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The Think College National Coordinating Center has completed the Report on Model Accreditation Standards for Higher Education Programs for Students with Intellectual Disability: Progress on the Path to Education, Employment, and Community Living, and submitted it to the US Department of Education and relevant Congressional committees.
May 24, 2021
The Think College National Coordinating Center (NCC) at the Institute for Community Inclusion, UMass Boston is hiring a research associate II to join our evaluation team. We are looking for someone who is passionate about inclusive higher education and who loves working with data.
April 22, 2021
In this one hour webinar recording, originally broadcast in January 2020, Lindsay Wertenberger from Federal Student Aid at the U.S. Department of Education shares the basics of Comprehensive Transition and Postsecondary (CTP) programs.
March 31, 2021
The Think College National Coordinating Center is excited to welcome Sheila Johnson to the Knowledge Translation team! Sheila comes to us from, well, the Institute for Community Inclusion (ICI). Sheila spent the past 9 years at the ICI communicating the message that adults with intellectual disabilities can and should participate in community integrated employment.
March 29, 2021
Part of any adventure is planning and getting ready - and going to college is no different. This article shares a number of helpful resources that families and teachers can use to support students to be ready for college.
March 24, 2021
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
March 22, 2021
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. For the first time, a CIP code is provided for Comprehensive Transition and Postsecondary (CTP) Program.
August 3, 2020
As students prepare for college, it’s important they become familiar with the technology that can help with important skills for college such as organizing, planning, note-taking, communication, scheduling, etc.
April 24, 2020
Staff at the National Coordinating Center are aware that our diverse community is in need of a wide range of supports at this time. College staff and faculty migrated from classroom-based learning to virtual environments. Internships are being done remotely.
April 9, 2020
In this one-hour webinar, originally broadcast in May 2017, Clare Papay and Cate Weir from Think College presented the process for programs to become approved as Comprehensive Transition and Postsecondary program (CTP) for the purpose of being able to offer federal student aid to students with intellectual disability.
March 31, 2020