Penn College NOW
Jersey Shore Area High School

Pennsylvania College of Technology President Davie Jane Gilmour, second from left, presents a plaque to Jersey Shore Area Senior High School representatives, from left, Dorothy Chappel, director of career and technical education; Robert Conroy, assistant superintendent; Dolly Oden, information technology teacher; and Rick Griswold, business education teacher, in honor of the school’s participation in the college’s dual-enrollment program.

Pennsylvania College of Technology President Davie Jane Gilmour, second from left, presents a plaque to Jersey Shore Area Senior High School representatives, from left, Dorothy Chappel, director of career and technical education; Robert Conroy, assistant superintendent; Dolly Oden, information technology teacher; and Rick Griswold, business education teacher, in honor of the school’s participation in the college’s dual-enrollment program.

Penn College NOW is a program which allows students to take college classes while in high school. The courses are taught at the high school or career and technology center by Penn College approved high school instructors.

To enroll in a Penn College NOW course, you must score appropriately on the placement tests that are required for the course(s) that interest you. Placement test requirements for Penn College NOW courses vary. If you do not meet this requirement, contact your school's point of contact. Certain courses may also require that students meet pre or corequisites required for individual courses.

Beginning Fall 2014, the tuition for Penn College NOW is free.

Generally, 11th and 12th grade students are eligible to participate in the program. A limited number of classes are available to 10th grade students.

Penn College NOW credits will appear on a Penn College transcript and may be applied toward specific Penn College degrees. The extent to which a course will transfer to another college or university is at the discretion of that college or university.

For an application and/or more information about Penn College NOW courses at your school, contact:

  • Assistant Superintendent/Director of Career & Technical Education - Dorothy Chappel
    dchappel@jsasd.k12.pa.us
    570-398-1566

Interested in attending Penn College after high school?

Visit our Admissions website.

Courses Offered: 2013 - 2014

Course Credits Course Name Textbooks
ACC1133Introduction to Financial AccountingBooks
ACC1233Introduction to Managerial AccountingBooks
BCT103**1Construction Hand and Power ToolsBooks
BWM1503Intro to Web Page DevelopmentBooks
CAD1203AutoCAD - ComprehensiveBooks
CSC124**3Information, Technology, and SocietyBooks
EET1143Intro to Digital 
EET1151Digital Circuits Applications 
EET1165Electronic Circuits and Devices IBooks
EET1243Engineering, Technology, and SocietyBooks
EET1454Networking IBooks
PPT115**3The Plastics Industry 
PPT1183Polymer Processing Survey - Lecture 

* Hover over Career Pathway abbreviation for full name
* Click book icon for list of textbooks

** Approved by Penn College for 10th grade students

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Penn College NOW is partially funded by the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Improvement Act of 2006 (Public Law 109-270) through the Pennsylvania Department of Education and by Pennsylvania College of Technology. Partial support for this work was provided by the National Science Foundation's Advanced Technological Education (ATE) program under Award No. 1003435. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.

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