This guest blog post was written by Michelle Mitchell, Disability Learning Specialist Professor at Lehigh Carbon Community College and member of AHEAD (Association of Higher Education and DIsability).
Inside Think College Blog
When you hear the word accreditation, what comes to mind? Perhaps you think about quality—or assurance. Assurance that if you’re signing up for a course that someone who has knowledge and expertise has looked at the content and structure—and agreed that it’s worth offering.
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. To ensure the best outcomes for students, college staff and faculty—and parents—have questions:
At the National Coordinating Center, we collect lots of data from TPSID projects. We use several methods to communicate the findings from these data with our general audiences.
“We should treat everyone according to the Golden Rule.” This is what we heard last summer on a call with students in inclusive college programs celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the ADA.
Every year since 2011, the National Coordinating Center (NCC) has held a meeting for project directors and staff of the Transition Postsecondary Education Programs for Students with Intellectual Disability, or TPSIDs.
At the time of writing this, I have been at Think College for 12 weeks. I have been helping the dissemination team catch up on lingering tasks, adopting new responsibilities (monthly newsletter), and freeing up Rebecca Lazo, the knowledge translation manager, to concentrate on bigger projects like the NCC’s new Project Advisory Committee.