Participating Teachers, Districts, and Students
During the previous school year, 851 high school students enrolled in one of the five accepted Advanced Placement courses and simultaneously registered to earn three hours of UNO History credit. Nineteen of the students enrolled in classes taught by high school faculty approved by the UNO History Department to offer UNO credit for the aforementioned history classes scored a 5 on their AP exam.
The Dual Enrollment courses were taught in 18 metro area high schools by 26 teachers. From the History Department Dual Enrollment Committee’s portion of the tuition paid by each of the above students, the following items and/or actions were underwritten based upon the Committee’s Mission Statement.
History Course Credits Two teachers each received a scholarship for the tuition and fee costs associated with taking three-hour graduate history courses.
Missouri Valley History Conference A fee was paid to the conference to permit admittance by any teacher from any History Dual Enrollment participating school district
Teacher Kitties Classroom kitties of $75 per teacher were utilized by four teachers who purchased classroom materials to facilitate course instruction. These instructors were reimbursed for their purchases.
Participating School District Purchases
Equipment Program funds were utilized to purchase for use by students in participating schools multiple I-Pad computers, and lap top computers.
Curriculum Program funds were utilized to purchase Advanced Placement review texts for several participating schools to aid in their students’ preparation for the AP exam, a variety of digital media, as well as books for use as both teacher and classroom resources.
Participating Student Enrichment
College Bowl On April 27, two of our Dual Enrollment teachers organized a highly successful College Bowl to assist students in their preparation for the AP American History exam. Program funds were used to pay for prize medals, and other expenses related to this event.
Workshops Funds were used to defray costs associated with three workshops conducted by History Department faculty in the subjects of the Holocause, the Crusades, and American immigration.
Field Excursions Program funds were used to pay admission fees to Durham Museum for all students enrolled in one AP history class.