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Why ACC ECHS/Dual Credit programs?

For starters, it's significantly cheaper

ECHS Schools in the ACC District

Useful Information for ECHS/DC Faculty

Check out the ECHS/DC Faculty tab for more on the following information:

  • Requesting librarians to teach Information Literacy sessions for your High School classes
  • Collaborating with Faculty Librarians
  • Trying new things with the Faculty Teaching Toolbox
  • Resources at ACC Libraries on teaching high school students
  • ACC Faculty Development
  • ACC High School Relations Department

What is an Early College High School?

Early College High School

Early College High Schools (ECHS) are innovative high schools located on or in close proximity to a college campus that allow students least likely to attend college an opportunity to earn a high school diploma and 60 college credit hours. Early College High Schools:

  • Provide dual credit at no cost to students
  • Offer rigorous instruction and accelerated courses
  • Provide academic and social support services to help students succeed
  • Increase college readiness
  • Reduce barriers to college access

For more information on Early College High Schools, view the Texas Education Agency's website.

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Mary Havens
Faculty Librarian/Assistant Professor
Elgin Campus
1501 W HWY 290
Elgin, TX 78621

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James Loomis
Faculty Librarian/Assistant Professor
Riverside Campus Library
Austin Community College
1020 Grove Blvd
1st Floor, Room 1108
Austin, TX 78741

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