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Designation Criteria Examples

Resources on this page are designed to support Part A Early College Designation Applicants.

designation criteria examples

Examples associated with each of the guiding principles are linked below. While shared by various designated programs, we caution you to view them as only examples. It is imperative to ensure your plans are aligned with the expectations for Early College Designation by referring to the two primary designation documents linked at the bottom of the page. 

Additionally, what you develop for your program and upload to your application should also be unique to your partnership and reflect the mission and values of your Early College program. 

equitable access

guided academic pathways

enhanced student support

connection to career

effective partnerships

General examples

Official Designation Resources