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Community Connection
Howard Community College
Community Connection
10901Little Patuxent Parkway
Columbia, MD 21044
Program Contact Kathleen Connell
Email kathleen_conwell@hcpss.org
Phone 413-518-4479
Website http://www.hcpss.org/about-us/partnerships/community-connection/

Supporting students aged 18-21 from Howard County schools.

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: 26
Affiliates
School district or agency partner: Howard
Contact person: Dawson Robertson
Email: dawson_robertson@hcpss.org
Requirements
Deadline to apply to this program: Spring of each year
Requirements for admission to this program:
  • 18-21
  • Student must be a resident of the state where the program is located
  • Student must be enrolled in a particular school system/local educational agency
Please indicate which disabilities students in this program have:
  • Intellectual disability
  • Autism
  • Other Health Impaired, Multiple Disabilities
Program length: Varies from student to student
Acceptance, Retention, and Completion Rates
Percent of students applying who are admitted: 94%
Retention rate: 100%
Cost
Students pay for the program in the following ways:
  • Local School District funds
Academic
Students take these types of "typical" courses (with students who don't have disabilities): Typical college courses for audit
More about course access:

The majority of our student do not take typical college courses; however whenever possible students may take typical college courses for audit.

Students take courses that are only for students in this program: Yes
Time spent only with other students in this program: Less than 25% of the time
Credential(s) students earn upon completing the program: Certificate of Completion
The credential(s) is/are: Just for students in this program
Employment
Other career development activities are:
  • Volunteer work
  • Work Study
We offer the following specialized credentials:

Childcare Aide certification

Housing
Housing is provided to students: No
Extracurricular
Students participate in student organizations on campus: Yes
Proportion of time spent only with other students in this program: 25%
Students have participated in these social/extracurricular activities and organizations:

Anime Club, Volunteer Girls Soccer team manager’s assistant.

Last updated: Thursday, December 21, 2017 - 11:28