The College’s ACE (Accelerated College Enrollment) Office, which oversees GCC’s Homeschool program has developed a special informational presentation available completely online that replaces the onsite Information Sessions usually held at the campus centers. Contained in this presentation are all of the resources and documentation homeschool students and families would have received during a traditional onsite session.
The program includes information on how GCC’s coursework is specially bundled to help homeschooled students earn their high school diplomas. In addition, GCC’s one-page admissions application, information on tuition costs related New York State residency requirements and the Genesee Promise Plus Summer Scholarship program is also covered.
“We have a long history of working with homeschool families in our community, giving them the reassurance and demonstrating how GCC is an excellent option and a solid steppingstone for their children,” Angela Tozer, ACE Program specialist said. “Interestingly, our homeschool families are experiencing the least amount of disruption to their educational routines due to COVID-19 as they are able to take advantage of GCC’s extensive online learning options readily available to them.”
Homeschooled students advance their education through GCC with a wide range of different classes offered in many subject areas. In addition, students under age 18 may take approved courses at the reduced ACE tuition rate of $60 per credit hour – a savings of nearly 68 percent over regular GCC tuition.
“Homeschooled students appreciate GCC’s student-centered mission and all of our classes are small.
With support and individual attention, students
For access to this online Homeschool Information Presentation contact the ACE Office at ACE@genesee.edu.
Additional details can be found at https://www.genesee.edu/home/ace/homeschooled/.
“The homeschooling program at GCC gave me many unique opportunities that I am very grateful for. The team for homeschooling and the advisors are very supportive and understanding, always working with you for the best achievement of education,” Laura Allen, a currently enrolled student said.
More than a decade ago, college administrators recognized the unique needs of homeschooled students and established a system of services and enrollment opportunities to not only help these students transition to college, but to simultaneously help them earn their required New York State High School Equivalency Diploma.