The courses provide qualified high school students the opportunity to earn college course credits while completing their high school graduation requirements. The "UMD College in the Schools Program" also provides ongoing professional development for instructors who teach in the Program, as well as research opportunities in the area of school/college articulation.
The UMD Department of Continuing Education further announces that it is a founding institution of the National Alliance of Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships (NACEP). The NACEP is an organization of American colleges and universities that offer college courses taught in partnering high schools. The Alliance supports and promotes its constituent partners through quality initiatives, program development, national standards, research and communication.
For more information about the "UMD College in the Schools Program" contact Marge Erickson at (218) 726-6819.