One Massasoit Blvd.
Brockton, MA 02302
The Massachusetts Inclusive Concurrent Enrollment Initiative is a unique partnership between colleges and high schools. It is funded via Massachusetts legislative grants and monitored by the Department of Higher Education. Massasoit’s Inclusive Concurrent Enrollment Initiative (MAICEI) provides a college experience to high school students with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities. MAICEI students are 18 – 21 years old and are receiving special education services under IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act) in their local school district.
|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:||12|
|School district or agency partner:||Brockton, Braintree, Quincy, Pembroke, Franklin|
|Requirements for admission to this program:||
|Please indicate which disabilities students in this program have:||
|Program length:||Varies from student to student|
|Cost of the program:||School district funds are used to pay the cost of attendance for students who are eligible.|
|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):||
|More about course access:||
Students select courses that are of interest to them. For audited courses, requests are made to waive prerequisites so the MAICEI students can enroll in the class.
|Students take courses that are only for students in this program:||Yes|
|Information on special classes:||
MAICEI students take part in a Transition Topics class 1 hour per week to address soft skills of work and other pertinent transition skills such as time management, financial skills, application completion, and more.
|Classroom/academic time spent only with other students in this program:||Less than 25% of the time|
|Percent of students in this program have paid work while attending the program:||30%|
|Other career development activities are:||
|Percent of students in this program that had paid work after exiting the program:||40%|
|Housing is provided to students:||No|
|Students participate in student organizations on campus:||Yes|
|Proportion of time spent only with other students in this program:||Between half and 75% of the time|
|Students have participated in these social/extracurricular activities and organizations:||
MAICEI students are encouraged to become involved in all activities that appeal to them. Clubs such as Radio Club; TV Production Club; Gaming Club; and social events and activities sponsored by the Student Life Office are some of the ways the MAICEI students socialize at Massasoit.