425 Fawell Blvd.
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
|Program Contact||Tracy Kline|
|Program Contact Emailfirstname.lastname@example.org|
COACH (Career Opportunity ACHievement) is a two-year cohort program for adults with mild to moderate intellectual or developmental disabilities. In addition to an academic focus on reading, writing, math and computer literacy, COACH also promotes social skills, independence and career exploration.
Program information submitted: January 11, 2023
|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:||Have graduated or exited from high school|
|Number of students:||24|
|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:||May 12, 2023|
|Link to admissions process:||Admissions link|
|Criteria for admission||
|Accepts out-of-state students?||Yes|
|Please indicate which disabilities students in this program have:||
|Program length:||2 years|
|Acceptance, Retention, and Completion Rates|
|Acceptance rate for the most recent fall term:||92.00%|
|Retention rate for first year students from the previous academic year to the current one:||100.00%|
|Average student tuition and fees for the current school year:||$4998.00|
|Average out-of-state tuition, current year:||$4998.00|
|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:||
We offer a COACH Scholarship which can provide up to $1000 per semester to qualified students.
|Students enrolled in this program take the following types of inclusive courses (with students who don't have disabilities):||Typical college courses for credit|
|More about course access:||
Our students take one typical credit class per semester. The cost of this class is included in the program tuition fee.
|Students take courses that are only for students in this program:||Yes|
|Information on special classes:||
Our students take classes that are specifically designed for young adults with mild to moderate intellectual or developmental disabilities. These classes focus on improving skills in the areas of functional academics, applied computer technology, communication, independence, employability, and interpersonal relationships.
|Percentage of academic time spent in inclusive courses (with students who don't have disabilities):||1-24%|
|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:||Certificate of Completion of the COACH Program|
|Is the credential approved by the college/university?||Awarded by program, not officially recognized by the IHE|
|Other than the credential listed above, can students earn any other credentials that are available to all students?||
Students are welcome to enroll in other programs that are available at the College.
|Students in the program have access to the following campus-wide services:||
|Percent of students in this program have paid work while attending the program:||50%|
|Other career development activities are:||
|Additional information about career development and work experience:||
Students complete job shadowing/exploration activities and participate in internships.
|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:||Yes|
|Percentage of social time spent in inclusive activities (open to all students on campus):||1-24%|
|Students may participate in the following extra-curricular activities||
|Students participate in these campus-wide events:||