Dual Enrollment

Dual Enrollment - Success

What is Dual Enrollment?

Dual Enrollment (DE) is a program that provides funding for students at eligible high schools that are enrolled to take approved college-level coursework for credit towards both high school and college graduation requirements. Students can take academic core classes or technical classes through colleges on the approved list. A list of Dual Enrollment Participating Institutions.

See details on the Dual Enrollment program from the Georgia Department of Education.

Am I a Good Fit for Dual Enrollment?

When considering the Dual Enrollment (DE) program, you should understand the characteristics of students who are successful in college classes. DE students become students of the college, not just the high school and should exhibit the following characteristics:

  • Can articulate why he/she is interested in Dual Enrollment

  • Meets college DE admissions requirements

  • Self-motivated

  • Self-starter

  • Takes initiative

  • Mature

  • Strong communicator

  • Organized

  • Responsible

  • Can follow through on multi-step tasks

  • Has a specific pathway planned for graduation

Dual Enrollment - Option B

What is Option B? According to Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG), "Offers qualified students a unique path to high school graduation. Students choose to simultaneously earn a high school diploma and a college Associate Degree, Technical Diploma, or two (2) Technical Certificates of Credit (TCC’s) in a specific career pathway. Some of the required high school courses may be taken under the state-funded Dual Enrollment program."


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Option B Criteria


 Join us for a live discussion on what dual enrollment is and how to apply!  This is a required first step in order to participate.

Sessions take place every Thursday from 3:35 pm - 4:15 pm.

Location: See your Jigsaw Page!


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DE Colleges

Want to know about a college near you?  Check out these slides for College Specific Dual Enrollment information.


Need Help?

GCA Dual Enrollment Counselors

GCA DE counselors are here to help you with the process of enrolling in college classes.  When accepted, they will become your school counselor.

Larri Rose

Larri Rose

Counselor, Dual Enrollment: A-F
Hope Adams

Hope Adams

Counselor, Dual Enrollment: G-L
Jolie Ganley

Jolie Ganley

Counselor, Dual Enrollment: M-R
Whitney Merritt

Whitney Merritt

Counselor, Dual Enrollment: S-Z

Dual Enrollment Supervisor

Charlene Polite

Charlene Polite

College and Career Manager
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