10100 Burnet Road, Ste 1.154, L4000
Austin, TX 78758
E4Texas is for people who are 18 years and older and have graduated from high school, or have a GED, and want to be a Personal Care Attendant.
The E4Texas experience combines classroom instruction with practical career building experiences in addition to independent living skills and self-determination.
|Public or private:||Public|
|Type of school:||4-year college or university|
|Is this program a federally funded TPSID program?||No|
|Students in this program:||Have graduated or exited from high school|
|Number of students:||20|
|Description of our summer transition program:||4-week Summer Semester - Bridge to Career (B2C) Students live on campus at University of Texas at Austin and learn independent living and self-determination skills. Students must pass B2C to move forward in E4Texas.|
|Deadline to apply to this program:||March 15. 2019|
|Link to admissions process:||Admissions link|
|Requirements for admission to this program:||
|Accepts out-of-state students:||Yes|
|Please indicate which disabilities students in this program have:||
|Program length:||2 years|
|Cost of the program:||approximately $15,000 per year|
An estimate for room and board for Sep-May.
|Is this program able to provide federal financial aid as a Comprehensive Transition Program (CTP)?||No|
|Students pay for the program in the following ways:||
|Students take these types of "typical" courses (with students who don't have disabilities):||
|More about course access:||
There are select professors who invite E4Texas students to their classes as well as evening informal classes available as electives.
|Students take courses that are only for students in this program:||Yes|
|Information on special classes:||
E4Texas is employment focused and thus provides specific classes on work readiness and the employment focus.
|Classroom/academic time spent only with other students in this program:||About 75% of the time|
|Credential(s) students earn upon completing the program:||Personal Care Attendant Certification|
|The credential(s) is/are:||
|Percent of students in this program have paid work while attending the program:||90%|
|Other career development activities are:||
|We offer the following specialized credentials:||
Yes. Personal Care Attendant certification.
|Housing is provided to students:||Yes|
|Housing options available:||
|Students participate in student organizations on campus:||No|
|Proportion of time spent only with other students in this program:||Between half and 75% of the time|
|Students have participated in these social/extracurricular activities and organizations:||
E4Texas students have participated in SXSW, outings with college peers, community-based volunteerism, and self-directed outings to grocery stores, restaurants, and other social events of choice.