Continuing Education Announcements and Upcoming Programs


NEW!
COACH – Career Opportunity ACHievement

COACH is a two-year (four-term), cohort program for adults with mild intellectual or developmental disabilities. COACH has been developed to provide post-transition students with additional educational training aimed at preparing them for meaningful employment.

COACH programming focuses on:

  • Academics: reading, writing, math and computer literacy
  • Social and independence skills
  • Career exploration

Program Details:
Classes begin the week of Aug. 21, 2017
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Tuition: $2,499 per term
An application and interview process applies.

Students must be able to navigate campus independently to participate in the program; aides will not be provided.

Program Goals for Students:

• Demonstrate basic reading and math skills
• Use technology effectively to support academic and career pursuits
• Explore career options to identify a career path
• Practice appropriate workplace behavior
• Participate in on campus job-shadow and internship placement to gain work experience
• Build social skills through interaction with peers and the college population at large
• Develop self-determination through peer mentoring and staff/faculty advisement
• Apply time management skills to effectively manage program expectations

COACH Application
Please print the application and complete it by hand. If the applicant cannot write legibly, a typed application will be accepted. Please submit the completed application along with the following documents:

1) Formal diagnosis
2) Most recent IEP
3) Two letters of recommendation, at least one from a Transition/Vocational Coordinator or teacher

Applications and supporting documentation can be mailed to:

College of DuPage Continuing Education
Student Resource Center (SRC), Room 1110
425 Fawell Blvd.
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
Attention: COACH Program

Alternatively, documents may be scanned and emailed to: VocSkills@cod.edu

There is also an interview component to the application process. Applicants selected for an interview will meet independently with program staff.

 

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Register today!

To register or for detailed program information, call Continuing Education at (630) 942-2208, email CE@cod.edu or register online. To view our complete program listing, see the current Continuing Education Schedule of Classes.

Contact Information


Continuing Education
Student Resource Center (SRC), Room 1110, (630) 942-2208
Fax: (630) 942-3785

Office Hours
Monday through Thursday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Friday 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Closed Saturday and Sunday

College of DuPage

425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn IL, 60137

(630) 942-2800 (Main)

(630) 942-3000 (Student Services)

  2017 College of DuPage