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Hagerstown Community College
Campus Connection
11400 Robinwood Dr.
Hagerstown, MD 21742
Program Contact Marianne Mooney
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.

Program information submitted a year or more ago

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
Please indicate which disabilities students in this program have:
  • Intellectual disability
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
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:
  • 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
Are students in this program able to access support services through your IHE disability services office? No
Information on special classes:

see above

Percentage of academic 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

Does this program have a working partnership with VR to provide funding, supports and/or services to students in the program? Yes
Housing
Housing is provided to students: No
Extracurricular
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.