233 Whitmore Administration Building
181 President's Drive
Amherst, MA 01003
The Massachusetts Inclusive Concurrent Enrollment Initiative (MAICEI) Program provides high school students with significant disabilities the opportunity to have a college experience alongside their non-disabled peers. Participants are supported by the MAICEI program coordinator/advisor, education coaches, which are provided by the sending school districts, and student mentors. The overall goal of the MAICEI Program is to enhance the academic access, career development and social/emotional growth of its participants.
|Public or private:||Public|
|Type of school:||4-year college or university|
|Is this program a federally funded TPSID program?||No|
|Students in this program:||Are still enrolled in high school|
|Number of students:||5|
|School district or agency partner:||Amherst-Pelham Regional HS, Holyoke HS, South Hadley HS, Northampton HS, Hopkins Academy, Southwick-Tolland Granville Regional SD|
|Deadline to apply to this program:||Deadline for Fall addmission is in April and deadline for Spring admissions is in April.|
|Requirements for admission to this program:||
|Accepts out-of-state students?:||No|
|Please indicate which disabilities students in this program have:||
|Program length:||Varies from student to student|
|Program specific fees:||$3,000.00|
*This cost to our district partners will increase every year.
*$100 Recreation Fee Note that all fees and other costs are covered by a grant from the MA Department of Education.
|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 college courses for audit|
|More about course access:||
Course selection is determined by the overall career goals and other interests for each student.
|Students take courses that are only for students in this program:||Yes|
|Information on special classes:||
These classes are taught in a workshop format by a community agency, and are also participated in by other students who act as peer mentors.
|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:||Cerrtificate of Completion|
|The credential(s) is/are:||Just for students in this program|
|Percent of students in this program have paid work while attending the program:||20%|
|Other career development activities are:||
|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:||25%|
|Students have participated in these social/extracurricular activities and organizations:||
We are currently working with the administration to determine how our students can access registered student organizations.