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Personal Success Program

Personal Success Program
College of Lake County
Personal Success Program
College of Lake County, 19351 West Washington Street
Grayslake, IL 60030
Program Contact Sandy Schwab
Email sschwab@clcillinois.edu
Phone 847-543-2990
Website http://www.clcillinois.edu/professional/personalsuccessprogram

The Personal Success Program (PSP) provides vocational skills training to students challenged with mild to moderate cognitive disabilities. PSP opens the door to students who may not otherwise enter post-secondary education. The purpose is to introduce basic skills and concepts for a variety of professions, while also providing opportunities to experience college life.

Program information submitted: March 26, 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: Have graduated or exited from high school
Number of students: 30
Requirements
Program serves students who have left high school? Some of our students have left high school
Criteria for admission
  • Age range: 18 years minimum
Accepts out-of-state students?: Yes
Please indicate which disabilities students in this program have:
  • Intellectual disability
  • Autism
Program length: Varies from student to student
Acceptance, Retention, and Completion Rates
Acceptance rate for the most recent fall term 100.00%
Retention rate for first year students from the previous academic year to the current one 66.00%
Cost
Average student tuition and fees for the current school year $1596.00
Average out-of-state tuition, current year $1596.00
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:
  • Private pay (student and family)
  • Grant Funding
Academic
Students take these types of "typical" courses (with students who don't have disabilities): Typical Continuing Education courses
More about course access: The courses are primarily vocational in nature.
Students take courses that are only for students in this program: Yes
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: About 75% of the time
Credential(s) students earn upon completing the program: Certificate of Completion
Is the credential IHE-approved? Awarded by program, not officially recognized by the IHE
Employment
Percent of students in this program have paid work while attending the program: 50%
Other career development activities are:
  • Internships
  • Volunteer work
  • Community Service
We offer the following specialized credentials: Our students have secured their employment on their own or with help from their transition programs.
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: No
Proportion of social time spent only with other students in this program: 25%