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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
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Program Contact Lindsay Lerro
Program Contact Email
Phone 707.522.2807
Website Program website

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

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
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: 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,
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%
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)? Yes
Students pay for the program in the following ways:
  • Department of Rehab

Students enrolled in this program take the following types of inclusive 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
Credential(s) students earn upon completing the program: C2C completion certificate
Is the credential approved by the college/university? Awarded by program, not officially recognized by the IHE
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 is provided to students: No
Students participate in student organizations on campus: No