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Elevate at ACC becomes the first Comprehensive Transition Program in Colorado!

Elevate at ACC becomes the first Comprehensive Transition Program in Colorado!

Elevate at ACC becomes the first Comprehensive Transition Program in Colorado! 

In January, the Comprehensive Higher Education Certificate, offered through Elevate at ACC, was approved as a Comprehensive Transition Program (CTP). Under CTP status, non-degree seeking students with intellectual disabilities may access federal financial aid. 

Comprehensive Transition Program standards were outlined in the Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008. To be awarded CTP status, a school must offer an option for students with intellectual disabilities to access academic, career, and independent living instruction, have a structured curriculum with academic advising, and ensure inclusion of  students with disabilities in courses and job experiences with students without disabilities. Learn more about CTPs at: https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/eligibility/intellectual-disabilities

A large kudos goes to Jennifer Woegens, Coordinator of Elevate at ACC, for her dedication to the CTP application process! We thank ACC as a whole for the support they have shown for inclusive higher education. 

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