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Think Ahead

Think Ahead
Dutchess Community College
Think Ahead
53 Pendell Rd.
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
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Join Dutchess Community College’s new Think Ahead program to develop job skills and life skills while enjoying a college experience! Classes will be held on DCC’s Poughkeepsie campus.

You’re a good fit for this program if you are:

  • A high school graduate, at least 18 years old and a Dutchess County resident
  • Willing to engage in work experiences or audit credit-bearing classes, in addition to attending nine hours/week of Think Ahead classes
  • Seeking skills to prepare for gainful employment
  • Living at home, independently or in a certified setting
  • Able to arrange transportation to DCC’s Poughkeepsie campus
  • Able to cover basic expenses including:
    • Books/supplies
    • Optional commuter meal plan is available at extra cost
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
Affiliates
School district or agency partner: program open to Dutchess County residents only
Requirements
Requirements for admission to this program:
  • 18+
  • Be a Dutchess County resident, have OPWDD eligibility and be enrolled in the Home & Community Based Services Medicaid waiver and have an Individual Services Plan (ISP) that supports program course/goals.
Cost
Is this program able to provide federal financial aid as a Comprehensive Transition Program (CTP)? Yes
Housing
Housing is provided to students: No
Last updated: Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 15:47