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College to Career Experience (SSCC)

College to Career Experience (SSCC)
Southern State Community College
College to Career Experience (SSCC)
100 Hobart Dr.
Hillsboro, OH 45133
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Program Contact Sonja Wilkin
Email CCEprogram@sscc.edu
Phone 800-628-7722
Website https://www.sscc.edu/specialized/college-career-experience.shtml

College to Career Experience is a comprehensive transition and postsecondary program designed to support students with intellectual disabilities who are seeking to continue academic, career and technical, and independent living instruction at an institution of higher education in order to prepare for gainful employment.  The program offers inclusive college courses, supplemental and life skills courses, peer tutors, internships, and financial assistance to those who qualify.

Program information submitted: March 23, 2021

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: Have graduated or exited from high school
This program will be serving students in: 2021-2022
Requirements
Program serves students who have left high school? Yes, all of our students have left high school
Accepts out-of-state students?: Yes
Please indicate which disabilities students in this program have:
  • Intellectual disability
  • Autism
Program length: 2 years
Cost
Is this program able to provide federal financial aid as a Comprehensive Transition Program (CTP)? Yes
Students pay for the program in the following ways:
  • Private pay (student and family)
  • Tuition Waivers
  • Vocational Rehabilitation Funds
  • Scholarships
  • Adult intellectual/developmental disability state agency funds
  • Federal Financial Aid
  • Medicaid Waiver or Day Habilitation funds
Academic
Students take these types of "typical" courses (with students who don't have disabilities):
  • Typical college courses for credit
  • Typical college courses for audit
  • Typical Continuing Education courses
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? Yes
Percentage of academic time spent only with other students in this program: About half the time
Credential(s) students earn upon completing the program: The College to Career Experience to Employment Pathway Certificate
Is the credential IHE-approved? Yes, this credential has been through a formal approval process at the IHE
Employment
Other career development activities are:
  • Internships
  • Volunteer work
  • Community Service
  • Work Study
Housing
Housing is provided to students: No
Extracurricular
Students participate in student organizations on campus: Yes
Proportion of social time spent only with other students in this program: 50%