accreditation

In October 2020, Meg Grigal, co-PI of the Think College National Coordinating Center (NCC), received an email from Marisa Maia Machado, Researcher at the Department of Education and Psychology at University of Aveiro (UA) in Portugal. Marisa explained that she became passionate about including students with intellectual and developmental disabilitie

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.  

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...

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).

Model accreditation standards for higher education programs for students with intellectual disability were developed by a workgroup convened in early 2011 by the National Coordinating Center.