Adelphi’s High School Program provides qualified juniors and seniors an opportunity to enroll in college credit bearing courses from the university while concurrently enrolled in high school. Offered during the academic year, the program provides the opportunity to students and parents to reduce future college tuition costs and serves as an assessment of a student’s ability to do college level work.
Students may take classes in subjects such as:
Theory and Harmony
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Juniors and seniors with strong academic records are eligible to take part in the program. All high school courses and teachers are approved by Adelphi University Chairpersons.
In order for a high school course to be offered for Adelphi credit:
Both the course and the course’s teacher(s) must be approved in order for any high school student to earn Adelphi credit for a particular class.
The high school course must be equivalent in goals and content to a course offered at Adelphi University.
Any teacher leading an approved High School Program course MUST also have his/her credentials reviewed and approved by the appropriate Adelphi Chairperson. No High School Program class can be led by a teacher who has not had his/her credentials reviewed and approved by the appropriate department Chairperson.
At minimum, high school teachers seeking approval to lead a High School Program course must meet the following requirements:
The interested high school must submit the following materials for course approval:
For Course Review:
For Teacher Review:
*Other materials may be requested at the time that a proposal is submitted.
The completed packet can either be emailed directly to the Director at firstname.lastname@example.org or mailed to:
Office of High School and Pre-College Programs
Hagedorn Hall, Room 201
One South Avenue
Garden City, NY 11530
|Semester that the Course Will Be Offered||
By When Should Materials Be Submitted?
|By When Will I Be Provided With A Decision?|
|Fall semester course||Materials must be submitted by April 1 of the prior semester||By the end of the spring semester (May 31)|
|Spring semester course||
Materials must be submitted by November 1 of the prior semester
|By the end of the fall semester (December 31)|
If a course is rejected, schools may have the option to resubmit materials for approval, at the chairperson’s discretion.
Once a teacher is approved or rejected, Adelphi’s High School Program Director will send a letter notifying the high school’s liaison of the status of the review process. If a teacher is rejected, the rejection letter will state the reason for the rejection. All decisions made regarding a high school teacher’s credentials are determined by the appropriate Department Chairperson.
Director of NYC Scholars, High School, and Pre-College Programs
p – 516.877.3410
e – email@example.com