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Eagle Connections

Eagle Connections
Tallahassee Community College
Eagle Connections
444 Appleyard Drive
Tallahasee, FL 32304
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Eagle Connections aligns with the mission of TCC and provides a course of study that includes career exploration and planning, personal development, internship and/or work experience, and social activities designed to promote gainful employment and increased independence.

Program information submitted: February 24, 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: 7
Description of our summer transition program: Follows summer course catalog
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: May 1
Criteria for admission
  • Age range: 18
Accepts out-of-state students?: Yes
Please indicate which disabilities students in this program have:
  • Intellectual disability
Program length: 3 years
Acceptance, Retention, and Completion Rates
Acceptance rate for the most recent fall term 80.00%
Retention rate for first year students from the previous academic year to the current one 100.00%
Cost
Average student tuition and fees for the current school year $1210.00
Average out-of-state tuition, current year $4650.00
Program fees: $3500.00
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)
  • Vocational Rehabilitation Funds
  • Scholarships
  • Federal Financial Aid
Scholarships available: Florida Center for Students with Unique Abilities annual scholarship of $7,000 submitted on behalf of the students. TCC Foundation and local community student scholarships are available.
Academic
Students take these types of "typical" courses (with students who don't have disabilities): Typical college courses for audit
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
Information on special classes: Life Skills
Percentage of academic time spent only with other students in this program: Between 25% of the time and half the time
Credential(s) students earn upon completing the program: Employment Credential
Is the credential IHE-approved? Yes, this credential has been through a formal approval process at the IHE
Employment
Other career development activities are:
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: Yes
Proportion of social time spent only with other students in this program: 75%