Describe campus/program, goals, and theory of change

Chapel Hill Collegiate is a partnership between Chapel Hill Independent School District and Tyler Junior College. CHC blends high school and college into a coherent education program that offers small class sizes and a supportive personalized learning environment. Students experience electives and extracurricular activities at the high school as well as those at Tyler Junior College. Chapel Hill Collegiate provides students with the opportunity to pursue a high school diploma and an Associate Degree or two years of college towards a Baccalaureate Degree.

Describe Blueprint Benchmark strengths
  • Benchmark 1: Recruitment process is targeted to ensure to target the sub-populations.
  • Benchmark 2: Strong partnership with Tyler Junior College who is actively supporting the ECHS.
  • Benchmark 6: Highly qualified teachers who are dedicated to the success of their students.
Describe certifications
ECHS students have the opportunity to earn the following Level 1 certifications with certain boundaries due to scheduling with college courses.

• Microsoft Office Specialist
•CPR and First Aid
• Pharmacy Technician Certification (PTCE)
• Autodesk Inventor Certification
• Autodesk Revit Certification
• Autodesk AutoCAD Certification
• ServSafe Food Handler Certification
• ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification
Describe degrees
AA in general studies
What areas of interest do you have for Technical Assistance (up to 3 areas, rank in order of importance)?
  • Ideas to promote a college prep mindset for students to understand the end in mind
  • Ideas for high school students when college is not in session 
  • Ideas for middle school students to take Algebra I in 8th grade
What tools or resources would be valuable to your campus to support your implementation of the blueprint?
  • ECHS principal, counselor and IHE liaison listserv

  • TEA flexible day waiver information 

  • Protocol for sharing data with faculty

What have been your challenges and how have you addressed them?
  • New board members not understanding the program
    • Deputy superintendent will be presenting to the board
  • Need for more dedicated staff
    • Discussions with principal
  • Need for Pre-AP courses for the middle school students
    • ​​​​​​​Discussion with district curriculum director
School uses technology effectively - please evaluate and describe
Neutral
School uses technology effectively - describe
Students who do not have their own laptops are able to checkout laptops during their senior year for their online dual credit courses.
School promotes an effective Advisory Board Make Up and Work - please evaluate and describe
Agree
School promotes an effective Advisory Board Make Up and Work - describe
Meet once a semester according to the benchmark requirement.
School offers effective Student Support and Academic Counseling - please evaluate and describe
Agree
School offers effective Student Support and Academic Counseling - describe
IHE provides online tutoring, one on one, math/writing labs. Students are able to access these supports at anytime.
ECHS requires mandatory tutorial for any student who drops below a 75 after school Saturday school tutorials are for TSI prep and technical writing to students enrolled in the biology dual credit course.
School employs effective Teacher and Staff Development Plan - please evaluate and describe
Neutral
School employs effective Teacher and Staff Development Plan - describe
ECHS meet weekly with ECHS principal to discuss the week's activities as well as to discuss any students who have had issues.
School employs effective Dual Credit/AP/IB Policies and Procedures - please evaluate and describe
Agree
School employs effective Dual Credit/AP/IB Policies and Procedures - describe
Evidence through the MOU of an e?ective dual credit program with Tyler Junior College who waives the tuition and fess for dual credit courses. The district pays for the AP
exams for ECHS students.
School effectively implements DC/AP/IB - please evaluate and describe success/challenges with implementation - please evaluate
Agree
School effectively implements DC/AP/IB - please evaluate and describe success/challenges with implementation - describe
College partner is flexible in trying to provide dual credit sections on their campus to allow for the students' extracurricular activities at the ECHS.
School offers effective Bridge Program(s) - please evaluate and describe
Neutral
School offers effective Bridge Program(s) - describe
Summer Bridge program is held at the end of the school year in May. All grade levels are required to attend.
9th graders - 5 days with 1 day at TJC
10th graders - 4 days
11th graders - 2-3 days with 1 day at TJC
12th graders - 1 day at TJC
School offers engaging and effective Academic Clubs and Extra-Curricular Activities - please evaluate and describe
Agree
School offers engaging and effective Academic Clubs and Extra-Curricular Activities - describe
Students have the opportunity to participate in all the clubs and extra-curricular activities at both the high school and college. Currently, there 10 students in Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society at TJC.
Describe IHE Partners and level of support including use of facilities

Tyler Junior College provides access to all the college facilities to the ECHS students. ECHS students have the opportunity to take advantage of all the learning center supports that the college offers.

School provides purposeful and effective Program Pathways (with key courses) - please evaluate and describe
Agree
School provides purposeful and effective Program Pathways (with key courses) - describe

College partner is working to align degree pathways with the high school endorsements.The two pathways are business/industry and humanities.

Describe established workforce/industry partnerships and level of support

N/A

Provide a preliminary rating for Blueprint benchmark 'Target Population' (ECHS)
7
Provide a preliminary rating for Blueprint benchmark 'Partnership Agreement' (ECHS)
9
Provide a preliminary rating for Blueprint benchmark 'Leadership Initiatives' (ECHS)
8
Provide a preliminary rating for Blueprint benchmark 'Curriculum and Support' (ECHS)
5
Provide a preliminary rating for Blueprint benchmark 'Academic Rigor and Readiness' (ECHS)
6
Provide a preliminary rating for Blueprint benchmark 'School Design' (ECHS)
7
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