Education leaders launching dual enrollment portal at Jump Start Convention
BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Commissioner of Higher Education Kim Hunter Reed and State Superintendent of Education Cade Brumley will launch a statewide dual enrollment portal at the Jump Start Convention Tuesday, Jan. 25.
It’s happening at the River Center at 8 a.m. There will be 800 teachers, counselors and educators. The portal will be a one-stop tool for students, families and educators to discover how to earn college credit while still in high school.
The website is Louisiana dual enrollment, it also includes a direct link to the Department of Education’s Fast Forward website. The website gives pathways for students to earn an associate’s degree or gain a state-approved apprenticeship along with a high school diploma.
The portal will have dual enrollment options available is achieved through navigational components including:
- Answers to Frequently Asked Questions
- Searchable course offerings (both academic and technical) at Louisiana colleges & universities
- A direct link to the Fast Forward Initiative website.
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