Any high school student (10th-12th) in Central Consolidated School District can participate in the early college initiatives hosted at Bond Wilson Technical Center. The application process consists of four phases:
PHASE ONE - RECRUITMENT: March 26, 2018 through April 6, 2018 Informational presentations to high school students will take place at each high school within the district. Parent information nights will also take place on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at the Phil L. Thomas Performing Arts Center in Shiprock & Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at the Brooks/Isham Performing Arts Center in Kirtland. This is an opportunity for students and parents to gather more information and be able to ask questions. The intent of the meetings and conferences are to ensure proper communication about the College Academies program and the application process. Applications will be available from high school counselors beginning March 26th.
PHASETWO- APPLICATION PROCESS: March 26, 2018 through April 6, 2018 All completed applications must be submitted to the students’ high school counselor’s office at their home high school no later than Friday, April 6, 2018 by 3:45 PM. Please note that all applications are date and time stamped and any applications received after Friday, February 16, 2018, at 3:45 PM, will be considered late and may not be eligible for review based on the number of applications received.
PHASE THREE - INTERVIEW/SCREENING PROCESS: Week of April 9 – April 11, 2018 Students accepted into this phase will be selected for the interview/screening process. This will happen during the regular school day at the students’ home high school. A committee will assist with interviewing and administering a questionnaire that measures a student’s readiness for the program. Parent(s)/guardian(s) and students will also be required to sign a letter of commitment to adhere to the expectations of the College Academies at Bond Wilson Technical Center as part of the preliminary acceptance. Students accepted to the program are required to attend the Summer Jump Start Program which is tentatively scheduled to occur on the week of July 23, 2018.
PHASE FOUR - FINAL SELECTION PROCESS: April 12, 2018 The College Academies Admissions Committee will review each student’s completed application packet including instruments administered during the interview/screening process and determine final acceptance or non-acceptance to the program for the 2018-2019 academic year. Final letters notifying parents and students of acceptance or non-acceptance should be mailed out April 12, 2018.
Please see your school counselor for more information or call us at 505-598-4581