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CVTC recognizes Colfax and Elk Mound high schools for dual-credit partnership

Students earn college credit through established program

EAU CLAIRE – Chippewa Valley Technical College on Wednesday, April 13 recognized area high schools that have partnered with CVTC in the last year to offer dual credit opportunities to their students.

In dual-credit classes, high school students earn full credit directly from the technical college as well as earning credits for their high school diploma requirements. Students get credit on their CVTC transcript right away. Those credits also can transfer to a university or technical college.

“We are looking for ways to create pathways from high school to CVTC and to their bachelor’s degree at a university,” said CVTC Registrar Jessica Schwartz.

Colfax High School was among the schools recognized for their partnership  offering five or more transcripted credit courses in the 2021-2022 school year.

 Elk Mound High School was recognized for offering three or four transcripted credit courses in the 2021-2022 school year.

Chippewa Valley Technical College delivers progressive technical education, which improves the lives of students, meets the workforce needs of the region, and strengthens the larger community. Campuses are located in Chippewa Falls, Eau Claire, Menomonie, Neillsville and River Falls. CVTC serves an 11-county area in west central Wisconsin. CVTC is part of the Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) and is one of 16 WTCS colleges located throughout the state.

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