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We are delighted to announce that Dr. Kathleen Becht is joining the National Coordinating Center team to coordinate all of its technical assistance and training activities.  Technical assistance is a cornerstone activity of the Think College National Coordinating Center, which has provided thousands of hours of direct technical assistance to date to TPSID model demonstration programs, other college programs for students with intellectual disability, families, students, transition professionals and others. ...Read more
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We are happy to announce Inside Think College, the new blog from the Think College team. In this blog, we will have the opportunity to share personal perspectives on inclusive higher education from our staff and allies, ...Read more
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The Think College National Coordinating Center has established a new Accreditation Workgroup to support the development of a program accreditation process for college programs for students with intellectual disability.  Past workgroups have been convened by the National Coordinating Center to develop, field test and refine model program accreditation standards.   ...Read more
group of students with text 10 Things We're Excited for in 2021: Happy New Year
The Think College National Coordinating Center has a lot of big plans for 2021! In an effort to speed along the last 10 days of 2020, we did a countdown on social media of some of the things we are most looking forward to in 2021. In case you took a tech break or enjoyed some well-deserved time off, or just missed it altogether, we are doing a recap here... ...Read more

NEW PUBLICATIONS!

Model Program Accreditation Standards

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The Model Program Accreditation Standards have been finalized! This resource includes the standards, guidance, review requirements, and next steps.

Plain Language Series

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This new series from Think College & AUCD currently features publications on FERPA, Federal Financial Aid, ABLE, and WIOA. Watch for more!

Transition Leadership: Special Education Administrators Support College-Based Transition Services

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This new brief features reflections from school administrators about their role in building successful CBTS to support students with ID to go to college.

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