District Partners/Families

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Application Timeline:

December – Applications are sent out to partnering districts
February – Application deadline for upcoming academic year
March – New applicant interviews
April – Notification letters sent out students and partnering districts

Eligible Students Must Meet the Following Criteria

Students with intellectual disabilities who are eligible for the program must be between the ages of:

  • Tier 1 - 18 to 22, have not passed MCAS, and are eligible for special education services as documented through an Individualized Education Program (IEP); or
  • Tier 2 - 19 to 21, have passed MCAS, but are still eligible for special education with an Individualized Education Program (IEP) because of significant functional disabilities, transition needs, etc.

How to become a partnering district

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  • Step 1 - Partner with Bridgewater State University - Public school districts must partner with BSU in order to recommend students to the ICEI program
  • Step 2 - Contact your Special Education Teacher or Transition Specialist - Students who are interested in applying to the BSU ICEI program should contact their special education teacher or high school transition specialist.

ICEI Information Session

The ICEI staff hold an annual information session on the ICEI program at BSU. The ICEI staff give an overview of the program along with their roles. Current ICEI students and peer mentors create a panel to talk about their experience and field questions from the audience.

Campus Tours

Interested in seeing what the campus has to offer first-hand? BSU offers weekly tours year round. Learn more about taking a tour of the BSU campus!

ICEI Partnering School Districts throughout the Years

Cohasset High SchoolNorth Attleboro High SchoolWhitman-Hanson Regional High School
Carver Middle High SchoolOld Rochester Regional High SchoolBridgewater-Raynham Regional High School
Dartmouth High SchoolNorton High SchoolBrockton High School
Marshfield High SchoolApponequet Regional High SchoolHanover High School
Attleboro High SchoolPembroke High SchoolSilver Lake High School
Weymouth High SchoolSomerset-Berkley Regional High SchoolPilgrim Area Collaborative
Dighton-Rehoboth High SchoolHingham High SchoolDuxbury High School
Oliver Ames High School