4209 Old Charlotte Highway
Monroe, NC 28110
|Program Contact||Robin Pittman|
Compass Education is a free academic-based program for adults 18 years of age and older offered through Adult Basic Skills, in both Union and Anson Counties. Classes focus on helping the individual become as independent and self-directed as possible. The goal of the program is to transition students into college certificate programs and/or employment. The program is available to students for as long as they choose to participate and show progress.
|Public or private:||Public|
|Type of school:||2-year community college or junior college|
|Is this program a federally funded TPSID program?||No|
|Students in this program:||Have graduated or exited from high school|
|Number of students:||126|
|Requirements for admission to this program:||
|Please indicate which disabilities students in this program have:||
|Program length:||Varies from student to student|
|Acceptance, Retention, and Completion Rates|
|Is this program able to provide federal financial aid as a Comprehensive Transition Program (CTP)?||We are not a CTP, and have no plans to become one.|
|Students pay for the program in the following ways:||
|Students take these types of "typical" courses (with students who don't have disabilities):||
|More about course access:||
When students are academically prepared and have the appropriate soft skills to be successful in a typical college course, they begin taking their courses of choice. Our program offers an open lab to assist them as needed.
|Classroom/academic time spent only with other students in this program:||About 75% of the time|
|Other career development activities are:||
|We offer the following specialized credentials:||
Students participate in the college's certificate programs in specific career areas.
|Housing is provided to students:||No|
|Students participate in student organizations on campus:||Yes|
|Proportion of time spent only with other students in this program:||Between half and 75% of the time|
|Students have participated in these social/extracurricular activities and organizations:||
Students participate in SGA sponsored campus events, as well as, clubs. The program has an SGA member club.