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Career & College Promise2019-03-15T15:01:44-04:00
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Earn College Credit While Still in High School!

Through Career & College Promise (CCP), qualified high-school-age students in North Carolina have the opportunity to pursue these options, tuition free, while they are in high school, allowing them to get a jump-start on their workplace and college preparation.

Enrollment Process

Eligibility

College Transfer Pathways

Students registering for courses in the College Transfer Pathways must:

  • be a high school junior or senior AND
  • have an unweighted GPA of 2.8+ on high school courses * OR
  • demonstrate college readiness in English, reading and mathematics on an assessment or placement test

* Students who wish to begin classes in Summer 2019 may be subject to previous guidelines/requirements. 

In order to maintain eligibility, students must continue to make progress toward high school graduation and maintain at least a 2.00 GPA in college coursework after completing two courses.

Career and Technical Education Pathways

Students registering for courses in the Career and Technical Education Pathways must:

  • be a high school junior or senior AND
  • have an unweighted GPA of 2.8+ on high school courses * OR
  • demonstrate college readiness in English, reading and mathematics on an assessment or placement test OR
  • have the recommendation of the high school principal or his/her designee [eligible to enroll in a CTE pathway without UGETC (Universal General Education Component) courses]

* Students who wish to begin classes in Summer 2019 may be subject to previous guidelines/requirements.

In order to maintain eligibility, students must continue to make progress toward high school graduation and maintain at least a 2.00 GPA in college coursework after completing two courses.

CCP Pathways

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Diploma Certificate
Program Program Type Campus
Accounting Accounting Diploma Accounting Certificate Wilkes
Alleghany
Advertising and Graphic Design Advertising and Graphic Design CertificatePhotography Certificate Wilkes
Alleghany
Applied Animal Science Technology

  • Applied Animal Science Technology Diploma
  • Intro to Animal Science Certificate
  • Beef Production Certificate
  • Poultry Certificate
Applied Animal Science Technology Diploma Intro to Animal Science Certificate Beef Production Certificate Poultry Certificate Wilkes
Alleghany
Applied Engineering Technology Basic Engineering Diploma Basic Engineering Certificate HBBasic Engineering Certificate HC Wilkes
Alleghany
Ashe
Architectural Technology Intro to Architecture and Construction Certificate Wilkes
Automotive Systems Technology

  • Automotive Systems Technology Diploma
  • Basic Transportation Technology Certificate
  • Transportation Climate Control Certificate
Automotive Systems Technology Diploma Basic Transportation Technology Certificate Transportation Climate Control Certificate Wilkes
Alleghany
Baking and Pastry Arts Baking and Pastry Arts Diploma Baking and Pastry Arts Certificate Wilkes
Building Construction Technology Mechanical Trades Certificate Wilkes
Business Administration

Business Administration DiplomaBusiness Administration Certificate - TransferrableBusiness Administration CertificateCustomer Relations Management DiplomaCustomer Relations Management CertificateManagement Information Systems DiplomaManagement Information Systems Certificate Wilkes
Alleghany
Ashe
Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology Diploma Wilkes
Cosmetology Cosmetology Diploma Ashe
Criminal Justice Technology Criminal Justice Technology Diploma Criminal Justice Technology Certificate - TransferrableCriminal Justice Technology Certificate Wilkes
Alleghany
Ashe
Culinary Arts Culinary Arts Line Cook Certificate Wilkes
Diesel and Heavy Equipment Technology Diesel and Heavy Equipment Technology Diploma Diesel and Heavy Equipment Technology Certificate Wilkes
Early Childhood Education Early Childhood Education Diploma Early Childhood Education Certificate Wilkes
Alleghany
Ashe
Emergency Medical Science Emergency Medical Science Certificate Wilkes
Horticulture Technology Horticulture Technology DiplomaIntro to Horticulture CertificateHorticultural Technology Growing Certificate Horticultural Technology Landscaping Certificate Wilkes
Ashe
Information Technology

Information Technology Certificate Computer Programming Diploma Digital Media Diploma Digital Media Certificate Game Development Diploma Network Management Diploma Wilkes
Alleghany
Nurse Aide Nurse Aide Certificate Alleghany
Welding Technology

  • Welding Technology Diploma
  • MIG Welding Certificate
  • TIG Welding Certificate
  • MIG/TIG Welding Certificate
Welding Technology Diploma MIG Welding CertificateTIG Welding CertificateMIG/TIG Welding Certificate Wilkes
Ashe

Students Find Success with CCP!

Reilly Phillips - CCP Student

Reilly Phillips

Read about Reilly’s experience with CCP.
Garrett Saffold - CCP Student

Garrett Saffold

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Contact Information

Wilkes County Schools, Private Schools, and Homeschool Students

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Jon Hutchins
Director of Career & College Promise
Phone: 336-838-6484
jlhutchins919@wilkescc.edu

Alleghany County Schools

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Talina Pipes
Student Services and Career and College Promise Coordinator of Alleghany Center
Phone: 336-903-3144
Fax: 336-903-3224
tlpipes811@wilkescc.edu

Ashe County Schools

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Caroline Cope-Meyers
Student Services Counselor and Career/College Promise Coordinator
Phone: 336-903-3121
cecope-meyers883@wilkescc.edu
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