11400 Robinwood Dr.
Hagerstown, MD 21742
|Program Contact||Marianne Mooney|
This program is part of a larger Job Development Program in Washington County Public Schools. This program serves students with intellectual disabilities, ages 18-21. They typically have 8 students per school year.
Program information submitted a year or more ago
|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:||Are still enrolled in high school|
|Number of students:||18|
|School district or agency partner:||Board of Education of Washington County|
|Contact person:||Jeffrey Gladhill|
|Deadline to apply to this program:||not applicable|
|Please indicate which disabilities students in this program have:||
|Program length:||Varies from student to student|
|Acceptance, Retention, and Completion Rates|
|Notes on acceptance and attendance:||
There is no application process. Students are referred by their high school case manager and a selection process follows.
|Cost of the program:|
|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:||
Students are not charged anything. Transporation is provided by school system.
|Students take these types of "typical" courses (with students who don't have disabilities):||Students do not take typical college courses|
|More about course access:||
Coursework is provided by WCPS. The curriculum on campus is a Transition to Employment Curriculum made up of 4 courses: Career Research and Development, Career Development Seminar, Work-based Learning Experience and Work Preparation.
|Students take courses that are only for students in this program:||Yes|
|Are students in this program able to access support services through your IHE disability services office?||No|
|Information on special classes:||
|Percentage of academic time spent only with other students in this program:||About half the time|
|Percent of students in this program have paid work while attending the program:||67%|
|Other career development activities are:||
|Percent of students in this program that had paid work after exiting the program:||67%|
|We offer the following specialized credentials:||
|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|
|Proportion of social time spent only with other students in this program:||50%|
|Students have participated in these social/extracurricular activities and organizations:||
50% of school day is spent working on campus or in the community. Students work at 7 locations on campus and 2 sites in the community alongside non-disabled adults and same-age peers. As a class, they participate in campus activities such as student orientation days, job fairs, Spring Fling, College Day of Caring, SGA pumpkin carving contest, club fair, etc.