Hartnell Academy for College Excellence (ACE) Cohort Overview

  • MTHS-ACE Cohort

    Mount Toro High School (MTHS) partnered with Academy for College Excellence (ACE) program of Hartnell College to pilot a student cohort for the 2017 fall semester. The ACE program is a one semester program that allows a smooth transition from MTHS to Hartnell College. During the fall semester at Hartnell College students will discover and learn educational life skills and techniques, be supported by a learning community cohort, research community issues and develop action plans, and assist with career exploration.  


    Institutional Student Learning Outcomes

    In accordance with its mission of ensuring that all students shall have equal access to a quality education and the opportunity to pursue and achieve their goals, it is also the college's responsibility to ensure that the students who graduate with an AA or AS degree should be able to demonstrate the following competencies:

    Communication Skills

    Students will demonstrate reading comprehension and expository writing skills at a college level.

    Information Skills

    Students will define information needs, access information efficiently and effectively, evaluate information critically, and use information ethically.

    Critical Thinking/Problem Solving

    Students will use quantitative and logical resoning to analyze information, evaluate idea, and solve problems.

    Global Awareness

    Students will demonstrate knowledge of global interdependence; other values, cultures and beliefs; and the ability to describe one's own cultural heritage.

    Aesthetic Appreciation

    Students will critically reflect upon works of visual and performing arts in a diverse cultural context.

    Personal Growth and Responsibility

    • Students will select lifestyle choices that promote physical and mental well-being.
    • Students will demonstrate the importance of being an informed, ethical, and active citizen in their community and the world.