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Postsecondary Transition Program

Postsecondary Transition Program
St. John Fisher College
Postsecondary Transition Program
St. John Fisher College
James Alesi Building
Rochester, NY 14618-3597
Program Contact Dr. Susan Flood
Phone 585-336-3175

This is a program for 18-21 year old students supported by the West Irondequoit (NY) and Webster School (NY) districts. Students are provided specially designed instruction to develop skills in 3 areas: earning, learning & living. A person centered planning approach is used as well as the framework of the LCCE Curriculum.

Public or private: Private
Type of school: 4-year college or university
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: West Irondequoit and Webster School districts
Contact person: Dr. Susan J. Flood
Deadline to apply to this program: Per CSE
Requirements for admission to this program:
  • 18-21
  • 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
Accepts out-of-state students?: No
Please indicate which disabilities students in this program have:
  • Intellectual disability
  • Autism
  • Variety based on student need - don't exclude based on their disability
Program length: 2 years
Acceptance, Retention, and Completion Rates
Percent of students applying who are admitted: 100%
Retention rate: 100%
Cost of the program: There is no fee relative to tuition, room and board as they are not options of this 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:
  • Local School District funds
Students take these types of "typical" courses (with students who don't have disabilities):
  • Typical college courses for audit
  • Typical Continuing Education courses
Students take courses that are only for students in this program: Yes
Information on special classes:

Independent Living classes such as transportation, community based instruction on budgeting, etc.

Time spent only with other students in this program: Less than 25% of the time
Credential(s) students earn upon completing the program: NY State Career Development and Occupational Studies credential
The credential(s) is/are: Just for students in this program
Percent of students in this program have paid work while attending the program: 50%
Other career development activities are:
  • Internships
  • Volunteer work
  • Community Service
  • Work Study
Percent of students in this program that had paid work after exiting the program: 50%
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: Less than 25%
Students have participated in these social/extracurricular activities and organizations:

Students are welcome to participate in all extracurricular activities/organizations.

Last updated: Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 16:13