Postsecondary Options for Students with Intellectual

Report
Postsecondary Options for
Students with Intellectual
Disabilities
Florida CASE
17th Annual Summer Leadership Institute
June 9, 2014
Florida Consortium on Postsecondary Education
and Intellectual Disabilities
Jordan Knab, Ed. S. FF Mickie Hayes, M. Ed.
Principal Investigator, Florida Consortium
on Postsecondary Education and
Intellectual Disabilities
University of South Florida
St. Petersburg
[email protected]
813-361-1076
Director, Florida Consortium on
Postsecondary Education
and Intellectual Disabilities
University of South Florida
St. Petersburg
[email protected]
727-873-4396
Presentation Objectives
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To describe Florida’s current status in serving
students with intellectual disabilities at the
postsecondary level.
To review outcome data on students.
To share strategies, materials, and resources
developed by the Florida Consortium including
• Curriculum Domains and Competencies
• STAR model for Person-Centered
Planning
• UDL module for postsecondary faculty
Existing Florida Postsecondary Programs
for Students with Intellectual Disabilities
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Florida International University – Project Panther LIFE (two programs)
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Florida Keys Community College – Project A.C.C.E.S.S.
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Florida State College at Jacksonville – Vertical Training Program
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Indian River State College – Employment Institute
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Lynn University – The ACCESS Program
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Miami-Dade College – Project A.C.C.E.P.T.
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Pensacola State College Project REAL
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Polk State College – The Transition Program
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Santa Fe College – Project SAINT
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Tallahassee Community College – Eagle Connection
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University of North Florida – On Campus Transition
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University of South Florida (Tampa) The Learning Academy; STAGES
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University of South Florida St. Petersburg – Project STING RAY
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Warner University – The Transition Program
FL Postsecondary Programs
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All accept special diplomas
Majority of students have ID/DD/dd
Only 2 can provide housing
Serving 192 students for 2013-2014
Avg. program length of 2.5 years
Matrix forthcoming
Florida TPSID Data
SITE
YEAR
ENROLLED
EMPLOYED
Lynn
2010-2011
12
4 (33%)
UNF
2010-2011
25
13 (52%)
USFSP
2010-2011
6
3 (50%)
Lynn
2011-2012
15
6 (40%)
UNF
2011-2012
25
12 (48%)
USFSP
2011-2012
7
4 (57%)
Lynn
2012-2013
12
4 (33%)
UNF
2012-2013
28
10 (36%)
USFSP
2012-2013
8
2 (25%)
Exiters Employed
2010-2011; 2011-2012;
2012-2013
# Students who Exited
(completed program)
# Students Employed
Lynn
12
8
UNF
17
14
USFSP
5
5
TOTAL
34
27 or 79%
Aggregate of FL Students (InD) preparing to complete
postsecondary programs 2013-2014
54 students preparing to exit
32 are currently employed (59%)
Aggregate of FL Postsecondary Completers (InD) and
Employment Outctomes 2010-2013
115 completers
72 employed upon exit (63%)
Consortium Objectives
OBJECTIVE 1
Expand existing
transition programs at
3 campuses & fully
align with criteria
established for
Comprehensive
Transition Programs for
Students with
Intellectual Disabilities
into Higher Education
OBJECTIVE 2
Work with 9 existing
postsecondary
transition programs to
align them with the
Comprehensive
Transition Programs for
Students with
Intellectual Disabilities
into Higher Education
OBJECTIVE 3
Develop additional
postsecondary
transition programs for
students with
intellectual disabilities
across Florida
Strategies
• Annual Hartwick Symposium of
Stakeholders
• Technical Assistance and Training
• Communication/Website
• Relevant Products
• Mini-grants for site development
Mini Grants
Florida International University
Panther LIFE
Florida State College of Jacksonville
Project ACHIEVE
Tallahassee Community College
EAGLE Connections
Florida Keys Community College
Santa Fe College
Last year’s Annual Hartwick Symposium
of Stakeholders was hosted by Lynn University…
Look for the 5th Annual Hartwick Symposium hosted by the
University of South Florida, St. Petersburg
November 13-15, 2014
4th Annual Hartwick Symposium
Homecoming: Celebrating Our Stars!
National experts and guest speakers!
Sessions for students, mentors, parents, and
educators!
Planning for the future!
Building strong mentoring programs!
Collaborating with agencies!
Choosing and using specialized resources!
Visit our website
at www.fltpsid.info
Visit www.fltpsid.info for
Scholarship and Financial Aid
Title IV Federal Funding
• Postsecondary transition sites may now
work towards becoming a
Comprehensive Transition Program
(CTP) to qualify for Federal Financial
Aid (i.e., Pell Grants, Work-Study,
Federal Financial Aid) via the Title IV
Student Aid Program.
STING RAY Program Curriculum
Five Domain Clusters:
Ten Domains:
Florida Consortium on Postsecondary Education and
Intellectual Disabilities &
Florida Inclusion Network
Students Transitioning to Adult Roles
Person Centered Planning Model
Curriculum (COS)
Person-Centered Planning STAR
COS
IEP
Using the PCP STAR Model
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Postsecondary Education Universal
Design for Learning (UDL) Module
www.fltpsid.info
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Mickie Hayes, Director of the Florida Consortium on Postsecondary
Education & Intellectual Disabilities
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Mary Ann Gorman, UDL expert and module writer, doctoral student in
Special Education and Disability Studies and research assistant at The
Center for Applied Developmental Science and Neuroeducation at The
George Washington University in Washington, DC
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Lezlie Cline, Manager of exceptional student education projects at the
Florida Center for Interactive Media, Florida State University, and her
team of developers
Gallery of
photo examples
Color-coded
connections
Reflections
Deeper
Understanding
UDL Snapshot
UDL Module Use
Date Range: Oct 1, 2012 - Mar 17,
2014
• Unique Visitors - 1,064
Users from 44 states
• 1. Florida
• 2. Massachusetts
• 3. New Jersey
• 4. California
• 4. Ohio
Preparation for College & Challenging Careers
 Access to technology
 Programs that bridge academic levels to
school and work
 Work-based experiences
 Peer support
 Mentoring
(Cunningham, Redmond & Merisotis, 2003; National Science Foundation,
2001) DO-IT scholars, WA.
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Resources
www.arcjacksonville.org
www.fltpsid.info
www.thinkcollege.net
www.dms.myflorida.com/gcd
www.project10.info
www.transitiontocollege.net/percinfo.html
www.ndss.org
Questions?
Comments?
Ideas?
Thank you for your attendance!!

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