Group of people at a football game

Think College is dedicated to developing, expanding, and improving research and practice in inclusive higher education for students with intellectual disability.

Current Think College Projects

National Coordinating Center Logo

National Coordinating Center (NCC)

The only national center on college options for students with ID in the US, NCC collects data, creates resources, offers training and provides technical assistance for colleges and universities, transition professionals, K-12 educators, families, students and more.

Future Quest Island Explorations Logo

Future Quest Island Explorations (FQI-E)

An online, accessible curriculum supporting college and career awareness for children with and without disabilities in grades 3-5. FQI-E uses gaming strategies to motivate and support students to develop self-concept, social-emotional competence, and early college and career awareness.

Moving Transition Forward Logo

Moving Transition Forward (MTF)

A research project comprised of three phases of analysis on data collected about students attending high schools and college-based transition programs across the U.S. to define, explore, and compare critical aspects of two models of transition services via secondary analysis of national datasets.

Transition Leadership Logo

Transition Leadership (TL)

An online, 18 credit certificate program offered by UMass Boston focuses on the transition from high school to adult life for young people with a wide range of disabilities. The program is based on the national standards produced by CEC’s Division on Career Development and Transition, and all graduates leave with a MA state endorsement or national transition certificate.

Have Questions? Ask Kathy!

Kathy BechtIf you have a question, Ask Kathy! Email her at If she doesn’t know, she’ll ask her team

Our Monthly Newsletter

Think College newsletter header

Learn all about our monthly newsletter and sign up for our mailing list.

Think College Twitter

College Search: Find the college that's right for you!


This is our first guest blog post. What started out as an inquiry to our Help Desk resulted in this heartfelt article which is really a call to action.

A new school year is underway, and students are excited to begin classes and get back into their social circles and campus activities.

Sometimes I think it is best to just stop talking and listen to the advocates with lived experience around us. That is what I am going to do for this blog today.

Upcoming events

Oct 29 2021

Inclusive Campus Life Affinity Group


Project: National Coordinating Center

More information >
Nov 3 2021

Vocational Rehabilitation Affinity Group Meeting


Project: National Coordinating Center

More information >