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MAICEI-Cape Cod

MAICEI-Cape Cod
Cape Cod Community College
MAICEI-Cape Cod
2240 Iyannough Rd
West Barnstable, MA 2668
Program Contact Susan Mackoul
Email smackoul@capecod.edu
Phone 774.330.4485
Website https://www.capecod.edu/web/maicei

Massachusetts Inclusive Concurrent Enrollment Initiative (MAICEI)
The MAICEI program at Cape Cod Community College is a fully inclusive postsecondary program for adult high school students (aged 18-22), with intellectual/developmental disabilities.
 
A Building Block for the Future
 
The mission of the program is to provide college experiences to increase self-determination, dignity and worth
Students in the MAICEI program share the same experiences as their college aged peers in the areas of academics and socialization
With additional supports in place, CCCC MAICEI students may enroll in courses for credit or as an audit experience, attend clubs and campus events, and socialize with peers.
The program has been tremendously successful as students gain independence, further develop communication skills, and are actively engaged in creating their lives.
 
Participation in the MAICEI program is contingent on a partnership agreement with the student’s sending high school district. MAICEI is a Commonwealth of Massachusetts grant funded program through the Department of Higher Education. The expectation is that the program will move towards full sustainability with the understanding that partner districts will contribute to the overall cost of the program. Tuition, books, and related supplies have been covered by the program traditionally. Support services such as tutoring, coaching, and advising, are also part of the MAICEI experience.
 
Student Eligibility
The CCCC MAICEI Program welcomes students who meet the following criteria:

Currently enrolled in one of our partner public high schools

Between the ages of 18–22

Tier one students are young adults who are eligible for special education services and have not passed the MCAS exam; tier two students have passed the exam with great effort, and are still eligible for special education services

Referred by their special education advisors and directors

Have identified their personal transition goals from high school to post high school in an IEP or Person Centered Plan

 
Getting Started
Students who are interested in the MAICEI Program at CCCC should contact the special education director in their school district.
 

Program information submitted: March 24, 2021

General
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: Are still enrolled in high school
Number of students: 8
Affiliates
School district or agency partner: Barnstable, Cape Cod Collaborative, Bourney, Mashpee, Dennis-Yarmouth, Monomoy, Plymouth, Nantucket
Requirements
Program serves students who have left high school? No, all of our students are still in high school
Deadline to apply to this program: April 9, 2021
Criteria for admission
  • Age range: 18-22
Accepts out-of-state students?: No
Please indicate which disabilities students in this program have:
  • Intellectual disability
  • Autism
  • Develpmental Disabilities
Program length: Varies from student to student
Acceptance, Retention, and Completion Rates
Cost
Average student tuition and fees for the current school year $6690.00
Average out-of-state tuition, current year $12870.00
Room and board: $0.00
Cost of the program:
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:
  • Local School District funds
  • Grant Funding
Academic
Students take these types of "typical" courses (with students who don't have disabilities):
  • Typical college courses for credit
  • Typical college courses for audit
  • Typical Continuing Education courses
More about course access: Students are able to take courses leading to a certificate or associates degree along with continuing education courses if tied to their individualized educational goals.
Are students in this program able to access support services through your IHE disability services office? Yes
Percentage of academic time spent only with other students in this program: Between 25% of the time and half the time
Employment
Other career development activities are:
  • Internships
  • Volunteer work
  • Community Service
Housing
Housing is provided to students: No
Extracurricular
Students participate in student organizations on campus: Yes
Proportion of social time spent only with other students in this program: None of the time
Students have participated in these social/extracurricular activities and organizations: theater, anime and arts, best buddies, fitness