Click on the tabs below to find useful Rural U resources. For additional information, contact the UMFK Office of Community Education at 207-834-8645 or visit your High School Guidance Office.
To register for Early College courses at the University of Maine at Fort Kent you will need to create an account on the ExplorEC Portal at explorec.maine.edu. ExplorEC is designed to facilitate development of networks between the high schools and the universities, making it easier for students to sign up for Early College classes and expedite data collection. ExplorEC will help our universities and high schools work together seamlessly to provide a bridge to better serve students, parents, teachers, college faculty, and EC administrators.
Provided below are links to a number of resources our partner schools may find useful. (Opens in a new window.)
Provided below are links to a number of resources dual enrollment faculty may find useful. (Opens in a new window.)
The National Alliance of Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships (NACEP) is an organization that strives to guarantee college courses offered by high school teachers are as rigorous as courses offered on the sponsoring college campus.
The organization is concerned with the quality of dual enrollment including, but not limited to, teacher selection, professional development and support, curriculum, and student assessment and grading. Standards, put in place to address these issues, uphold the following:
To ensure quality, Rural U's program practices and procedures will be based on accreditation standards adopted by NACEP. Rural U will seek accreditation in the future, but is currently not accredited by NACEP.
For more information, please visit the NACEP website.