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Action Item
DATE: Tuesday, October 17, 2017
TO: School Board Members
FROM: Jeff Eakins, Superintendent
Approve Articulation Agreements with Hillsborough Community College (HCC) for Various Career and Technical Education Programs (Workforce Connections)
We request approval of the attached articulation agreements between HCC and The School Board of Hillsborough County, Florida to award credit for the following career and technical education programs: 
  • Accounting Applications
  • Administrative Office Specialist
  • Applied Information Technology
  • Architectural Drafting
  • Biomedical Sciences
  • Building Construction Technology
  • Business Management & Analysis
  • Criminal Justice Operations
  • Culinary Arts
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Finance
  • Hospitality and Tourism Management
  • Technology Support Services
  • Veterinary Assisting
  • Web Development
High school students who complete these programs, meet the requirements of the articulation agreements, and enter the postsecondary programs at HCC will receive college credits towards earning degrees.

These articulation agreements were approved and signed by HCC at their Board meeting of August 15, 2017. The agreements will not be in effect until approved by The School Board of Hillsborough County, Florida.
• Improve the high school graduation rate • Provide a student-centered learning environment that engages every child
This agenda item has no financial impact to the district.
Since 2016, 43 students have utilized these articulation agreements with Hillsborough Community College.  These articulation agreements will be evaluated by Career and Technical Education supervisors based on the number of students who are eligible and are successfully awarded articulated credit.
SUBMITTED BY:  Christopher Jargo, Director, Career and Technical Education
Warren S. Brooks   Van Ayres
Workforce Connections Officer, Workforce Connections
(813) 231-1860
  Deputy Superintendent
(813) 272-4895
    C 12.01
Hillsborough County Public Schools (Florida) * Mtg.#20171017_822 (Board Meeting) * Section C Item# 12.01