K–12 Staff Resources : Credit Recovery Options
NTC is pleased to offer a variety of credit recovery options for high school students that are available through customized contracts with area K-12 school districts.
These options can be scheduled on their own or as a supplement to existing summer school offerings. To request additional information, districts are encouraged to indicate their interest in NTC’s credit recovery options.
- For options noting a tuition cost, the district is agreeing to support that cost via a contract with NTC.
- Your district will determine how the credits earned at NTC online transfer back to your district. Students will be responsible for providing a transcript to their home district.
- Transportation to NTC campuses is the responsibility of the student (or K-12 district).
- Appropriate technology and/or internet access for online learning is the responsibility of the student and/or district.
Foundational Skill Building In Core Subjects
The College Prep Centers (CPC) at all NTC campuses provide instruction to students to improve academic skills in math, reading and writing. In order to provide instruction to high school students, contracts for services can be developed with individual K-12 districts. Working in CPCs will allow students to remediate in core areas and fill in gaps they may have missed — the learning is customized based on the needs of each student.
- Grade Level: 11-12
- Four hours per week minimum
- Cost: $100 per student
- Location: All NTC Campuses
- Mode of Delivery: In Person or Online
Explore Your Path, Discover Your Future
NTC will deliver instruction for this new career exploration course, giving students the option to extend Academic + Career Planning and tie the value of high school graduation to their long-term career goals and success.
Course Description (1 college credit): Students will explore their interests, skills, and abilities and how they relate to education and career choice. Learners will analyze workforce needs, career options, educational requirements and jobs available related to their unique interests and skills. Learners will also explore the importance of soft skill and leadership development. Learners will develop a plan to meet their career goal.
- Grade Level: 9 – 12
Move to Manufacturing
Short-term training that prepares students for entry-level employment in manufacturing with guaranteed job interview and signing bonus upon hire.
- Cost: Free
- Students 18+
Leverage employment that students already have or help students find employment with local businesses through the Youth Apprenticeship (YA) program. The YA program gives high school juniors and seniors an opportunity to get a jumpstart on their future career and gain hands-on experience in fields they are interested in pursuing after high school graduation. Students working in paid positions related to YA career pathways are eligible to participate with employer support.
- Grades: 11 – 12
- Cost: Free
- Begin after June 1, 2022
- Students need to complete 450 hours of work by summer 2023
- NTC can provide support in connecting students to appropriate employment.
- School districts receive up to $250 per registered Youth Apprentice through an NTC grant with DWD and districts are eligible for Technical Incentive Grant dollars for successful completers.
Summer Dual Credit
NTC can approve Dual Credit courses during the summer if K–12 teachers are confident in their ability to deliver competencies.
- Grades: 10–12
- One credit course options recommended to ensure time for students to meet competencies
Alternative High School + GED Services
For students who may be too credit deficient than summer credit recovery can help with, NTC also offers options for Alternative High School and GED services. Via a contract with NTC, a student would be able to complete an HSED 5.05 which consists of a passing all four GED tests and demonstrating proficiency on the following competencies:
- Career readiness
Eligible students must be at least 17 years of age, score a 70% or higher on the TABE Success Assessment, and be at least one year behind class (3 credits).
Please contact Tracy Ravn with any questions relating to credit recovery options.