Effective January 2012, high school programs formerly known as Huskins, Learn and Earn Online (LEO) and Concurrent and Dual Enrollment programs for high school students will now be combined into one program called the Career and College Promise (CCP) Program.
Western Piedmont Community College campus offers opportunities for eligible juniors and seniors to enroll in community college courses that provide pathways that lead to a certificate, diploma, or college degree as well as provide entry-level job skills. High school students participating in CCP will have the opportunity to earn up to two years of career training or a two-year college degree tuition free.
North Carolina community colleges may offer Career and College Promise pathways aligned with the K-12 curriculum and career and college ready standards adopted by the State Board of Education. Below are those pathway stipulations and the Spring 2012 criteria proposed by Western Piedmont Community College.
Western Piedmont plans to offer the following pathways which are under state review:
Core 44 College Transfer Pathway - Click here to learn more
|Business and Economics
Humanities and Social Science
Career Technical Education Pathway - Click here to learn more
|Computer Information Technology-Microsoft Office
Early Care and Education
Office Administration/General Office
|Digital Effects and Animation Technology
General Law Office
Introduction to Mechanical Technology
Simulation and Game Development
Cooperative Innovative High School Programs
Cooperative Innovative High School Programs are located on college campuses, enroll 100 or fewer students per grade level, and provide opportunities for students to complete an associate degree program or earn up to two years of college credit within five years.
Eligibility requirements for Cooperative Innovative High School Programs are established jointly by local boards of education and local boards of trustees in accordance with G.S. 115C-238.50.
The State Board of Education and the State Board of Community Colleges may waive the requirement that a Cooperative Innovative High School Program is located on the community college campus.
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Western Piedmont Community College
1001 Burkemont Avenue
Morganton, NC 28655