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Title: Detroit Allied Health Middle College High School


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Detroit Allied Health Middle College High School
  • Located at Kettering High School
  • September 2007

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What is a Middle College ???
  • It is a collaboration between a high school
    district and a community college to allow high
    school students that are struggling or need a
    different learning environment to thrive.

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What is a Middle College????
  • A middle college is a high school on a college
    campus
  • The very first middle college was established in
    1976 at LaGuardia Community College in New York
  • Kettering High School will be the initial
    location of the DAHMCHS, beginning September
    2007.

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What is a Middle College??
  • From
    To
  • High School
    College
  • The bridge from high school to college

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Detroit Allied Health Middle College High School
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Why Allied Health?
  • There is a
  • critical shortage of
  • health care workers.

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What is the mission of the Detroit
Allied Health Middle College High School?
  • To serve young people who are
  • Interested in the Allied Health careers
  • Academically Capable
  • In need of motivation or alternative learning
    environment
  • To give experience that will bridge adjustment to
    a college campus

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DETROIT ALLIED HEALTH MIDDLE
COLLEGE HIGH SCHOOL WILL
  • Create a place where
  • students are not allowed to give up

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Student Population
  • All 9th and 10th grade students who want to
    come and have an interest in Allied Health
    careers
  • 10th graders 2007/2008 academic year
  • 9th graders 2008/2009 academic year

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Who will be the first students in the DAHMCHS?
  • 100 Kettering students who will be entering the
    10th grade in 2007/2008 academic year who are
    interested in Allied Health careers
  • Other students who have an interest in Allied
    Health careers

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Attributes of Detroit Allied Health Middle
College High School
  • Students will have a wide range of experiences
  • Students will attend a high school on a college
    campus
  • 9th and 10th grade students begin in a high
    school environment with strong focus on literacy
  • Transition classes are offered during the 9th and
    10th grades
  • In the next phase, students will attend actual
    college classes where only one third of class
    will be high school students

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Attributes of Detroit Allied Health Middle
College High School
  • Daily seminars are provided when students are in
    college classes
  • Tutorial aspect
  • Discussion of text to build self-confidence
  • Study groups
  • Students attend high school classes in the
    morning and college classes in the afternoon
  • The goal is that EVERY youngster gets 30 college
    credits by end of 12th grade
  • The goal is that students earn an Associate
    Degree by the end of the 13th year

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Career Opportunities in the Allied Health Pathway
  • Staff Nurse
  • Pre-Physician Assistant
  • Respiratory Therapy Tech
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant
  • Surgical Tech
  • Pharmacy Tech
  • Phlebotomist
  • Dental Lab Tech
  • Dental Assistant
  • Dental Hygienist

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Importance of location on college campus
  • Being on a college campus affects the high school
    students view of themselves.
  • The college environment positively impacts the
    attitudes and behaviors of the high school
    students.
  • The power of a middle college is that the high
    school age students gradually interface with
    adult students.

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Students (parents) enter the DAHMCHS with a clear
understanding of the commitment needed for success
  • Summer is a requirement of the DAHMCHS
    experience.
  • Sometimes the day may be elongated.
  • A 13th year is required.

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Why attend Detroit Allied Health Middle College
High School and not a regular neighborhood high
school?
The DAHMCHS
  • Yields an Associate Degree and/or transferable
    college credits with no cost to the student or
    his/her family
  • Provides students college credits from WCCCD that
    are transferable to other colleges and
    universities
  • Includes student visits, internships, and work
    experience through its partner, the DMC

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About parent commitment
  • Attend informational meetings and parent-teacher
    conferences
  • Become actively involved in students educational
    experiences
  • Encourage students to complete requirements for
    both the diploma and the degree

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Teachers function as counselors/advisors
  • Teachers lead an advisory system called
  • focus groups
  • Daily discussions regarding current events,
    personal issues, school issues, and study skills
  • Students tell teachers about their concerns
  • Counselors/advisors build confidence

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DAHMCHS
  • Prepares 9th and 10th grade students for
    challenging college courses and program entrance
    exams
  • Develops critical thinking skills
  • Offers a supportive system to integrate college
    courses

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CONCERN
  • Students under the age of 18 cannot attend
    clinical courses, as mandated by the state.
  • Therefore, 11th and 12th grade students can take
    liberal arts and other degree requirements, until
    they turn 18 years old.

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A 10th Grade Schedule will look like this
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At Completion of DAHMCHS
  • Detroit Public Schools will grant its own diploma
  • WCCCD will grant its own credits, certificate,
    and/or degree
  • DMC will offer career opportunities for
    successful candidates in critical shortage areas

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Charles F. Kettering High SchoolWillie Howard,
Principal
Welcome to ...
"Home of the Pioneers"6101 Van Dyke Avenue
Detroit, Michigan 48213 (313) 866-5336
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