Postsecondary Programs and Services for Students with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities - Navarro College

IDD Postsecondary Program Information


Program NAME:


Elevate


Program WEBSITE:


N/A


Program CONTACT NAME:


Micaela Herndon EdD


Program CONTACT PHONE:


972-923-6440


Program CONTACT EMAIL:


micaela.herndon@navarrocollege.edu


Program DESCRIPTION:


The Elevate Program serves students with cognitive and learning disabilities, ages 18-21 and who are enrolled in local K-12 schools. They spend half a day attending classes at Navarro College and half a day on a job site (all or part of a week). During their time on campus at Navarro College they are taking courses that focus on improving work related reading and communication skills. They also learn basic computer skills and develop employment and job search skills. Students also are enrolled in a physical activity course. Upon completion of all courses a Continuing Education Certificate of Completion for Marketable Skills will be awarded.


Are students in High School ELIGIBLE for this program?


No


Types of COLLEGE COURSES taken by students in this program:


  • Continuing education courses

Options for APPLYING for admission to this program:


  • Regular college admissions process for Continuing Education, i.e. a general CE application

After completing this program, students are eligible to earn the following CREDENTIALS:


None.
Students receive a CE Certification of Completion in Marketable Skills.


LENGTH OF TIME expected to complete this program:


2 years


SPECIAL COURSES designed for students with IDD in this program:


  • Life skills
  • Social skills
  • Study skills
  • Orientation to college
  • Independent living instruction

FEES associated with this program:


Yes, but not the same as standard course fees.


SCHOLARSHIPS available for this program:


No


RESIDENTIAL options for on-campus living:


No