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Career Prep at MCCC (12th graders)

Career Prep is a program of the Mercer County Technical Schools in partnership with Mercer County Community College. The program offers high school seniors an opportunity to enroll in courses at Mercer County Community College. This is an exceptional elective opportunity for students to simultaneously earn high school and college credits. College credits can be applied toward MCCC associate degree programs or transferred to four-year colleges and universities.

 

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WHO IS ELIGIBILE TO APPLY?

Mercer County high school students who:

  • earned a recommended GPA of 3.25 or higher in current high school classes  
  • maintained an excellent attendance record with no (X) Absence grades
  • completed the appropriate number of high school credits for high school graduation
  • have a strong interest in the program of study
  • have a thorough understanding of the program requirements
  • have a strong counselor recommendation

 

WHEN DOES THE PROGRAM TAKE PLACE?

Career Prep courses are offered from approximately 11:45AM to 2:30PM daily on the grounds of Mercer County Community College, West Windsor campus with the exception of Fire Science Technology, which is located at the Dempster Fire Training Center in Lawrenceville. Sometimes, there are classes that may take place after 2:30PM. The college schedule is followed-therefore students must attend classes based on the MCCC calendar which may differ from the high school calendar.  

 

PROGRAM BENEFITS

Students can earn up to 13 college credits, tuition-free. Students completing Career Prep programs will receive transferable college credits upon graduation from their high school.

 

STUDENT RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Students much purchase books and any uniform requirements (tuition is provided)
  • Students must attend all scheduled class meetings – 3 absences (regardless of reason) permitted per course before withdrawn from program entirely
  • Students must earn passing grades, according to MCCC policy (C and above), in all classes during the 1st semester in order to advance to the 2nd semester courses
  • Students must adhere to college procedures, code of conduct and college rules and regulations according to the Mercer County Community College Handbook or face withdrawal from the program

 

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HIB Contacts

To report an incident of Harrassment, Intimidation and Bullying (HIB), please contact a specialist below.

District Anti-Bullying Coordinator

Anne Benoit

ABenoit@mcts.edu or 609-586-5144, Ext. 2146

 

Back-Up Coordinator

David Lugo

DLugo@mcts.edu or 609-737-9785, Ext. 4012

 

District Specialist

Dana HiceDePugh

DHicedepugh@mcts.edu or 609-570-3400

 

Adult Evening School Specialist

Mary Smith-Jones

MSmith-Jones@mcts.edu or 609-586-5146

 

Assunpink Center Specialist

Megan Ferdetta

MFerdetta@mcts.edu or 609-586-5144, Ext. 2140

 

Health Careers Center Specialist

Sharon Nemeth

SNemeth@mcts.edu or 609-586-5144

Kelly Pike

KPike@mcts.edu or 609-587-7640

 

STEM Academy/Career Prep Specialist

Marcie Tandy

MTandy@mcts.edu or 609-570-3406

 

Sypek Center Specialist

Lance Simek

LSimek@mcts.edu or 609-737-9785, Ext. 4140

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