Concurrent Enrollment is when a Baker College course is offered at the high school or technical center and taught by the high school or technical center instructor who meet the college adjunct requirements. Students are officially registered in the college class and receive a grade and college transcript based on their academic performance in the course.
The Baker College is extremely pleased to announce that the Running Start Concurrent Enrollment program received accreditation May 2017 from the National Alliance of Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships (NACEP*).
NACEP works to ensure that college courses taught by high school teachers are as rigorous as courses offered on the sponsoring college campus. As the sole accrediting body for concurrent enrollment partnerships, NACEP helps these programs adhere to the highest standards so students experience a seamless transition to college and teachers benefit from meaningful, ongoing professional development.
Programs built on the NACEP concurrent enrollment model strive to strengthen collaborations between secondary and postsecondary institutions. In addition, these collaborations help to provide a seamless transition between high school and college. This model promotes discipline specific on-going professional development between secondary and postsecondary partners.
NACEP utilizes measurable standards and criteria that address quality in concurrent enrollment programs. The standards promote the implementation of policies and practices to ensure that:
Direct credit is when a Baker College course is offered at the high school or technical center and taught by a Baker College adjunct professor.
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