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Build Your Future

Build Your Future
Sheridan Technical College
Build Your Future
5400 Sheridan Street
Hollywood, FL 33021
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Program Contact Eileen Santiago
Program Contact Email
Phone 754-321-8455
Website Program website
Facebook link to program Facebook page

Sheridan Technical College provides students with Intellectual Disabilities the practical training necessary to obtain employment in various trades and industries.

Program information submitted: May 24, 2022

Public or private: Public
Type of school: Technical or vocational/trade school
Is this program a federally funded TPSID program? No
Students in this program: Have graduated or exited from high school
Number of students: 1
Summer program name Build Your Future
Description of our summer transition program: Students are able to enroll in a pre-requisite course to strengthen literacy, independent functioning, and related introductory CTE skills.
Summer program link: Build Your Future
School district or agency partner: Broward County Public Schools
Contact person: Christy Bradford
Program serves students who have left high school? Yes, all of our students have left high school
Regular high school diploma required? No, an IEP/non-standard diploma/certificate of attendance is accepted
Deadline to apply to this program: Ongoing admission
Criteria for admission
  • Age range: 18+
Accepts out-of-state students? Yes
Please indicate which disabilities students in this program have:
  • Intellectual disability
Program length:
  • 1 year
  • Varies from student to student
Average student tuition and fees for the current school year: $0.00
Average out-of-state tuition, current year: $0.00
Room and board: $0.00
Program fees: $0.00
Is this program able to provide federal financial aid as a Comprehensive Transition Program (CTP)? Yes
Students pay for the program in the following ways:
  • Private pay (student and family)
  • Vocational Rehabilitation Funds
  • Scholarships
  • Federal Financial Aid
  • Grant Funding
Scholarships available: The Florida Center for Students with Unique Abilities (FCSUA) provides a $7,00 scholarship for students that qualify as part of the Florida Post-Secondary Comprehensive Transition Program (FPCTP) referred to as Build Your Future.
Students enrolled in this program take the following types of inclusive courses (with students who don't have disabilities): Typical college courses for credit
Students take courses that are only for students in this program: Yes
Information on special classes: Students are first enrolled in a pre-requisite course to strengthen literacy, independent functioning, and related introductory CTE skills.
Percentage of academic time spent in inclusive courses (with students who don't have disabilities): 100%
Do all students in this program enroll in at least one inclusive college/university course for credit or audit each semester? Yes
Credential(s) students earn upon completing the program: Post Secondary Adult Vocational Certificate
Is the credential approved by the college/university? Yes, this credential has been through a formal approval process at the IHE
Other than the credential listed above, can students earn any other credentials that are available to all students? Industry Certification
Students in the program have access to the following campus-wide services:
  • Career services
  • Disability/accessibility services
  • Access to a transcript via the registrar
  • Academic advising services (not program staff)
Other career development activities are:
  • None
Percent of students in this program that had paid work after exiting the program: 0%
Additional information about career development and work experience: Build Your Future doesn't have any graduates as of yet. All students are currently in programming.
Does this program have a working partnership with VR to provide funding, supports and/or services to students in the program? Yes
Housing is provided to students: No
Students participate in student organizations on campus: No
Percentage of social time spent in inclusive activities (open to all students on campus): 75-99%
Students may participate in the following extra-curricular activities Campus events
Students participate in these campus-wide events:
  • College/University's Student orientation
  • College/University's Graduation