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Post Secondary Education Alliance
North Carolina Postsecondary Education Alliance
What is the PSEA?
The North Carolina Postsecondary Education Alliance is a diverse group consisting of emerging leaders with developmental disabilities, representatives of state agencies and organizations, legislators, educators, and families and other advocates. Our mission is to expand the options for postsecondary education for individuals with developmental disabilities throughout North Carolina.
The past year in the Alliance
Postsecondary Educational Opportunities Available to Individuals with Developmental Disabilities in North Carolina:
Selected Community Colleges throughout North Carolina offer career-focused courses for students with developmental disabilities who have exited high school and wish to continue their education.
Alamance Community College Career College
Central Piedmont Community College
Cleveland County Community College Connexions - Adult Basic Education
Universities across the state have developed programs aimed at providing postsecondary educational opportunities to individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities. These programs are designed to support academic, social, and employment goals so that the students may become more independent.
Western Carolina University - University Participant Program
at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Appalachian State University
University of North Carolina at Pembroke
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Donna Carlson Yerby,
Think College at the Institute for Community Inclusion at the University of Massachusetts
Higher Education Opportunity Act
National Secondary and Transition Technical Assistance Center (NSTTAC)
National Center for Secondary Education and Transition (NCSET)
College Foundation of North Carolina - Gear Up
Tri County Community College has a great overview of funding options available to students
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