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Grow Your Future

Grow Your Future
McFatter Technical College
Grow Your Future
6500 Nova Drive
Davie, FL 33317
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Program Contact Christy Bradford
Program Contact Email
Phone 754-321-8455
Website Program website
Facebook link to program Facebook page

The Grow Your Future Program provides students with intellectual disabilities an inclusive postsecondary education through Agriscience Education, and the Professional Culinary Arts & Hospitality or Automotive Collision Technology Technician programs.

Program information submitted: May 24, 2022

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
Number of students: 3
School district or agency partner: Broward County Public Schools
Contact person:
Program serves students who have left high school? Yes, all of our students have left high school
Regular high school diploma required? No, an IEP/non-standard diploma/certificate of attendance is accepted
Deadline to apply to this program: Admission is ongoing
Criteria for admission
  • Student must be 18 or older
Accepts out-of-state students? Yes
Please indicate which disabilities students in this program have:
  • Intellectual disability
Program length: 1 year
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
  • Grant Funding
Scholarships available:

The Florida Center for Students with Unique Abilities (FCSUA) provides a $7,000 scholarship for students that qualify as a participant in the Florida Post-Secondary Comprehensive Transition Program (FPCTP). The FPCTP program at McFatter Technical College is referred to as the Grow Your Future program.

Students enrolled in this program take the following types of inclusive courses (with students who don't have disabilities): Typical college courses for credit
Students take courses that are only for students in this program: Yes
Information on special classes:

Before beginning an inclusive CTE course, Grow Your Future students are enrolled in a pre-requisite course to strengthen literacy, independent functioning skills, and introductory CTE-related skills.

Do all students in this program enroll in at least one inclusive college/university course for credit or audit each semester? No
Credential(s) students earn upon completing the program: Post Secondary Adult Vocational Certificate
Is the credential approved by the college/university? Yes, this credential has been through a formal approval process at the IHE
Other than the credential listed above, can students earn any other credentials that are available to all students?

Industry Certification

Students in the program have access to the following campus-wide services:
  • Career services
  • Disability/accessibility services
  • Academic tutoring services
Other career development activities are:
  • Community Service
Housing is provided to students: No
Students participate in student organizations on campus: Yes
Students may participate in the following extra-curricular activities Campus events