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College to Career (Santa Rosa)

College to Career (Santa Rosa)
Santa Rosa Junior College
College to Career (Santa Rosa)
1501 Mendocino Avenue
Bertolini Hall 3rd floor
Santa Rosa, CA 95401
Program Contact Lindsay Lerro
Email llerro@santarosa.edu
Phone 707.522.2807
Website https://drd.santarosa.edu/c2c

The College to Career Program is a new program designed to help students with intellectual disabilities and/or autism obtain employment in the community in the career area of their choice. C2C is a three-year program culminating in competitive paid employment in Sonoma County for participating students. \ \ Serving a cohort of 20 students annually, C2C is designed to meet the unique needs of students who are challenged with intellectual disabilities and/or autism in postsecondary education and the workforce. C2C is one of five such programs in the State of California and is a cooperative program with the California Department of Rehabilitation.

Program information submitted: April 20, 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
Number of students: 58
Requirements
Program serves students who have left high school? Yes, all of our students have left high school
Regular H.S. diploma required? No, an IEP/non-standard diploma/certificate of attendance is accepted
Deadline to apply to this program: 12/10/2021
Criteria for admission
  • Work experience, ability to get to campus independently, behavior appropriate for college environment.
Accepts out-of-state students?: No
Please indicate which disabilities students in this program have:
  • Intellectual disability
  • Autism
  • Cerebral Palsy,
Program length: 3 years
Acceptance, Retention, and Completion Rates
Acceptance rate for the most recent fall term 75.00%
Retention rate for first year students from the previous academic year to the current one 95.00%
Cost
Average student tuition and fees for the current school year $500.00
Program fees: $150.00
Is this program able to provide federal financial aid as a Comprehensive Transition Program (CTP)? We are not a CTP, and have no plans to become one.
Students pay for the program in the following ways:
  • Department of Rehab
Academic
Students take these types of "typical" courses (with students who don't have disabilities):
  • Typical college courses for credit
  • Typical Continuing Education courses
More about course access: Adult 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 75% of the time
Credential(s) students earn upon completing the program: C2C completion certificate
Is the credential IHE-approved? Awarded by program, not officially recognized by the IHE
Employment
Percent of students in this program have paid work while attending the program: 40%
Other career development activities are:
  • Internships
  • Volunteer work
  • Community Service
Percent of students in this program that had paid work after exiting the program: 50%
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%