Keys to success: key champions on campus that promote inclusion. Student I.D. To promote inclusion on campus.
Pitfalls to be aware of: school district calendars do not align with college schedule which poses difficulty with paid employment on campus and participation in college classes.
How do I get started: discussion with school leadership, school transition specialist, college personel, education division if available, leadership from college/university.
For some great web resources and connecting with others in New York State, go to
http://www.nytransition.org/thinkcollegeny there is database (that is up to date) of campus based partnership in New York.
Nationally go to http://www.thinkcollege.net where you will find webinars, resources and other valuable information.
Also, join the Community of Practice and talk with others in our state and nationwide about how to get on a campus and connect wiht others: http://thinkcollegeny.ning.com/