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High School Corner

High school administrators, teachers and counselors are valued partners of Fox Valley Technical College. Here you'll find access to resources and partnership opportunities.

Ways to Vidit

Interested in visiting Fox Valley Tech?

Ways to Visit

WTCS TOUR OF EXCELLENCE - Professional Development Opportunity

About the WTCS Tour of Excellence

The WTCS Tour of Excellence is an opportunity for educators to earn graduate credits while learning about the wide range of career training options offered through the Wisconsin Technical College System. Geographically, Wisconsin is divided into three different sections so you can choose the region most convenient for you.

Tours of Excellence 2016 (PDF)

Cost: $660 (transportation and lodging are not included)
3 Graduate Credits offered by Marian University of Fond du Lac

For more information:
Mike Valentyn
valentyn.mike@gmail.com
920-284-0277

Central Section

2016 Tour Schedule
Monday, June 20  |  Midstate Technical College  |  Wisconsin Rapids
Tuesday, June 21  |   Lakeshore Technical College  |  Cleveland 
Wednesday, June 22  |  Fox Valley Technical College  |  Appleton
Thursday, June 23  |  Northeast WI Technical College  |  Green Bay

Section Coordinator: Kevin Vosters (FVTC) vosters@fvtc.edu or 920-735-4835

Southeast Section

2016 Tour Schedule
Monday, June 20  |  Moraine Park Technical College  |  West Bend
Tuesday, June 21  |  Milwaukee Area Technical College  |  Milwaukee
Wednesday, June 22  |  Waukesha County Technical College  |  Waukesha
Thursday, June 23  |  Blackhawk Technical College  |  Janesville

Section Coordinator: Jose Solorzano (Waukesha) jsolorzano@wctc.edu 262-691-5395

Helpful Resources

Meet Our Recruitment Team

Gail Demerath
Administrative Assistant
Appleton Campus
920-735-4834
demerath@fvtc.edu

Catelyn Frost
Recruitment Specialist
Oshkosh Campuses
920-236-6112
frost@fvtc.edu

Andrew Harbath
Recruitment Specialist
Appleton Campus
920-735-4822
harbath@fvtc.edu

Juan Valdez
Campus Visit Specialist
Appleton Campus
920-735-4767
valdez@fvtc.edu

Kevin Vosters
Recruitment Specialist
Appleton Campus
920-735-4835
vosters@fvtc.edu

Bring FVTC to Your School

Are you interested in having a representative from Fox Valley Technical College speak with your students regarding educational opportunities? There are a number of ways in which we can come to you:

Representative Visit
During a rep visit, students interested in attending Fox Valley Technical College have the opportunity to speak with a recruiter about program offerings, financial aid, credit transfer and more.

Parent Night
Fox Valley Technical College will help you organize an informational evening for high school juniors and their families with representatives from a technical college, four-year public university and four-year private university. 

Classroom Presentation
Would you like to have an FVTC representative speak to your class? Do you have a topic in mind? Feel free to request personalized presentations for your class.

High Schools We Visit

Throughout the course of the school year, our recruitment specialists visit area high schools to answer questions about programs, the application process, financial aid and much more.  Please check with your guidance office to find out when we will be at your school. If you are interested in having someone visit, but your high school is not listed below, please contact Kevin Vosters at 920-735-4835.

Kevin Vosters

Andrew Harbath

Catelyn Frost

Appleton Central
Appleton East
Appleton North
Appleton West
Iola
Kaukauna
Fox Valley Lutheran
Freedom
Kimberly
Manawa
New London
Neenah Downtown
Seymour
Waupaca
Weyauwega

Brillion
Chilton
Clintonville
HIlbert
Hortonville
Little Chute
Marion
Reedsville
Stockbridge
Wrightstown 
 

Lourdes
Menasha
Neenah
Omro
Oshkosh North
Oshkosh West
St. Mary's
Valley Christian - Oshkosh
Wautoma
Wild Rose
Winneconne
Xavier
 


New Programs

Check out the latest programs being developed to meet the current job market.

New Programs

Choosing a College

Choosing a college can be both exciting and overwhelming. Not sure where to begin? Check out these questions to ask when considering a college.

