Services

Tailor-made CUSP Services

CUSP recognizes each student has their own unique set of skills and that strengths and weaknesses can vary dramatically. Therefore, CUSP services are specifically designed to address social, organization and communication needs and helps students develop individualized strategies to manage their college careers independently and successfully.

Individualized Sessions in Person or via Remote Support

CUSP professional staff work alongside each student twice-weekly for up to 60 minutes each session. Meetings address predetermined personal and academic goals and are the foundation for assisting students develop individualized strategies for managing various areas of college life. Remote supports are also available. Please contact CUSP for more details.

Weekly Social Skill Groups

CUSP services include weekly group sessions on campus. During group sessions students are taught the importance of strong social and self-advocation skills. They are then given the opportunity to practice these skills with CUSP staff and their fellow peers. Weekly social skill groups are open to all campus students.

Transition to Graduate School and Employment

CUSP staff prides themselves on establishing a strong community presence.​​ We have developed positive ties with many local and national companies. CUSP students have ample opportunities to visit local businesses in their field of interest. CUSP offers resume critiques, “60 second sells” and video taped mock interviews so students can study body language and formulate strategies to obtain meaningful employment after graduation.

High School and College​ Trainings Workshops and Support Groups

CUSP understands that a proactive approach to education is beneficial to not just students and parents but also high schools and higher education institutions. CUSP staff is able to provide trainings and Workshops for professionals in the education field as well as for high school students preparing for college. Please contact CUSP for more details regarding trainings, workshops, and preparation classes in your area.

What is CUSP?

College & University Support Programs or CUSP provides specific and individualized transition support to high school and college students.The change from high school to college is often difficult for students and families.  All of the time that goes into training students to succeed in a traditional scholastic schedule fails to prepare students for higher education.

College students regularly have large gaps in their course schedules and filling this time productively can be a challenge.CUSP assists students and families with transitional and executive functioning issues associated with college life. Organizing time properly, developing effective study and communication skills, and steps to build self-advocacy takes place before the semester even begins. This gives students a “roadmap” for the coming months.

CUSP staff meets with students twice a week to help keep them on track with their college experience.Over time CUSP students are introduced effective strategies to apply for internships, research opportunities and employment.  Students are poised to confidently and competitively enter the work force upon graduation.

Many CUSP students enter college nervous, young, and inexperienced.  However, with individualized assistance from CUSP they graduate as focused and mature young professionals, eager to meet the needs of various employers and industry.

Academic Coaching

CUSP Academic Coaching Services

CUSP consulting services are designed to address the unique needs of each clients situation. We understand that different environments invite different emotions and actions. CUSP consulting services can provide both in-home and in-school observations to see the entire picture from an unbiased but trained eye. We recognize that assessment drives not only instruction but also intervention and application.

Once enrolled in services we closely analyze the background and history of interventions, as well as previous methods used. We collaborate with family members and support professionals to prioritize all applicable information and develop a specific, measurable plan for success.

This process allows us to create a very unique and individualized program. One that addresses the discrepancies and concerns of the situation allowing individuals to improve their social, emotional and learning skills but also a plan that can be updated weekly to track progress and allow the student to own their experience.

Remote Support

Students Remote Support Services Albany NYCUSP remote coaching provides students with specific assistance anywhere in North America. Using mobile applications and wifi connections our remote services are accessible on smartphones, tablets, laptops and desktops.

Remote support services deliver real time solutions to many academic and social concerns. Sessions can be delivered in audio or video format depending on students’ learning style and situation.

Students improve their management skills through remote sessions as well as the importance of appropriate file sharing skills needed for professional communication.

For more information on how CUSP remote support can help you, contact us today!

Social Skills Groups

Unfortunately social skill development is often overlooked in the classroom. Making and keeping friends, reading body language, and showing empathy for others are skills regularly taken for granted.

CUSP professionals recognize this and develop social skill groups based on the needs of the participants. We take the everyday life of high school and college into consideration to help facilitate topics ensuring students can relate and participate in social skill activities.

These skills are then carried into real life situations and employed. The results are a better understanding of social cues and strategies to compartmentalize daily interactions with others.

For more information on CUSP social skill groups contact CUSP today.

Transition Support

CUSP Educational Services offers unique support to students who are preparing to transition to college after high school. CUSP has the valuable experience and expertise in working with and assisting with the lives of students with a wide range of needs and goals. Our staff will formulate an individual approach that will help students set realistic goals for their Higher Education / College Transition Support Services Albany, NYlives after high school and help coach students in the pursuit of their desired goals.

The thought of life after high school can be a very intimidating for students and their families. CUSP believes that early and comprehensive planning is necessary to help individuals achieve their unique goals. If a student is interested in pursuing a college education or entering into a vocational program, CUSP will be able to offer guidance and support through every aspect of their progression.

Curriculum Development & Consulting

CUSP offers unique curriculum development to help students and their staff achieve their maximum potential. Everyone responds to instruction differently. Even the most experienced professionals can, at times, have trouble adapting their teaching style to the needs of their students.Curriculum Development

CUSP works with students, staff and families to create an effective curriculum allowing students to thrive more and struggle less. Some students benefit most from unique strategies to best comprehend new material. Our curriculum has been effectively implemented in diverse teaching environments. Some of the CUSP curriculum topics include:

  • Time Management Techniques
  • Behavior Management Techniques
  • Online Communication
  • Cyber Bullying
  • Personal Boundaries
  • The Different Types of Relationships
  • The History of ADA
  • Self-Advocacy on any level
  • The Hygiene Routine
  • Math for the Senses

Our highly trained professionals are able to modify existing curriculum to the changing needs of your classroom, school or home. Contact CUSP today for more information!

