School District 71 is offering a dual credit academics information session on Wednesday, Jan. 26, via Zoom to help guide Grade 11 students and parents through the upcoming final year of high school. ADOBE STOCK IMAGE

School District 71 offering information night on dual credit academics

School District 71 is offering a Dual Credit Academics Parent Night information session on Wednesday, Jan. 26, via Zoom.

The Zoom session will be used to inform parents and students on how to take advantage of dual credit (first-year college) courses or programs during their senior year to help transition them into post-secondary or a career

Topics covered in the session will include:

• Sponsored tuition in a college or university program

• Planning your Grade 12 year to include dual credit

• Entrance requirements for classes and programs

• Transitioning into full-time studies or another institution for the following year

• Early childhood and health care assistant programs

• Office administration opportunities

• General study course offerings, and more.

For more information, or to register for the session, students can contact their respective school’s careers co-ordinator, or reach out to the SD71 district careers co-ordinator, Dawn Anderson at 250-334-2520.

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