System Procedure 3.5.1 Post-Secondary Enrollment Options (PSEO) Program - History

System Procedures
Chapter 3 - Educational Policies
Board Policy 3.3

System Procedure History:

Date of Adoption: 06/11/03
Date of Implementation: 07/01/03
Date of Last Review: 08/10/20

Date & Subject of Amendments:

08/10/20 – Update access to PSEO for 9th and 10th grade students to align with state statute; add language related to access to online courses for PSEO students that is consistent with institutional polices as required by state statute; update language about access to developmental education courses through PSEO to align with state statute, revised language related to course placement to align with recently amended Board Policy 3.3 and System Procedure 3.3.1; added language to address access to online courses directed by state statute; revised language for the exception for 10th graders accessing CTE courses related to course placement and access to additional courses; added language on access to learning resources and learning management systems for students and concurrent enrollment instructors to align with HLC expectations; added definitions to define PSEO course, PSEO by contract, concurrent enrollment course, and early and middle college; incorporates state statutory requirements for NACEP accreditation and concurrent enrollment advisory boards; incorporated adherence to NACEP accreditation when relevant; added language to concurrent enrollment agreements to reflect the newly adopted concurrent enrollment systemwide common pricing structure; updated language for concurrent enrollment instructor qualifications to reflect alignment with HLC expectations and recently amended Board Policy 3.32 Faculty Qualifications and System Procedure 3.32.1 College Faculty Qualifications; deleted language that did not align with HLC expectations for minimum faculty qualifications for concurrent enrollment instructors; added language to require storage of faculty qualifications and evaluation determinations in Minnesota State database; added, changed, or deleted reporting requirements to align with the current state of statutory, board policies and system procedures.

6/20/12 - Added new Part 2, Subpart C. Career and Technical Education. Amended Part 3, Subpart B to include an exception for courses that do not require an assessment test score. Other technical changes.

3/12/12 - Amended Part 4, Subpart H to allow high schools who cannot generate sufficient enrollment to offer a PSEO course to request approval to allow 9th and 10th grade students and non-PSEO students to enroll in the course.

1/25/12 - The Chancellor amends all current system procedures effective February 15, 2012, to change the term "Office of the Chancellor" to "system office" or similar term reflecting the grammatical context of the sentence.

11/13/08 - amended to clarify and/or add detail regarding concurrent enrollment programs and practices.
Implementation of Parts 1, 2, and 4 - 11/13/08
Implementation of Part 3 for students who enroll beginning in Fall 2009