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Education Professionals and Dual Credit Programs

CNM's Dual Credit in the High School Program provides the opportunity for high school students to take Dual Credit classes at their high school. CNM hires highly qualified high school instructors to teach CNM Dual Credit classes at the high school, during the regularly scheduled high school day. The program has many benefits for students, high schools and participating high school instructors.

Participating High Schools/CNM Course Titles — Fall 2013
If you don't see your school on the list of participating high schools for Fall, contact your principal or high school counselor.

Benefits for Students
Perhaps the greatest beneficiaries of Dual Credit in the High School will be the students. They will have the opportunity to:

  • Meet new high school graduation requirements and earn college credit at their high school
  • Be exposed to college rigor with support from their high school instructors and counselors
  • Enroll in Dual Credit classes regardless of after-school scheduling conflicts

Benefits for Schools
Participating public and charter high schools benefit from participating in Dual Credit in the High School. These benefits include:

  • More dual credit students staying in the high school throughout the day rather than going off campus, reducing scheduling conflicts for counselors
  • Access to another tool at the high school to help improve graduation rates
  • Appreciation from parents and students involved in sports and other extracurricular activities

Benefits for Teachers
Teachers selected to participate will also enjoy many advantages. Among them are the following:

  • A $500 stipend for each class taught in the program
  • The opportunity for professional development and career growth
  • Invitations to participate in CNM faculty meetings and mentorship opportunities

Interested high school instructors can review the process for approval of classes , complete the Instructor Request Form and submit hiring credentials to include, a cover letter, resume and any relevant certifications. Completed application packets for the 2012—13 school year are due by April 1, 2012 and can be mailed to:

CNM Outreach Office
525 Buena Vista SE, A - 105
Albuquerque, NM 87108