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Key Advantages

Head start to college
Shortened time to earn a Certificate I, Certificate II or Associate of Applied Science degree after high school graduation.
Affordable pricing
Cost billed to the ISD at $33 per credit hour.
More options
Expands the variety of classes available to high school students.
Preparing students
Acclimates students to college courses within a supportive environment.

Memorandum of Understanding

Review the list of MOU’s for your area.

To find out what dual enrollment pathways are available for your students, check out our current list of offerings.

Additional Information

Course Delivery
Student Considerations
Performance-Based Education
Program of Study Crosswalks
Grant Applications
Offsite Credentialing

On a high school campus with college credentialed high school instructors.

Onsite at one of our 10 TSTC campuses.

Online through distance learning with TSTC.

Only students from school districts with whom TSTC has an agreement are eligible to participate, and courses taken by high school students must be approved by the school district.

Students may need to meet placement test criteria in order to participate.

Dual Enrollment students are considered college students.

Grades will be recorded on a permanent transcript, which will affect future college/university admissions, scholarships and financial aid, just to name a few.

It is important for dual enrollment students to be committed to the program and course work they have chosen.

TSTC is excited to offer Performance-Based Education (PBE)! PBE is the name of TSTC’s course-based Competency-Based Education (CBE) initiative. This modality will help students to focus on mastery of specified industry skills or competencies. It is often self-directed and is either conducted fully online or in a blended learning environment that flips traditional lecture to online and places the emphasis on hands-on learning in a technical lab environment

To find out more about PBE and what that means for your DE students, please see the following resources:

 

The crosswalks listed here are designed to assist our partnering ISD’s identify high school course equivalency for each course completed in our dual enrollment pathways.

Texas State Technical College has designed their crosswalks to align with a specific Program of Study. It is ultimately the high school’s responsibility to determine that each college course meets the high school, private, charter or home school’s TEKS/learning outcomes and to determine if any additional outcomes need to be supplemented by the school/ district.

The suggested crosswalks are not mandated to be used as it is the school district’s responsibility/ authority to choose how to award high school credit in a dual enrollment program.

All active High School Partners must update the College with sufficient notification to review the College’s obligations and obtain necessary approvals for a proposed partnership for all grant applications.

A copy of the proposal and/or a detailed statement of work must be provided to TSTC a minimum of thirty (30) days before the grant application is due.

TSTC will provide a written response (approval or disapproval) within two weeks of receipt of the request and the appropriate documentation.

Additionally, an active MOU must be in place for the College to provide any grant support approval.

The TSTC PTECH Information Sheet can be viewed by clicking here.

Offsite credentialing is available for facility (ISD site) and faculty in certain TSTC Hybrid programs. You can find the instructions on how to begin the credentialing process here: TSTC Faculty and Facility Credentialing Process

TSTC Dual Enrollment pathways that are eligible for credentialing as well as the requirements for site and faculty can be found below.

Course Delivery

On a high school campus with college credentialed high school instructors.

Onsite at one of our 10 TSTC campuses.

Online through distance learning with TSTC.

Student Considerations

Only students from school districts with whom TSTC has an agreement are eligible to participate, and courses taken by high school students must be approved by the school district.

Students may need to meet placement test criteria in order to participate.

Dual Enrollment students are considered college students.

Grades will be recorded on a permanent transcript, which will affect future college/university admissions, scholarships and financial aid, just to name a few.

It is important for dual enrollment students to be committed to the program and course work they have chosen.

Performance-Based Education

TSTC is excited to offer Performance-Based Education (PBE)! PBE is the name of TSTC’s course-based Competency-Based Education (CBE) initiative. This modality will help students to focus on mastery of specified industry skills or competencies. It is often self-directed and is either conducted fully online or in a blended learning environment that flips traditional lecture to online and places the emphasis on hands-on learning in a technical lab environment

To find out more about PBE and what that means for your DE students, please see the following resources:

 

Program of Study Crosswalks

The crosswalks listed here are designed to assist our partnering ISD’s identify high school course equivalency for each course completed in our dual enrollment pathways.

Texas State Technical College has designed their crosswalks to align with a specific Program of Study. It is ultimately the high school’s responsibility to determine that each college course meets the high school, private, charter or home school’s TEKS/learning outcomes and to determine if any additional outcomes need to be supplemented by the school/ district.

The suggested crosswalks are not mandated to be used as it is the school district’s responsibility/ authority to choose how to award high school credit in a dual enrollment program.

Grant Applications

All active High School Partners must update the College with sufficient notification to review the College’s obligations and obtain necessary approvals for a proposed partnership for all grant applications.

A copy of the proposal and/or a detailed statement of work must be provided to TSTC a minimum of thirty (30) days before the grant application is due.

TSTC will provide a written response (approval or disapproval) within two weeks of receipt of the request and the appropriate documentation.

Additionally, an active MOU must be in place for the College to provide any grant support approval.

The TSTC PTECH Information Sheet can be viewed by clicking here.

Offsite Credentialing

Offsite credentialing is available for facility (ISD site) and faculty in certain TSTC Hybrid programs. You can find the instructions on how to begin the credentialing process here: TSTC Faculty and Facility Credentialing Process

TSTC Dual Enrollment pathways that are eligible for credentialing as well as the requirements for site and faculty can be found below.

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Contact us

Let us know if you have any questions about our current dual enrollment partnerships.

If you’d like to start a dual enrollment program with TSTC, we’re happy to help! Contact a dual enrollment representative closest to your area.

Shelby Bennett
Dual Enrollment Recruitment Representative
Joann Flores
Dual Enrollment Recruitment Representative
Amanda Posada
Statewide Executive Director
Robbie Mesa
Dual Enrollment Recruitment Representative
Joyce Ontiveros
Student Learning Projects Coordinator
Jorge Cisneros
Director of Dual Enrollment
956–364–4134
Kadie Svrcek
Director of Internal Operations
Cody Sutton
Dual Enrollment Recruitment Representative
903–923–3245
Marsha Semelfort
Dual Enrollment Recruitment Representative
Megan Hanson
Dual Enrollment Recruitment Representative
512-759-5641
Marquivion Williams
Dual Enrollment Recruitment Representative
254-867-3086
Colleen Shannon
Senior Staff Assistant
254-867-3089
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