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Project Independence
Florida Panhandle Technical College Postsecondary Comprehensive Transition Program
Project Independence
757 Hoyt Street
Chipley, FL 32428
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Program Contact Martha Compton
Email martha.compton@fptc.edu

The Florida Panhandle Program offers several Industry certificates through the use of academically inclusive courses for audit with supplemental work. 

General
Public or private: Public
Type of school: Technical or vocational/trade school
Is this program a federally funded TPSID program? No
Students in this program:
  • Have graduated or exited from high school
  • Are still enrolled in high school
Number of students: 20
Requirements
Requirements for admission to this program:
  • Other diploma (e.g., IEP diploma, certificate of attendance)
  • Campus independence
Please indicate which disabilities students in this program have:
  • Intellectual disability
Program length: Varies from student to student
Cost
Is this program able to provide federal financial aid as a Comprehensive Transition Program (CTP)? Yes
Students pay for the program in the following ways:
  • Private pay (student and family)
  • Vocational Rehabilitation Funds
  • Scholarships
  • Federal Financial Aid
Academic
Students take these types of "typical" courses (with students who don't have disabilities): Typical college courses for credit
Time spent only with other students in this program: Less than 25% of the time
Credential(s) students earn upon completing the program: Various national and state recognized industry certificates
The credential(s) is/are: Approved by Institute of Higher Education
Employment
Other career development activities are:
  • Internships
We offer the following specialized credentials:

We offer access to several industry certificates.

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: Less than 25%
Last updated: Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 01:16