In partnership with high school students, their families, and Isothermal Community College, Lake Lure Classical Academy is proud to actively support our students with a clear path of opportunities to enter the world of work and higher education with a strong head start.
Career & College Promise (CCP) offers our qualifying high school students with structured opportunities to dually enroll in community college courses that provide pathways that lead to a certificate, diploma, or degree as well as provide entry-level jobs skills. Academic credits earned through Career and College Promise enables students who continue into postsecondary education after graduating from high school to complete a postsecondary credential in less time than would normally be required.
Community colleges collaborate with local schools like ours to offer courses through several Career and College Promise program pathways, including:
College Transfer — Designed for students planning to continue their educational career beyond high school to eventually achieve an Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree at a community college or university.
Career & Technical Education — Allows students to begin a certification or diploma program in a particular technical field or career area.
Cooperative Innovative High Schools — North Carolina's early colleges and other innovative schools are small public high schools, usually located on the campus of a university or community college, where students simultaneously work toward completion of both the high school diploma and an associate's degree, transferrable credit or certificate.
Get started by contacting our High School Guidance Counselor, Jennifer Powell