF 111

3

$147

English Comp

ENG 110

3

$147

Public Speaking

COM 101

3

$147

Advanced WP-DB-SP

CIT 100

3

$147

CAD I

CAD 101

3

$147

Pop Culture

HIS 205

3

$147

Intro to Music

MUS 100

3

$147



   MOUNT ALOYSIUS COURSES 2013-14  
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Money Deadline: October 2013 
*Only Junior and Senior students may take Mount Aloysius classes without
prior approval by the school and Mt. Aloysius.  There is a $20 annual fee.

CHS Class

Section

Mt. Aloy. Course

Credits

Price

English IV AP

EN 102

Intro. To Lit.

3

$150

Chemistry ACC/Honor

CH101

Chem I

4

$200

Physics ACC/Honor

SC105

Phys I

4

$200

Statistics AP

CM220

Statistics

3

$150

 

 Pick up a form from your teacher or in the Career Center.
For more information, please call Mrs. Spaid at 765-2401, x1803
or email her at
sspaid@clearfield.org 

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Students and parents are urged to contact the prospective college/university/school they are
interested in attending to find out if there are any stipulations regarding dual enrollment credits.