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Transitional Scholars Program

Transitional Scholars Program
MassBay Community College
Transitional Scholars Program
50 Oakland Street
Wellesley Hills, MA 2481
Program Contact Colleen Calcagni
Email ccalcagni@massbay.edu
Phone 781.239.2625
Website https://www.massbay.edu/academics/aac/transitional-scholars

The Transitional Scholars Program at MassBay is a student-centered program designed for transition-age students with a documented intellectual disability. The population this program serves are students currently enrolled in their high school transition programs or transitioning from high school to post-secondary education. The Transitional Scholars Program is designed for students who are interested in taking one or two college courses per semester and accessing the program's services for a maximum of 3 years. Given the individualized nature of this program, all decisions are at the discretion of the program coordinator and his/her designee.

Program information submitted: March 19, 2021

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
  • Are still enrolled in high school
Affiliates
School district or agency partner: Open to all districts.
Requirements
Program serves students who have left high school? Some of our students have left high school
Deadline to apply to this program: April 16, 2021
Please indicate which disabilities students in this program have:
  • Intellectual disability
  • Autism
Program length: 3 years
Acceptance, Retention, and Completion Rates
Cost
Cost of the program:
Students pay for the program in the following ways:
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
Are students in this program able to access support services through your IHE disability services office? Yes
Employment
Other career development activities are: