3365.05 Requirements for participants.

Each public and participating private college shall do all of the following with respect to the college credit plus program:

(A) Apply established standards and procedures for admission to the college and for course placement for participants. When determining admission and course placement, the college shall do all of the following:

(1) Consider all available student data that may be an indicator of college readiness, including grade point average and end-of-course examination scores, if applicable;

(2) Give priority to its current students regarding enrollment in courses. However, once a participant has been accepted into a course, the college shall not displace the participant for another student.

(3) Adhere to any capacity limitations that the college has established for specified courses.

(B) Send written notice to a participant, the participant's parent, the participant's secondary school, and the superintendent of public instruction, not later than fourteen calendar days prior to the first day of classes for that term, of the participant's admission to the college and to specified courses under the program.

(C) Provide both of the following, not later than twenty-one calendar days after the first day of classes for that term, to each participant, participant's secondary school, and the superintendent of public instruction:

(1) The courses and hours of enrollment of the participant;

(2) The option elected by the participant under division (A) or (B) of section 3365.06 of the Revised Code for each course.

The college shall also provide to each partnering school a roster of participants from that school that are enrolled in the college and a list of course assignments for each participant.

(D) Promote the program on the college's web site, including the details of the college's current agreements with partnering secondary schools.

(E) Coordinate with each partnering secondary school that is located within thirty miles of the college to present at least one informational session per school year for interested students and parents. The session shall include the benefits and consequences of participation and shall outline any changes or additions to the requirements of the program. If there are no partnering schools located within thirty miles of the college, the college shall coordinate with the closest partnering school to offer an informational session.

(F) Assign an academic advisor that is employed by the college to each participant enrolled in that college. Prior to the date on which a withdrawal from a course would negatively affect a participant's transcripted grade, as prescribed by the college's established withdrawal policy, the college shall ensure that the academic advisor and the participant meet at least once to discuss the program and the courses in which the participant is enrolled.

(G) Do both of the following with regard to high school teachers that are teaching courses for the college at a secondary school under the program:

(1) Provide at least one professional development session per school year;

(2) Conduct at least one classroom observation per school year for each course that is authorized by the college and taught by a high school teacher to ensure that the course meets the quality of a college-level course.

(H) Annually collect, report, and track specified data related to the program according to data reporting guidelines adopted by the chancellor and the superintendent of public instruction pursuant to section 3365.15 of the Revised Code.

(I) With the exception of divisions (D) and (E) of this section, any eligible out-of-state college participating in the college credit plus program shall be subject to the same requirements as a participating private college under this section.

Added by 130th General Assembly File No. TBD, HB 487, §1, eff. 9/17/2014.