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Hagerstown Community College
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11400 Robinwood Dr.
Hagerstown, MD 21742
Program Contact Marianne Mooney/Paul Newman
Email moonemar@wcps.k12.md.us
Phone 301.766.8228

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.

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: Are still enrolled in high school
Number of students: 18
Affiliates
School district or agency partner: Board of Education of Washington County
Contact person: Jeffrey Gladhill
Email: gladhjef@wcboe.k12.md.us
Requirements
Deadline to apply to this program: not applicable
Requirements for admission to this program:
  • 18-21
  • Student must be enrolled in a particular school system/local educational agency
Please indicate which disabilities students in this program have:
  • Intellectual disability
Program length: Varies from student to student
Acceptance, Retention, and Completion Rates
Cost
Cost of the program: School system has MOU with college. College provides space for classroom and school system pays minimal amt per student to enroll in our WCPS classes. Students have access to services and programs the same as other HCC students.
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:
  • Tuition Waivers
  • Adult intellectual/developmental disability state agency funds
  • Local School District funds
Scholarships available:

Students are not charged anything. Transporation is provided by school system.

Academic
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
Information on special classes:

see above

Time spent only with other students in this program: About half the time
Employment
Percent of students in this program have paid work while attending the program: 67%
Other career development activities are:
  • Volunteer work
  • Community Service
Percent of students in this program that had paid work after exiting the program: 67%
We offer the following specialized credentials:

no

Housing
Housing is provided to students: No
Extracurricular
Students participate in student organizations on campus: No
Proportion of 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.

Last updated: Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 14:39