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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
Phone 754-321-8400

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: February 26, 2021

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: 10
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 H.S. diploma required? No, an IEP/non-standard diploma/certificate of attendance is accepted
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: 1 year
Average student tuition and fees for the current school year $5000.00
Average out-of-state tuition, current year $15000.00
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:
  • Scholarships
  • Grant Funding
Scholarships available: Florida Center for Students with Unique Abilities
Students take these types of "typical" courses (with students who don't have disabilities): Typical college courses for credit
More about course access: Courses through Vocational programming, not actual college credit hours.
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: Students are required to first attend a specialized pre-requisite course before transitioning inclusively into the Culinary Arts or Automotive program.
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: vocational program completion certificate
Is the credential IHE-approved? Yes, this credential has been through a formal approval process at the IHE
Other career development activities are:
  • Volunteer work
Does this program have a working partnership with VR to provide funding, supports and/or services to students in the program? No
Housing is provided to students: No
Students participate in student organizations on campus: Yes
Proportion of social time spent only with other students in this program: 25%