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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
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The Think College National Coordinating Center (NCC) at the Institute for Community Inclusion, UMass Boston is hiring a Knowledge Translation Associate  to translate research done at the NCC in ways that are meaningful and applicable by a broad audience. ...Read more
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In mid-October, I had the opportunity to meet Cassidy Bauer (by Zoom, of course). Maria Paiewonsky, a Project Coordinator and transition specialist at Think College at the Institute for Community Inclusion, introduced us and the three of us talked together about college and work and Cassidy’s love of the food industry and her other interests. ...Read more
The Think College National Coordinating Center is proud to announce the release of the newly finalized Model Program Accreditation Standards for Higher Education Programs enrolling students with intellectual disability (ID). ...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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