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On-Campus Transition Program

On-Campus Transition Program
Anne Arundel Community College
On-Campus Transition Program
101 College Parkway
Arnold, MD 21012
Program Contact Louise Sudduth
Phone 410-533-9608

The OCTP is an Anne Arundel County Public Schools two-year program at AACC for students with developmental disabilities between the ages of 19 & 21. It provides an age appropriate education, vocational, and social setting for students who require post-high school special education services and supports. The OCTP allows learning opportunities and experiences with age-appropriate peers which includes participation in selected community college courses. It also allows social integration into campus activities and programs. The OCTP provides life skills/functional and academic instruction. The program increases level of independence and strengthens self-determination skills

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: 10
School district or agency partner: Anne Arundel
Contact person: Louise Sudduth
Deadline to apply to this program: April 1 - 18 months prior to start date
Requirements for admission to this program:
  • Other diploma (e.g., IEP diploma, certificate of attendance)
  • 19-21
  • Student must be a resident of the state where the program is located
  • Student must be enrolled in a particular school system/local educational agency
  • Participating in the Alternative Curriculum Classroom in the Anne Arundel County Public School system
Accepts out-of-state students: No
Please indicate which disabilities students in this program have:
  • Intellectual disability
  • Autism
  • Downs/Multiple Disabilities
Program length: 2 years
Acceptance, Retention, and Completion Rates
Percent of students applying who are admitted: 45%
Retention rate: 100%
Tuition amount: $0.00
Program specific fees: $0.00
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
Students take these types of "typical" courses (with students who don't have disabilities): Typical college courses for audit
Students take courses that are only for students in this program: Yes
Information on special classes:

Afternoons are spent in a self-contained classroom on campus to concentrate on IEP goals and objectives such as reading comprehension, math and life skills.

Classroom/academic time spent only with other students in this program: Between 25% of the time and half the time
Percent of students in this program have paid work while attending the program: 75%
Other career development activities are:
  • Internships
Percent of students in this program that had paid work after exiting the program: 90%
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: About half the time
Students have participated in these social/extracurricular activities and organizations:

Examples: Anime club, Karaoke, CAB Activities – magician, bands, bingo, hypnotist, Earth Day events

Last updated: Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 13:46