Workshops

At CUSP we recognize that everyone learns differently, and traditional methods may not be most effective for students on the autism spectrum or other disabilities. We also acknowledge many educators professionals and families might not know how to best take traditional teaching methods and tailor them to meet students’ varying needs.

CUSP offers workshops to help educators and families engage learners of ALL abilities. We can design specific strategies for how to engage visual, auditory and hands-on learners in the same classroom. CUSP workshops and classroom activities are management based and encourage teamwork, social learning, effective communication, and study skills.

When students are invested and actively engaged in the classroom the potential is infinite. Let CUSP workshops help unlock the potential for your students.

What is CUSP?

College & University Support Programs or CUSP provides specific and individualized transition support to high school and college students.The change from high school to college is often difficult for students and families.  All of the time that goes into training students to succeed in a traditional scholastic schedule fails to prepare students for higher education.

College students regularly have large gaps in their course schedules and filling this time productively can be a challenge.CUSP assists students and families with transitional and executive functioning issues associated with college life. Organizing time properly, developing effective study and communication skills, and steps to build self-advocacy takes place before the semester even begins. This gives students a “roadmap” for the coming months.

CUSP staff meets with students twice a week to help keep them on track with their college experience.Over time CUSP students are introduced effective strategies to apply for internships, research opportunities and employment.  Students are poised to confidently and competitively enter the work force upon graduation.

Many CUSP students enter college nervous, young, and inexperienced.  However, with individualized assistance from CUSP they graduate as focused and mature young professionals, eager to meet the needs of various employers and industry.

Consulting

CUSP Consulting Services

CUSP consulting services are designed to address the unique needs of each clients situation. We understand that different environments invite different emotions and actions. CUSP consulting services can provide both in-home and in-school observations to see the entire picture from an unbiased but trained eye. We recognize that assessment drives not only instruction but also intervention and application.

Once enrolled in services we closely analyze the background and history of interventions, as well as previous methods used. We collaborate with family members and support professionals to prioritize all applicable information and develop a specific, measurable plan for success.

This process allows us to create a very unique and individualized program. One that addresses the discrepancies and concerns of the situation allowing individuals to improve their social, emotional and learning skills but also a plan that can be updated weekly to track progress and allow the student to own their experience.

Remote Support

Students Remote Support Services Albany NYCUSP remote coaching provides students with specific assistance anywhere in North America. Using mobile applications and wifi connections our remote services are accessible on smartphones, tablets, laptops and desktops.

Remote support services deliver real time solutions to many academic and social concerns. Sessions can be delivered in audio or video format depending on students’ learning style and situation.

Students improve their management skills through remote sessions as well as the importance of appropriate file sharing skills needed for professional communication.

For more information on how CUSP remote support can help you, contact us today!

Social Skills Groups

Unfortunately social skill development is often overlooked in the classroom. Making and keeping friends, reading body language, and showing empathy for others are skills regularly taken for granted.

CUSP professionals recognize this and develop social skill groups based on the needs of the participants. We take the everyday life of high school and college into consideration to help facilitate topics ensuring students can relate and participate in social skill activities.

These skills are then carried into real life situations and employed. The results are a better understanding of social cues and strategies to compartmentalize daily interactions with others.

For more information on CUSP social skill groups contact CUSP today.

Transition Support

CUSP Educational Services offers unique support to students who are preparing to transition to college after high school. CUSP has the valuable experience and expertise in working with and assisting with the lives of students with a wide range of needs and goals. Our staff will formulate an individual approach that will help students set realistic goals for their Higher Education / College Transition Support Services Albany, NYlives after high school and help coach students in the pursuit of their desired goals.

The thought of life after high school can be a very intimidating for students and their families. CUSP believes that early and comprehensive planning is necessary to help individuals achieve their unique goals. If a student is interested in pursuing a college education or entering into a vocational program, CUSP will be able to offer guidance and support through every aspect of their progression.

Curriculum Development

CUSP offers unique curriculum development to help students and their staff achieve their maximum potential. Everyone responds to instruction differently. Even the most experienced professionals can, at times, have trouble adapting their teaching style to the needs of their students.Curriculum Development

CUSP works with students, staff and families to create an effective curriculum allowing students to thrive more and struggle less. Some students benefit most from unique strategies to best comprehend new material. Our curriculum has been effectively implemented in diverse teaching environments. Some of the CUSP curriculum topics include:

  • Time Management Techniques
  • Behavior Management Techniques
  • Online Communication
  • Cyber Bullying
  • Personal Boundaries
  • The Different Types of Relationships
  • The History of ADA
  • Self-Advocacy on any level
  • The Hygiene Routine
  • Math for the Senses

Our highly trained professionals are able to modify existing curriculum to the changing needs of your classroom, school or home. Contact CUSP today for more information!

Workshops

At CUSP we recognize that everyone learns differently, and traditional methods may not be most effective for students on the autism spectrum or other disabilities. We also acknowledge many educators professionals and families might not know how to best take traditional teaching methods and tailor them to meet students’ varying needs.

CUSP offers workshops to help educators and families engage learners of ALL abilities. We can design specific strategies for how to engage visual, auditory and hands-on learners in the same classroom. CUSP workshops and classroom activities are management based and encourage teamwork, social learning, effective communication, and study skills.

When students are invested and actively engaged in the classroom the potential is infinite. Let CUSP workshops help unlock the potential for your students.

Accreditation

CUSP Educational Services is an approved ACCES-VR vendor. For more information contact us today.

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