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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 and 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:
  • 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
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.

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: 50%
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: Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 15:07