Concurrent Enrollment

Source: Minnesota State Minnesota State received notification December 19 that the Higher Learning Commission has approved its extension request relative to the credentialing of high school faculty teaching within concurrent enrollment programs. “This decision is good for our school districts, teachers and students,” said MSBA Executive Director Kirk Schneidawind. The…

In a recent letter sent to MSBA and other education organizations, Minnesota State Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs Ron Anderson provided an update on Minnesota State’s collective response and continued plans to address concurrent enrollment and the Higher Learning Commission’s minimum faculty qualifications. Education Minnesota, the Minnesota State…

The Minnesota State Board of Trustees met Wednesday, November 16, to hear an update that 76 percent of all instructors who teach dual-course classes in high school do not meet requirements to have a master’s degree or qualifying credits in their field. The update basically pointed to school districts paying…

MSBA Executive Director Kirk Schneidawind and Minnesota Association of School Administrators (MASA) Executive Director Gary Amoroso requested the Minnesota P-20 Education Partnership discuss the impact of a recent Higher Learning Commission (HLC) decision to enforce credentialing requirements for concurrent enrollment instructors during a committee meeting, which was held Friday, December…

MSBA would like to share a pair of notices from the Minnesota State College & Universities (MnSCU) regarding the Higher Learning Commission’s credentialing clarification for Concurrent Enrollment programs. In a memo, Ron Anderson (MnSCU’s Vice Chancellor of Academic and Student Affairs) writes: “I am sending this note to update you…

Source: Higher Learning Commission At its meeting on November 5, the Higher Learning Commission’s Board of Trustees resolved to provide an opportunity for institutions with dual credit programs to apply for extensions related to compliance of faculty in these programs with revisions to Assumed Practice B.2., a policy update that clarified longstanding…

MSBA Executive Director Kirk Schneidawind is scheduled to testify on behalf of public school boards TODAY at a Joint Higher Education Committee hearing concerning the Higher Learning Commission’s intent to implement additional credentialing standards on high school faculty. The hearing is slated for TODAY — 1 p.m. Thursday, October 8…

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