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Keuka DRIVE

Keuka DRIVE
Keuka College
Keuka DRIVE
235 North Avenue
Penn Yan, NY 14527
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Program Contact Katy Andersen
Email kandersen@arcofyates.org
Phone (315) 719-5324
Website http://www.arcofyates.org/Services/DRIVE-Program

DRIVE is an individualized special education program that is the result of a unique collaboration between Keuka College, Arc of Yates and Penn Yan Central School District. This program allows students with developmental disabilities who are over the age of 18, to leave high school with their graduating peers and continue their education in an integrated collegiate environment.

General
Public or private: Private
Type of school: 4-year college or university
Is this program a federally funded TPSID program? No
Students in this program:
  • Have graduated or exited from high school
  • Are still enrolled in high school
Affiliates
School district or agency partner: Penn Yan Central School District
Contact person: Dick Shaver
Email: dshaver@pennyan.k12.NY.us
Requirements
Requirements for admission to this program:
  • 18-26
  • Student must be a resident of the state where the program is located
Please indicate which disabilities students in this program have:
  • Intellectual disability
  • Autism
Program length: 2 years
Cost
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)
  • Scholarships
  • Adult intellectual/developmental disability state agency funds
  • Local School District funds
  • Medicaid Waiver or Day Habilitation funds
Academic
Students take these types of "typical" courses (with students who don't have disabilities):
  • Typical college courses for audit
  • Typical Continuing Education courses
Students take courses that are only for students in this program: Yes
Information on special classes:

DRIVE class descriptions are located on our website.

Time spent only with other students in this program: About half the time
Employment
Other career development activities are:
  • Internships
  • Volunteer work
Housing
Housing is provided to students: No
Extracurricular
Students participate in student organizations on campus: Yes
Proportion of time spent only with other students in this program: 50%
Last updated: Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 09:00