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Adult Center for Transition at RCGC

Adult Center for Transition at RCGC
Rowan College at Gloucester County
Adult Center for Transition at RCGC
1400 Tanyard Rd
Sewell, NJ 08080
Program Contact Jennifer Wilson
Email act@rcgc.edu
Phone 856-464-5203
Website http://www.rcgc.edu/act

The Adult Center forTransition (ACT) is a
post-secondary experience that prepares
young adults with disabilities to become
independent, contributing members of society.
By focusing on student goals and strengths,
ACT provides targeted academic, social and
vocational education to prepare each graduate
for tomorrow's competitive workforce.

Admission to the Program
Applications are available for download
at RCGC.edu/ACT. Most recent exit IEP,
psychological and Child Study Team learning
evaluations are required with submission
of completed applications.
Applications should be emailed to:
ACT@rcgc.edu
or mailed to:
Adult Center for Transition
Rowan College at Gloucester County
1400 Tanyard Road, Sewell, NJ 08080

Programs:
Fundamentals of College
Students will leave this program with:
• A career pathway and workplace experience
• Preparation for college placement test
• One 3-credit college course subsidized
by RCGC
• Preparation for accessing college resources
Workforce Readiness
Students will leave this program with:
• A career pathway and a career-ready portfolio
• A credential/certification that matches their
career goal
• Workplace experience
Credential/certification are on an individual basis
per student interest/goal
ACT/Employment First
All ACT students enrolled in Workforce Readiness and
Fundamentals of College will participate in the Employment
First program. Students will leave this 2-year program with:
• Job sampling experiences
• Job shadowing experiences
• Reverse job fair experience
• Linkages to community-based employment
This program is designed as a 2-year cohort
with a third year option

 

 

General
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
Affiliates
School district or agency partner: Gloucester County Special Services School District
Requirements
Deadline to apply to this program: March 1
Requirements for admission to this program:
  • The applicant must exhibit appropriate independent behavior in the classroom and on the college campus. Eligibility is also determined by the program's ability to meet the applicant's needs and goals. Admission Process: Most recent exit IEP, psychological and Child Study Team learning evaluations are required with submission of completed application. Gloucester County residents receive first priority for admission.
Please indicate which disabilities students in this program have:
  • Intellectual disability
  • Autism
Program length: Varies from student to student
Cost
Is this program able to provide federal financial aid as a Comprehensive Transition Program (CTP)? No
Students pay for the program in the following ways:
  • Private pay (student and family)
  • Scholarships
Academic
Students take these types of "typical" courses (with students who don't have disabilities):
  • Typical college courses for credit
  • Typical college courses for audit
  • Typical Continuing Education courses
Students take courses that are only for students in this program: Yes
Information on special classes:

In the Workforce Readiness and Pre-Vocational tracks, students participate in a curriculum foucses on academic, life and vocational skills.

Time spent only with other students in this program: About half the time
Last updated: Monday, February 19, 2018 - 14:33