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Eagle Connections

Eagle Connections
Tallahassee Community College
Eagle Connections
444 Appleyard Drive
Tallahassee, FL 32304
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Program Contact Amanda Warren
Email amanda.warren@tcc.fl.edu
Phone (850) 201-8432
Website Program website
Facebook link to program Facebook page

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 employment and independence.

Program information submitted: February 15, 2022

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: 8
Description of our summer transition program:
Affiliates
School district or agency partner: Leon County, Director II Exceptional Student Education
Contact person: Cathy Shields
Email: shieldsc@leonschools.net
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
Criteria for admission
  • Age range: 18
Accepts out-of-state students?: No
Please indicate which disabilities students in this program have:
  • Intellectual disability
Program length
  • 2 years
  • 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 $8210.00
Average out-of-state tuition, current year $9324.00
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
  • Adult intellectual/developmental disability state agency funds
  • Federal Financial Aid
Scholarships available: College and local scholarships
Academic
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
Did ALL students in your program enroll in at least one inclusive college/university course either for credit or audit? Yes
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
Students take STEM-related courses? Yes
Information on special classes: Program specific workshop classes that are non-catalog, non-academic, and non-weight bearing courses related to life skills.
Percentage of academic time spent in inclusive courses (with students who don't have disabilities) 100%
Students in the program have access to the following campus-wide services:
  • Career services
  • Disability/accessibility services
  • Academic tutoring services
  • Health services
  • Access to a transcript via the registrar
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
Do students earn STEM-related certificates? No
Students participate in these campus-wide events IHE Student orientation
Employment
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
Housing is provided to students: No
Extracurricular
Students participate in student organizations on campus: Yes
Students may participate in the following extra-curricular activities
  • Registered student organizations
  • Student government
  • Club sports
  • Campus events