Participating Teachers, Districts, and Students
During the previous school year, 876 high school students enrolled in one of the six accepted Advanced Placement courses and simultaneously registered to earn three hours of UNO History credit.
The Dual Enrollment courses were taught in 20 metro area high schools by 25 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 Five 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
Substitute Teacher Fees Two teachers attended the conference for a day, necessitating the
hiring of substitute teachers for their classrooms, for which their districts were reimbursed. During the year, substitute teacher fees were also reimbursed for other teacher enrichment experiences as well as for field excursions.
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, as well as software of several kinds.
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, as well as books for use as both teacher and classroom resources.
Participating Student Enrichment
Special Events Funds were used to defray costs associated with a faculty workshop that provided information regarding Israel in the Middle East.
Field Excursions Program funds were used to pay admission fees to Joslyn Art Museum for all students enrolled in one AP history class. Funds were also used to defray transportation costs associated with field excursions to Kansas City museums made by two different schools.