425 Fawell Blvd.
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
|Program Contact||Tracy Kline|
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.
|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|
|Deadline to apply to this program:||None|
|Requirements for admission to this program:||
|Please indicate which disabilities students in this program have:||
|Program length:||2 years|
|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:||
|Students take these types of "typical" courses (with students who don't have disabilities):||
|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|
|Other career development activities are:||
|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:||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.