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Project COACH

Project COACH
College of DuPage
Project COACH
425 Fawell Blvd.
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
Program Contact Tracy Kline
Email klinet940@cod.edu
Phone 630-942-3779
Website http://cod.edu/academics/conted/vocational/coach.aspx

COACH (Career Opportunities and ACHievement) is a two-year program for adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities. In addition to an academic focus on reading, writing, math and computer literacy, COACH also promotes social skills, independence and career exploration.

COACH has been developed to provide post-transition students with engaging educational and life-skills training to help prepare for meaningful employment.

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
Deadline to apply to this program: None
Requirements for admission to this program:
  • no set admission requirements
Please indicate which disabilities students in this program have:
  • Intellectual disability
  • Autism
Program length: 2 years
Cost
Tuition amount: $5,000.00
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:
  • Private pay (student and family)
  • Vocational Rehabilitation Funds
  • Adult intellectual/developmental disability state agency funds
Academic
Students take these types of "typical" courses (with students who don't have disabilities):
  • Typical college courses for credit
  • Typical college courses for audit
  • Typical Continuing Education courses
More about course access:

Students often take 1 credit offerings such as Physical Education, Music, and Art.

Students take courses that are only for students in this program: Yes
Classroom/academic time spent only with other students in this program: About 75% of the time
Employment
Other career development activities are:
  • Internships
  • Volunteer work
  • Community Service
Housing
Housing is provided to students: No
Extracurricular
Students participate in student organizations on campus: Yes
Proportion of time spent only with other students in this program: Between half and 75% of the time
Students have participated in these social/extracurricular activities and organizations:

College of DuPage has over 50 different clubs and organizations which students are encouraged to engage in.

Last updated: Monday, February 4, 2019 - 13:52