Tyler ISD’s Early College High School is an innovative school serving as a powerful motivator for students to work hard and reach academic success. The school delivers a personalized experience with an effective student support network. Tyler ISD's Early College High School gives students a jump start on college while still providing them with a nurturing learner-centered environment with support and guidance. The Early College High School also helps students and their families save time and money by high school and college.
EARLY COLLEGE HIGH SCHOOL: THE FOUNDING IDEALS
Early college high school is a bold approach, based on the principle that academic rigor, combined with the opportunity to save time and money, is a powerful motivator for students to work hard and meet serious intellectual challenges. Early college high schools blend high school and college in a rigorous yet supportive program, compressing the time it takes to complete a high school diploma and the first two years of college.
- MOU includes the following:
- Tyler Junior College waives tuition and fees for dual credit courses
- College textbooks purchased by the district will be used for a minimum of 3 years with the exception of government (2 years)
- Strong relationship between both ISD and IHE partners
- Advisory has a focused TSI prep component using the diagnostic component of the assessment
- Opportunity to TSI retest twice a month on Saturdays at ECHS campus (TSI testing site)
- Use Edmonton TSI Prep Online
- Principal requesting support in becoming a coach leader
- Improve instruction
- Marketing and branding of ECHS program to reduce the community's misperception of the program
- Understanding of the new blueprint and OBMs
- IHE scheduling with three different calendars
- Marketing and branding of the program since the campus has become a stand alone
- Working with district and IHE marketing departments
- Food services for students at college
- Discussions with district to determine options
has been designated as a TA which gives him access to the students records and assignments.
accordance with the provisions and assurances identi?ed in the EHCS Blueprint and MOU. The LT will met a meet a minimum of three times per year, or more it a situation
arises. The agenda and minutes will be made available to key personnel, Board Turstees and the public. The LT did decided that ECHS students in grades 9 and 10 will take all
classes on the ECHS campus. ECHS has created a Campus Performance Objective Committee (CPOC). The CPOC is comprised of educators, community leaders, business
partners and parents.
*Daily tutorials til 5:00 p.m.
*AVID class provide tutorials twice a week
*Monday's advisory class provides grade monitoring for both high school and college courses
IHE provides the following supports to the students:
*One on one tutoring
*Writing and Math Labs
*Intentionally creates mini cohorts for each college class to allow for study groups
exams for ECHS students.
Spanish. Dual credit courses are taught by district adjunct instructors, college instructors on the campus and online. To ensure the student's success in the online dual credit
courses the partnership has collaboratively hired a facilitator as a TA to monitor the student's progress.
the dual credit office area.
IHE provides students complete access and use to all academic and support services facilities including writing and math labs, library, and student support center.
ECHS is aligning their pathways to the ones the college offers: business, health science, humanities/fine arts and engineering.