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My name is Nicole Villemaire, and I was one of the first graduates of Think College Vermont. It has been seven years since I completed the program and I published my first article on my experience. Think College helped me realize my goals and achieve a lot, but I have had to work hard to learn and grow since graduation. ...Read more
In July 2019, the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) announced the release of the 2020 Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP)*. CIP codes are used to classify programs of study offered at postsecondary institutions in federal data collection and reporting. The 2020 CIP codes are now in effect.  For the first time, a CIP code is provided for Comprehensive Transition and Postsecondary (CTP) Program. ...Read more
Every year the Think College National Coordinating Center (NCC) invites the project directors and key staff from TPSID model demonstration sites to network and share ideas, present on key features of postsecondary education programs for students with intellectual disability, and to gain new insights from their data. This year was no different, except it was. We held the entire meeting virtually, just like many other conference organizers have been doing. ...Read more
Are you an approved Comprehensive Transition Program (CTP) or a student attending an approved CTP?  If you are, then you will be interested in reading this recent guidance issued by Federal Student Aid at the US Department of Education related to interruptions of study related to Coronavirus (COVID-19) (Updated June 16, 2020).  For CTP programs and their students, the most important guidance addresses the use of distance education, since CTP programs are, under normal circumstances, prohibited from operating as an exclusively on-line program. ...Read more

NEW PUBLICATIONS!

Plain Language Resources on COVID-19

Think College compiled this list of over a dozen videos, documents and webpages that explain various aspects of COVID-19 in plain language.


Annual Report: TPSID Model Demonstration Projects

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The report provides program- and student-level data reported by TPSIDs during the 2018-2019 academic year.

Positive Outcomes for Students with ID Attending College: Why Medicaid Waivers Should Provide Support.

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This publication explains how the HCBS waiver can be used for PSE and outlines the benefits.

Tips for IEP Teams to Help Students and Families Prepare for Inclusive Postsecondary Education

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Featuring a checklist and related resources, this is a valuable tool for families and educators at IEP team meetings.

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