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<ul><li> Slide 1 </li> <li> California Community Colleges Chancellors Office California Community Colleges Early Assessment Program prepared for the California State University California Community College Virtual Counselor Workshop Carolina C. Cardenas, CSU Early Assessment September 2010 </li> <li> Slide 2 </li> <li> California Community Colleges Chancellors Office CCC Chancellors Office Role Collaborate &amp; coordinate EAP implementation with CDE and CSU Chancellors Office Authorized to receive EAP data and provide data to participating community colleges Coordinate community college EAP efforts Provide technical assistance to community colleges Establish reporting requirements Submit report to Legislature &amp; Governor on EAP implementation progress &amp; results by February 15, 2015 </li> <li> Slide 3 </li> <li> California Community Colleges Chancellors Office Why Participate in EAP? Allows colleges to focus limited assessment funding on students who may not be ready for college-level coursework Sends a strong college readiness message to CAs high school juniors and seniors Access to high school student EAP data for outreach, placement, and research purposes For those students indicating an interest in attending college, partnering with high schools &amp; CSU to help students prepare before they graduate could reduce need for basic skills coursework later </li> <li> Slide 4 </li> <li> California Community Colleges Chancellors Office CCC EAP Participation Levels 1.Use of EAP Test Results as a waiver to colleges assessment test for the placement of students demonstrating college readiness in English and/or math a.Effective January 1, 2009 b.No application or CCCCO approval necessary c.Survey of colleges accepting EAP results on CCCCO website: www.cccco.edu/eapwww.cccco.edu/eap d.As of fall 2010, 32 community colleges are accepting EAP results and an additional 19 are in discussion to adopt EAP 2.Program-level Participation a.Full Implementation and Planning &amp; Development Sites b.22 Colleges selected to participate &amp; eligible for grant funding c.CCCCO expects to open application process fall 2010 </li> <li> Slide 5 </li> <li> California Community Colleges Chancellors Office </li> <li> Slide 6 </li> <li> Community College Program-Level Participation In order to participate, colleges must submit application/plan to the System Office and: Identify an EAP Coordinator to work with CSU and local K- 12 districts Serve students within district boundary Use EAP results for placement of students demonstrating college readiness in English and/or math Meet Chancellors Office reporting requirements </li> <li> Slide 7 </li> <li> California Community Colleges Chancellors Office CCC EAP Implementation Plans Passage of SB 946 Convene State CCC Implementation Advisory Committee Application &amp; Selection of Participating EAP Colleges Inclusion of CCCs on State Testing Forms and High School Student/Administrator Notification Letters Develop CSU-CCC EAP website: www.collegeEAP.orgwww.collegeEAP.org Grant proposals to support CCC EAP implementation Develop Outreach Materials (fall 2010) CCC EAP Forum in Fall 2010 </li> <li> Slide 8 </li> <li> California Community Colleges Chancellors Office EAP Timeline Feb. 2010: 11th grade students notified about EAP test opportunity Spring 2010: 11th grade students can opt to take EAP August 2010: EAP results sent to students on STAR report at beginning of 12th grade year Sept. 2010: EAP data made available to CSU &amp; CCCs </li> <li> Slide 9 </li> <li> California Community Colleges Chancellors Office EAP Research CSUS EAP Research Study on student EAP participation &amp; effect on need for remedial coursework in college (April 2009): Researchers found that participation in EAP reduces the probability of remediation at CSU Sacramento by 6.2 percentage points in English by 4.3 percentage points in math Achieves American Diploma Project content analysis of EAP (October 2009): The EAP assessments address college-ready content identified by CSU faculty for entering credit-bearing coursework The EAP augmentations provide rigor and contribute to authentic college readiness tasks for the assessment of a students college preparation </li> <li> Slide 10 </li> <li> California Community Colleges Chancellors Office EAP Outcomes Cal-PASS examined the relationship between EAP, English matriculation pathways, and student outcomes in the first university English course attempted at a CSU campus. Highlights About 1 in 7 entering 1 st yr students at the CSU campus exempt from the EPT based upon their EAP score. Success rates in Expository Writing for EAP-exempt students were high (93%) and were comparable to students determined college level English qualified based on the EPT test (92%). EAP exempt students had the highest average (mean) grade points in Expository Writing. </li> <li> Slide 11 </li> <li> California Community Colleges Chancellors Office Future Research CCCCO planning future research to analyze EAP student participation and outcomes related to: Enrollment in a community college Courses taken Assessment Course completion and success rate </li> <li> Slide 12 </li> <li> California Community Colleges Chancellors Office For additional information, please contact: Sonia Ortiz-Mercado, State Matriculation &amp; EAP Coordinator 916-322-6817 or sortiz@cccco.edu </li> </ul>

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