411 North Front Street
Wilmington, NC 28401
|Program Contact||Kathy Martinez|
The Essentials program offers free Academic and Career Readiness classes to those who function at or below the 8th grade level and who wish to improve their reading, writing, math, and computer literacy skills.
Our two year program allows students to be introduced to various career pathways which earn them a Continuing Education Certification upon completion. Fees are associated with pathway classes.
|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:||12|
|Description of our summer transition program:||Same as above. Program is year-round.|
|Deadline to apply to this program:||Open Enrollment|
|Requirements for admission to this program:||
|Accepts out-of-state students:||No|
|Please indicate which disabilities students in this program have:||
|Program length:||2 years|
|Cost of the program:||Academic portion of the program is free. Fees are associated with pathways classes and are based on the length of the course.|
|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):||Typical Continuing Education courses|
|Classroom/academic time spent only with other students in this program:||About 75% of the time|
|Credential(s) students earn upon completing the program:||Continuing Education Certificate|
|The credential(s) is/are:||Continuing education credential|
|Percent of students in this program have paid work while attending the program:||0%|
|Other career development activities are:||
|Percent of students in this program that had paid work after exiting the program:||0%|
|We offer the following specialized credentials:||
Pathway classes are all career focused and earn students a Continuing Education Certificate upon completion.
|Housing is provided to students:||No|
|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:||
Students pursue extracurricular activities on their own.