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ECCO – Beaufort County School District


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Welcome to ECCO for Beaufort County School District High Schools!

Steps to Apply & Enroll as a new ecco student:

  1. Complete the TCL admissions application online at  www.tcl.edu/apply by the application deadline.
  2. Contact your Guidance Counselor (see chart below) to setup a time  to take the Compass Placement Test at your high school or at a nearby TCL Campus.
  3. If you place into College Level Courses, fill out the ECCO Agreement and FAFSA Waiver Form using the latest version of Adobe Reader (free). Then have your parent/legal guardian sign it. Once the form is signed, please turn it in to your Guidance Counselor along with a copy of your SC Driver’s License or United States Birth Certificate. Your Guidance Counselor will then scan and email these documents to the TCL ECCO Coordinator  at ecco@tcl.edu.
  4. Once your Guidance Counselor receives an emailed confirmation from TCL’s ECCO Coordinator, you will be allowed to register for courses online through WebAdvisor. Please make sure these classes fit within your Beaufort County class schedule.
  5. You will then need to sign up for TCL’s New Student Orientation

 Steps to Enroll as a RETURNING ECCO Student:

  1. Before your register for the Fall semester, fill out the ECCO Agreement and FAFSA Waiver Form using the latest version of Adobe Reader (free). Then have your parent/legal guardian sign it.  Once the form is signed, please turn it in to your Guidance Counselor. Your Guidance Counselor will then scan and email these documents to the TCL ECCO Coordinator  at ecco@tcl.edu.
  2. Once your Guidance Counselor receives an emailed confirmation from TCL’s ECCO Coordinator, you will be allowed to register for courses online through WebAdvisor. Please make sure these classes fit within your Beaufort County class schedule.

If you need further assistance, please contact Geraldine Henderson at the Beaufort County School District: geraldine.henderson@beaufort.k12.sc.us

High School Guidance Counselor Directory

High School Guidance Counselor Name  Contact Email:
 Battery Creek Tokar, Alana Alana.tokar@beaufort.k12.sc.us
Beaufort Dixon, Michelle Michelle.dixon@beaufort.k12.sc.us
Bluffton House, Dana Dana.house@beaufort.k12.sc.edu
Hilton Head Rushton, Georgia Georgia.rushton@beaufort.k12.sc.us
Islands Academy Walsh, Lacey Lacey.walsh@beaufort.k12.sc.us
May River Carter, Carrie Carrie.carter@beaufort.k12.sc.us
WBECHS TCL Coordinator Katrisa Johnson kjohnson@tcl.edu

 


Beaufort County School District Dual Enrollment/ECCO Student Eligibility

Requirements (Multiple Measures are not authorized). Students must meet ALL the criteria listed below:

  • St Commission of Higher Education requires for transferability purposes that students must have at least a 3.0 grade point average unweighted (on a 4.0 scale) based on the previous semester and as noted on the most current transcript to be considered for acceptance into Dual Enrollment/ ECCO classes in Beaufort County School District.

  • Students must meet eligibility requirements on the ACCUPLACER. SAT or ACT in keeping with the BCSD Registration deadline. A copy of the qualifying test scores will be maintained in the student’s record (A9). (Page 4- BCSD Eligibility Placement for Dual Enrollment/ECCO Courses- Accuplacer test scores published by College Board).

  • Recommendation by the school counselor.

  • Students’ parental consent to participate in the Dual Enrollment/ECCO program.

  • Approval of high school principal.


Have questions?

Take a look at our ECCO Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) and get the answers you need!


Important Deadlines:

Summer 2017 Semester: Apply by May 1st

Fall 2017 Semester: Apply by  May 31st | Register by June 15th


For more information, contact:
E.C. Hazel, Dual Enrollment Coordinator
Phone: 843-525-8336
Fax: 855-825-3293
Email: ehazel@tcl.edu