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A residential program for students with intellectual disabilities seeking an integrated college experience that prepares them for future employment.

Enrolling for Fall 2024

Partnerships are key to IGNITE

The IGNITE program is set to blaze a trail of transformative impact, thanks to invaluable support from the Knox County community.

A grant from the Knox County Foundation and a generous gift from the Knox County Board of Developmental Disabilities have laid a solid foundation for the startup phase of IGNITE, illuminating the path toward empowering individuals and fostering growth.

This collaboration exemplifies the profound positive outcomes that arise when visionary institutions join forces to champion initiatives that contribute to the betterment of society.

IGNITE is also developing partnerships with additional sponsors and internship collaborators.

Interested in partnering with us?

If you are a business owner, or know of a business owner, who would be interested in becoming an IGNITE partner, please reach out to us at or call IGNITE Program Director Erin Tenney at 740-397-9000 ext. 3429.

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