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Providing Exceptional Education and Raising Standards (PEERS) Program

Providing Exceptional Education and Raising Standards (PEERS) Program
Boise State University
Providing Exceptional Education and Raising Standards (PEERS) Program
1910 University Drive
Education Building Room 204
Boise, ID 83725
Program Contact Jeremy W. Ford
Email PEERS@boisestate.edu
Phone (208) 426-3544
Website https://www.boisestate.edu/education-esp/ugc-ccrs/

Students with intellectual or developmental disabilities complete a two-year Certificate in Community and Career Readiness Studies at Boise State University. Students take certificate-specific coursework, as well as university courses for credit or audit (depending on individual student goals), while also engaging in meaningful career exploration and experiences.

Program information submitted: April 23, 2021

General
Public or private: Public
Type of school: 4-year college or university
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: 3
Requirements
Program serves students who have left high school? Some of our students have left high school
Deadline to apply to this program: Feb. 1st
Criteria for admission
  • Age range: 18+
Accepts out-of-state students?: Yes
Please indicate which disabilities students in this program have:
  • Intellectual disability
  • Autism
Program length: 2 years
Acceptance, Retention, and Completion Rates
Acceptance rate for the most recent fall term 100.00%
Cost
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
  • Local School District funds
  • Medicaid Waiver or Day Habilitation 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
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: Undergraduate Certificate in Community and Career Readiness Studies
Is the credential IHE-approved? Yes, this credential has been through a formal approval process at the IHE
Employment
Other career development activities are:
  • Internships
Housing
Housing is provided to students: No
Extracurricular
Students participate in student organizations on campus: Yes