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Comprehensive Transition & Postsecondary Program (CTP)

Comprehensive Transition & Postsecondary Program (CTP)
Bluegrass Community & Technical College
Comprehensive Transition & Postsecondary Program (CTP)
500 Newtown Pike
Lexington, KY 40508
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Program Contact Kacy Midkiff
Program Contact Email
Phone 859 246 6415
Website Program website

The Comprehensive Transition Program (CTP) gives students with Intellectual Disabilities (ID) the opportunity to participate in traditional college courses and student life while earning a college certificate. Students will have access to peer mentors and classroom accommodations, empowering them to complete course work to the best of their abilities. The program is intended to encourage independent living skills and self-advocacy and provide students with a certificate that will assist them in the career field of their choice. Requirements 24-36 credit hours, credit or non-credit course completed in a 16-week semester Three supervised internships related to career goal, paid or unpaid

Program information submitted: December 7, 2021

Public or private: Public
Type of school: Technical or vocational/trade school
Is this program a federally funded TPSID program? No
Students in this program:
  • Have graduated or exited from high school
  • Are still enrolled in high school
Number of students: 5
Summer program name CTP Bridge Week
Description of our summer transition program:

CTP Students come to campus for an orientation to CTP program, tour of the campus, and will meet their teachers within a month of their first semester on campus. Virtual options also available upon request.

Summer program link: CTP Bridge Week
Program serves students who have left high school? Some of our students have left high school
Deadline to apply to this program: 1 month prior to semester starting
Criteria for admission
  • Age range: 16+
Accepts out-of-state students? Yes
Please indicate which disabilities students in this program have:
  • Intellectual disability
  • Autism
Acceptance, Retention, and Completion Rates
Acceptance rate for the most recent fall term: 100.00%
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: $2400.00
Average out-of-state tuition, current year: $7724.00
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:
  • Private pay (student and family)
  • Tuition Waivers
  • Vocational Rehabilitation Funds
  • Scholarships
  • Adult intellectual/developmental disability state agency funds
  • Federal Financial Aid
Scholarships available:

Work Ready Scholarship Success Academy (possible $500 scholarship issued upon completion of prep course)

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 college courses for audit
More about course access:

Student, Coordinator and Faculty decide upon the best course of action for each student to either audit or take the course for credit. It is a case by case basis and based upon what is best for each student.

Credential(s) students earn upon completing the program: Comprehensive Transition & Postsecondary Program
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: 0%
Other career development activities are:
  • Internships
  • Volunteer work
  • Community Service
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