Program Development

Statewide Alliances Affinity Group

The purpose of this group is to give an opportunity to existing and potential inclusive postsecondary education programs and partners to discuss how and why these statewide alliances are important, how to maintain them, and more. Anyone working on any type of formal or informal state-level connection, proposing systems change through alliances and consortium, or those who are simply curious about how these alliances can work, are welcome.

The NUTS & BOLTS of Inclusive Higher Education Programs

Learn about the nitty gritty programming components for inclusive college initiatives from three successful and long-running programs at University of Delaware, Western Carolina University, and Millersville University. Dr. Brian Freedman (University of Delaware), Dr. Kelly Kelley (Western Carolina University), and Jan Bechtel (Millersville University) will describe how their individual programs have managed employment, housing, access to courses and activities, funding and peer mentoring. Join us to learn what it takes to build and maintain a successful program on a college campus!

Thinking College? A National Overview of Inclusive Higher Ed for Students with ID

This webinar, hosted by the Maryland HUB for Inclusive Higher Education, will orient participants to the laws and policies supporting the development of college options for students with ID, and what the data say about student experiences and outcomes. Additionally, resources will be shared, as well as opportunities for continuedconnection for those interested in learning more.