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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
Email lsudduth@aacps.org
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.

Program information submitted: March 24, 2022

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: 11
Summer program name Vocational support through AACPS
Description of our summer transition program:
Summer program link: Vocational support through AACPS
Affiliates
School district or agency partner: Anne Arundel
Contact person: Louise Sudduth
Email: lsudduth@aacps.org
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: March prior to their senior year
Criteria for admission
  • Age range: 19-21
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
Acceptance rate for the most recent fall term 90.00%
Retention rate for first year students from the previous academic year to the current one 100.00%
Cost
Average student tuition and fees for the current school year $0.00
Program fees: $0.00
Is this program able to provide federal financial aid as a Comprehensive Transition Program (CTP)? We are not a CTP, and have no plans to become one.
Students pay for the program in the following ways:
  • Local School District funds
Academic
Students enrolled in this program take the following types of inclusive courses (with students who don't have disabilities) Typical college courses for audit
More about course access: Students attend college classes with peers.
Did ALL students in your program enroll in at least one inclusive college/university course either for credit or audit? Yes
Students take courses that are only for students in this program:
Are students in this program able to access support services through your IHE disability services office? Yes
Students take STEM-related courses? No
Percentage of academic time spent in inclusive courses (with students who don't have disabilities) 100%
Students in the program have access to the following campus-wide services:
  • Disability/accessibility services
  • Health services
  • Access to a transcript via the registrar
Do students earn STEM-related certificates? No
Employment
Percent of students in this program have paid work while attending the program: 20%
Other career development activities are:
  • None
Does this program have a working partnership with VR to provide funding, supports and/or services to students in the program? No
Housing
Housing is provided to students: No
Extracurricular
Students participate in student organizations on campus: Yes
Students may participate in the following extra-curricular activities
  • Registered student organizations
  • Campus events