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Opportunity Awaits

As a top tier research university, Saint Louis University put a large emphasis on the pursuit of knowledge. This emphasis translates into real opportunity for the 1818 Advanced College Credit Program partners. As we seek to live out not only SLU's mission, but our own we are proud to offer a variety of opportunities to our partners and their participating staff to truly discover who they are professionally and grow their knowledge base.

Awards and Accolades

The 1818 ACC Program has a variety of accolades and awards to acknowledge outstanding performance and commitment to the the program. There are a variety of awards from incentive awards to acknowledge growth of your dual credit program with SLU, to service awards honoring longstanding participation, and an annual award to spotlight a teacher's outstanding performance and commitment to teaching dual credit.

For more information about the various awards and accolades, please visit the Program Awards for High Schools webpage.

 

New Instructor/Coordinator Orientations

Each summer new instructors and coordinators to the program are asked to attend an orientation day. The day allows new staff to get acquainted with the program and 1818 ACC Office staff as well as bring questions about processes and protocols. Stipends, meals, parking, and supplies are all provided at no cost to 1818 ACC members.

The New Instructor/Coordinator Orientation is an annual event and all details for the event are posted on the 1818 Advanced College Credit Program Event Calendar on the website.

Pre-Service Training for Instructors and Coordinators

The annual Pre-Service Training for Instructors and Coordinators in the 1818 ACC Program takes place in the summer before the start of the upcoming academic year. The event brings together all of our high school instructors and coordinators to discuss changes to the 1818 ACC program, new protocols, and includes a departmental meeting with colleagues from the program and SLU faculty. Meals, parking, and supplies are all provided at no cost to 1818 ACC members.

The Pre-Service Training is an annual event held in the summer. All details for the event are posted on the 1818 Advanced College Credit Program Event Calendar on the website.

Professional Development Days

The 1818 Advanced College Credit Program offers a variety of professional development days through out the year. The development opportunities are for high school administrators, instructors, and coordinators. The content of these days vary and are tailored to specific audiences. For example there are subject specific days (i.e. History Day), college preparedness days for administrators, introduction to 1818 ACC days for counselors, etc. Meals, parking, and supplies are all provided at no cost to 1818 ACC members. Sub-reimbursement for instructor specific days are also available.

All professional development days and details are available on the 1818 Advanced College Credit Program Calendar on the website.

Scholarships

To encourage professional growth, Saint Louis University provides a variety of scholarships to current 1818 ACC partners including administrators, current and prospective adjunct instructors, and 1818 ACC coordinators. Scholarship applicants must apply through the 1818 Advanced College Credit Office for all scholarships. Certain conditions exist under which the scholarships are available.

For more information, please visit the Scholarships web page to learn about the type of scholarships, instructions for applying, and to apply.

SLU Faculty Partners

Each high school instructor is considered an extension of their respective department, and therefore has access to an appointed Saint Louis University faculty member as a resource. These liaisons can offer guidance, answer questions, provide colleague support, and also provide feedback for teaching SLU courses.

To find out who your mentor is for your subject, please visit our Meet the Liaisons web page found on the 1818 ACC website.

Access to Resources

Partners in the program have access to a variety of SLU resources including but not limited to: personal SLU email accounts, SLU Id card, access to Pius XII Memorial Library collections, databases, and resources, on-campus observations, SLU Newslink Newsletter, etc.

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