Choosing a College

Career Resources

Wisconsin Career Pathways 

www.KnowHow2GO.edu 

U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Outlook Handbook 

Not finding your area of interest at FVTC?  There's a good chance you'll find what you're looking for at one of the other Wisconsin technical colleges.

Choosing a Career

If you need help choosing a career path, here are some tools to help you identify how your personality traits, values, abilities and interests can determine the type of work you’ll enjoy.

Learn More

Placement Assessment Scores

Placement assessments help determine your starting point for program courses. If your scores indicate an adequate skill level, you'll be ready to begin your courses. If your scores are below the cut-off, we can help you build your skills to be successful in your program. Learn more about placement assessment scores and the conversion for various assessments. 

General Education Score Requirements (PDF)
Program Score Requirements (PDF)

High School students may submit their ACT scores to FVTC. If those scores do not meet the General Education/Program score requirements, students may take the ACCUPLACER test once at their high school. If those scores still do not meet the minimum score requirements, the student may retest once at any FVTC location. Or, if the student  prefers, he/she may take it twice at any FVTC campus instead of taking it at the high school. There is no cost for ACCUPLACER testing at high school locations. Testing at FVTC is $15 per test.

 

K-12 Articulations

What are Advanced Standing and Dual Credit?

An Advanced Standing class is a high school course that matches a technical college course taught by a high school teacher at the high school. A successful student becomes eligible to receive advanced standing after enrolling in an associate degree or a technical diploma at the college.

A Dual (Transcripted) Credit class is a technical college course taught by a WTCS transcripted credit certified high school teacher at the high school. A high school student earns credit at their high school and at the technical college.

Advanced Standing and Dual Credit Comparison (PDF)

What were my school district's agreements in 2014-15?

For a complete list of courses, visit our Early College Credit page.

How do I move forward?

1.Follow FVTC's Articulation Reference Guide 2015-2016 (PDF)
2.Attend the High School Articulation Workshop. See list of events and registration info on this page.

Articulations Requirements Guide

Advanced Standing Forms

Dual Credit Forms


High School Educator Events

Fox Valley Technical College's Office of K-12 Partnerships is pleased to offer the following enrichment events and workshops. We look forward to seeing you! If you have questions, please contact Tess Woods at 920-735-2563 or woods@fvtc.edu.

K-12 In-Service Event

Explore all that Fox Valley Technical College has to offer during one of your district in-service days! Let FVTC host your school, in either a morning or afternoon format, while engaging staff in campus experiences, talking with college faculty and learning about the amazing things happening in technical education today. FVTC provides breakfast or lunch to your group and will work closely with you to develop an exciting program for your staff. 

 For more information or to schedule a visit, contact Mary Hansen, Director of K-12 Partnerships at 920-735-2507 or hansen@fvtc.edu.

High School Articulation Workshop | Wed., Oct. 12, 2016

Wednesday, October 12, 2016
4:30-6:30 p.m.
FVTC Appleton Campus, Room A170

This workshop provides high school teachers and technical college instructors the time needed to discuss course curriculum and industry needs and to collaborate with the goal of maintaining current and developing new advanced standing and/or dual credit articulations.

 

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FVTC Summer Summits – 2016

Join your FVTC articulation partners and other educators for collaboration time and training activities designed to prepare you for teaching Dual Credit course content. During your summer summit event, program teams will engage you in a variety of activities from curriculum updates and software or equipment training, to industry data specific to the course you will be teaching. It is critical that content rigor is maintained once a Dual Credit course begins and FVTC is dedicated to preparing you for a successful journey as you begin to teach on the FVTC team!

Some summits have a graduate credit option available through Viterbo University and will have this option noted in their listing. Students interested in grad credits ($110/credit) will register on the first day of the summit. There is no additional cost to high school partners for the summit.

Electronics Summer Summit

July 12-14, 2016
8:00 a.m. – Noon
FVTC Appleton Campus
Room F154

Summit Contact: Todd VanDeHey

Register

General Studies Summer Summit

June 14, 2016
12:30 p.m. – 4:40 p.m.
FVTC Appleton Campus, Room E130

Summit Contact: Carol May

Register