11400 Robinwood Dr.
Hagerstown, MD 21742
|Program Contact||Marianne Mooney/Paul Newman|
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.
|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|
|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|
|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:||
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|
|Information on special classes:||
|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:||
|Housing is provided to students:||No|
|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.