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Transition Training for Independence

Transition Training for Independence
Montgomery College (3 locations)
Transition Training for Independence
51 Mannakee St.
Campus Center Building
Rockville, MD 20850
Program Contact Vanessa Redd
Phone 301-649-8008

The program supports 30 students ages 18-21 on the 3 campuses of Montgomery College: Rockville, Takoma Park and Germantown. The students in this program are students enrolled in Montgomery County Public Schools.

Program information submitted a year or more ago

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: Are still enrolled in high school
Number of students: 30
School district or agency partner: Montgomery County Public Schools
Contact person: Vanessa Redd
Deadline to apply to this program: Throughout the school year
Accepts out-of-state students?: No
Please indicate which disabilities students in this program have:
  • Intellectual disability
  • Autism
Program length: Varies from student to student
Cost of the program:
Additional costs: $25.00
The cost to register at Montgomery College
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:
  • No cost to the students because the students are enrolled in MCPS.
Students take these types of "typical" courses (with students who don't have disabilities): Students do not take typical college courses
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
Information on special classes:

The students are using an alternative learning outcomes curriculum.

Percentage of academic time spent only with other students in this program: About half the time
Credential(s) students earn upon completing the program: Maryland Certificate of Program Completion
Percent of students in this program have paid work while attending the program: 40%
Other career development activities are:
  • Internships
  • Volunteer work
  • Community Service
Percent of students in this program that had paid work after exiting the program: 40%
Does this program have a working partnership with VR to provide funding, supports and/or services to students in the program? Yes
Housing is provided to students: No
Students participate in student organizations on campus: No
Proportion of social time spent only with other students in this program: 50%
Students have participated in these social/extracurricular activities and organizations:

The students participate in clubs on campus based on their interests and there is a large Best Buddies chapter at MC.