M State created these five K-12 Collaboration programs to be offered in the high school. We recognize our role as a partner and a leader in education, and preparing youth for a successful college and career pathway is our priority.
The Center for College Readiness connects college instructors with high school students to provide the students direct feedback about their college readiness skills in writing, reading and math.
M State works with more than 30 partner high schools to provide college-level courses through the Concurrent Enrollment Program.
eCampus in the High School provides partner high schools and their students with access to online college-level courses in several goal areas of the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum and technical course options.
M State partners with Lakes Country Service Cooperative and various education, business and community entities to meet the objectives of the Carl D. Perkins Vocational Career and Technical Education Act of 2006. The purpose of the Act is to improve career and technical education and to create opportunities for individuals to enter high-skill, high-wage and high-demand employment in Minnesota. The Act places special emphasis on improving access and services for special student populations as defined by the law. These special populations include:
• Individuals with disabilities
• Individuals from economically disadvantaged families, including foster children
• Individuals preparing for non-traditional fields
• Single parents, including single pregnant women
• Displaced homemakers
• Individuals with limited English proficiency
Preparation for non-traditional fields receives special emphasis in the Act. A non-traditional field is defined as a high-skill career field for which students from one gender comprise fewer than 25 percent of the students enrolled in the field. Examples at the college include women in construction electricity or men in dental hygiene. The college encourages students to consider non-traditional fields, and we welcome questions and inquiries from all students and members of the public. For more information about non-traditional fields, please contact the enrollment manager at any campus. For eCampus programs, contact M State's dean of enrollment management at (218) 736-1528.
Last modified: June 11th, 2013 at 10:49am