The Arc of New Jersey Family Institute invites you and your student to tour the different college programs offered throughout the state for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Adult Center for Transition (ACT) at Rowan College in Gloucester County
- Date: Friday, February 22
- Time: 11 am
Join The Arc of New Jersey Family Institute for a tour of the Adult Center for Transition (ACT) at Rowan College in Gloucester County. ACT provides young adults with disabilities, the academic, vocational and socialization skills necessary to become independent and contributing members of society. During the tour you will have the opportunity to visit the school and speak with program staff to learn about the different aspects of the Center.
Areas of study include: Employment Skills, Fundamentals for College, Workforce Readiness and Pre-vocational classes.
Career & Community Studies Program Tour – Mercer County
- Date: Thursday, March 21
- Time: 6 pm
Join The Arc of New Jersey Family Institute for a tour of the Career & Community Studies Program at The College of New Jersey. The Career & Community Studies Program is a college-based, liberal studies program designed to prepare students with a disability (ages 18-25) for adult life through academics, career discovery and peer socialization as part of a diverse community of learners. During the tour you will have the opportunity to visit the school and speak with program staff to learn about the different aspects of the program.
College Steps Program at Community College of Morris
- Date: Friday, March 22
- Time: 11 am
Join The Arc of New Jersey Family Institute for a tour of the College Steps program at the Community College of Morris. The mission of College Steps is to provide supplemental support for students living with social, communication and learning disabilities. The primary goal of College Steps is to support the unique needs of students while preparing them for meaningful careers and increased autonomy after college. College Steps students are supported with a framework of supports in four core content areas: Academic Enrichment, Social Integration, Living and Independence, and Pre-Employment Skills. College Steps supports high school transition students, age 16-21 years and college students ages 18-26.
The Achievement Center at Raritan Valley Community College (RVCC)
- Date: Friday, March 29
- Time: 10 am
Join The Arc of New Jersey Family Institute for a tour of The Achievement Center at Raritan Valley Community College (RVCC); a partnership program of The Arc of Somerset and Hunterdon Counties and RVCC. You will have an opportunity to visit the campus and learn about the different aspects of a college experience. The Achievement Center is student centered, with a recommendation of core skills classes important to future success. Students and families will learn about the curriculum, support methods and individualization for each student’s needs and goals.
Areas of study include: Academic, Personal and Career Development, Campus and Civic Engagement and Social Skill Building.