- Talk with your high school counselor to see if it’s a good fit for you. They will consider how the class aligns with academic plans and whether you meet the pre-requisite for taking a college level class. Ask when, and to whom, the materials must be submitted to at your high school.
- Request information from the institution of higher education where you’d like to take classes
- Obtain an ECCP participation form from your high school counselor or download it from the links below.
- Submit your completed form to your school officials by the February 1 for summer, March 1 for fall courses, and October 1 for spring courses.
- Follow the application or registration requirements at the campus or program you’d like to take classes with.
- Make sure to submit any required documentation (i.e.high school transcripts along with any prerequisite documentation (AP scores))
- Enroll in your class
Receipt and filing of appeals
- A pupil participating in the ECCP may file an appeal of a school board's decision under s. PI 1.01 regarding satisfaction of high school graduation requirements, the number of high school credits to be awarded, or the comparability of courses to the state superintendent within 30 days after the school board's decision, as specified in 118.55 (3) (b), Stats.
- All appeals must be in writing, include a copy of the notice, specify what decision is being appealed, the specific reasons for the appeal and any other facts relevant to the appeal including the course syllabus, if available, the number, length and description of the postsecondary class periods per week as well as the relevance of the postsecondary course to the pupil's course of study or occupational goals. All appeals shall be signed by the appellant or the representative of the appellant. If the appellant is a minor, the appeal shall also be signed by a parent or guardian. Appeals can be emailed directly to email@example.com.
- Failure of the appellant to file an appeal within the 30 day time period specified in s. 118.55 (3) (b), Stats. prevents the state superintendent from being able to hear the appeal.
Upon receipt of a timely written appeal, the state superintendent will acknowledge receipt of the appeal in writing to the appellant and will send a copy of the appeal to the school board.
The state superintendent will base his or her decision on the guidelines under s. 118.55 (3) (b), Stats. and
Will Issue a decision based on a review of the record of the school board
,and argument from the parties.
School board responsibility
A school board which receives a notice of an appeal must deliver, within 7 working days, the official record of the school board's determination under 118.55 (3) (b), Stats and the specific reasons for its determination.
The decision of the state superintendent will be in writing stating separate findings of fact and conclusions of law. Decisions will be served on all parties by mailing a copy to each party's last known address.
The DPI’s decision shall be final and is not subject to further review.
- At any time prior to the issuance of a final decision, the appellant may withdraw the appeal in writing.
For questions about this information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org (608) 267-3161