Identifying and Establishing the Best Elements of an
Intentional and Sustainable Strategy for Dual Enrollment
In this issue’s feature for our renovated Central Valley Higher Education Consortium web site, the CVHEC Dual Enrollment Page presents the strategies undertaken by CVHEC’s Central Valley Dual Enrollment for Equity and Prosperity (CVDEEP) Task Force.
Established in 2019 to identify and establish the best elements of an intentional and sustainable strategy for dual enrollment, CVDEEP is made up of more than 150 secondary and postsecondary education leaders who gather annually for dual enrollment convenings.
This initiative underscores CVHEC’s commitment to equity-driven strategies to reduce disparities in student persistence and completion rates fueled by the belief that dual enrollment will significantly increase high school students’ chances of earning credentials, associate degrees and bachelor’s degrees as expeditiously as possible, providing a timely gateway to meaningful careers for them with sufficient earnings to support a quality of life for themselves and their families.
The web page presents this strategic undertaking: the work to remove barriers to access, identify challenges and continuing crafting solutions for improvement. It also touts CVHEC’s valuable partnership with the Dual Enrollment Coalition of California (DECC) in advancing a shared vision of high-quality dual enrollment for equity, in which educators believe in the capacity of all students to succeed.
The page includes links to events, stories and the CVHEC report, “Dual Enrollment in the Central Valley, Working Toward a Unified Approach for Equity and Prosperity;” as well as our video, “Blurring the Lines Between High School and College: Dual Enrollment in the Central Valley.”
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