Partnering with Kentucky Office of Vocational Rehabilitation
LEXINGTON, Ky. (Oct. 24, 2016‚ — The University of Kentucky Human Development Institute and the Kentucky Office of Vocational Rehabilitation are partnering on a pilot dual enrollment project for students receiving free and appropriate education under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.
Dual Enrollment Pilot Project (DEPP) will develop dual enrollment projects for students on five college campuses in Kentucky.
Two classifications of student eligibility will be established:
- Diploma track students will include degree or certificate seeking students with disabilities. Acceptance criteria will include academics, family support, and student motivation to pursue college as a viable transition path to employment.
- Alternate diploma students with disabilities who are interested in Comprehensive Transition Programs (CTPs) or non-degree or certificate seeking and who demonstrate motivation and family support to pursue a viable transition path to employment.