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Dual Enrollment Faculty Requirements & Resources

The Dual Enrollment Program is an agreement between participating high school districts, Glendale Community College and the Maricopa Community College District, pursuant to AZ Revised Statute 15-1821.01 (.pdf).  Maricopa Dual Enrollment information flyer (.pdf). Are you interested in becoming a Dual Enrollment instructor but do not have the minimum qualifications? There may be scholarship opportunities available for you,  visit our Dual Enrollment Teachers page for more information.  Also view information about ACE (.pdf) for another scholarship.

Requirements for Offering Dual Enrollment

Curriculum and Course Competencies

  • Instructors must teach the college course curriculum and college course competencies. The same college standards and guidelines apply as established by the Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) and Glendale Community College (GCC). See the Dual Enrollment Course Catalog (.pdf) for a list of approved courses.
  • Textbooks must be college-level and approved by GCC Department Chairs.

High School Instructor Responsibilities

  • Comply with AZ Revised Statute 15-1821.01 (.pdf) and IGA related to dual enrollment
  • Assist in communicating dual enrollment information to students.
  • Submit a college course syllabus with the Dual Enrollment Office at the beginning of each semester and provide a copy to dual enrollment students.
  • Teach MCCCD college course competencies and maintain college-level standards in the course. 
  • Establish attendance policies for the college course.
  • Participate in classroom evaluation conducted by a college designee.
  • Complete required enrollment procedures by announcing deadlines to students, submitting withdrawal notices, completing 45th Day verification and submitting final grades.


High School District Responsibilities

  • Provide liaison as a point of contact for high school communication, correspondence and relations.
  • Comply with Arizona Revised Statute 15-1821.01 (.pdf) and IGA related to dual enrollment.
  • Ensure high school students meet eligibility requirements:
    • Verify that students in a dual enrollment course shall be currently enrolled at the high school for a full-time instructional program as defined in Arizona Revised Statute 15-901 in addition to the college course or courses. 
      • High school seniors who satisfy high school graduation requirements with less than a full-time instructional program shall be exempt from this requirement.
    • Ensure all students in the dual enrollment course meet required college course prerequisites.


College Faculty Tool Guide is an online resource and knowledge base repository for the most important things pertaining to college rosters. Some links may require you to log into the Employee Intranet by using your MEID and password.

Need help with navigating the Faculty Center? Go directly to Updated SIS Faculty Center Guide – Roster Certification for instructions on how to log in, how to submit the 45th day roster, how to issue an “Incomplete” grade, issue final grades and change a grade.

Instructor Resources

Instructor Support through Professional Development & Training Opportunities

GCC’s Center for Teaching, Learning & Engagement (CTLE)

  • Professional development opportunities
  • Research-based best practices in innovative instructional strategies, pedagogy and andragogy
  • Technology training
  • Access to technology for teaching and learning
  • Opportunities for networking, reflection, community building and collaboration

Maricopa Center for Learning and Instruction (MCLI)

To foster student success, the Maricopa Center for Learning and Instruction (MCLI), part of the Maricopa Community Colleges, is dedicated to supporting and advancing teaching and learning by working collaboratively with faculty, administrators, and district-wide groups to provide quality services, program, and resources.


Dual Enrollment Office
Building: Administration (A) – 56
Phone: (623) 845-4821

Fall & Spring Hours
Mon. – Thurs. 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Fri. 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Summer Hours
Mon. – Thurs. 7 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.