Minnesota Inclusive Higher Education Consortium (MIHEC)

Description

Builds, enhances, and sustains initiatives that offer inclusive higher education for students with intellectual disability across Minnesota, including attending college classes, gaining work experience, earning meaningful credentials, and becoming a genuine member of the campus community.

The Minnesota Inclusive Higher Education Consortium (MIHEC) is a parent-led collaborative group of stakeholders including inclusive higher education institutions, local education agencies, key state agencies, students, advocates, families, legislators, and nonprofits who are committed to expanding postsecondary education opportunities for interested youth, young adults, and adults with intellectual disability from all ethnic, cultural, linguistic, and socioeconomic backgrounds.

Director
Sally K Sexton, Mary Hauff
Website
mihec.ici.umn.edu/
Contact
MIHEC@umn.edu

Staff

Staff

Sally K Sexton :: Research Professor



Staff

Seunghee Lee :: Post-Doctoral Associate


Product

MIHEC Learning Community Webinars: Access to College: Ableism vs. Inclusion and Opportunity

This webinar contains a discussion about access to college for students with disabilities. Presenters Sally Sexton of MIHEC and ICI's Rebecca Dosch Brown note how ableist views are being replaced …

Published: March 2022

MIHEC Learning Community Webinars: Student Supports: A Panel Presentation and Discussion with Georgia Tech's Excel Program

This webinar contains a presentation and discussion about student supports featuring Georgia Tech's Excel Program. Presented by student Martha Haythorn, peer mentor Hanna Shaw, parent Preston …

Published: November 2021

MIHEC Learning Community Webinars: What Does Inclusive Higher Education Look Like? University of Maryland, Terps-EXCEED Model

This webinar looks at the University of Maryland's Terps-EXCEED model as an example of inclusive higher education in action. Presented by Amy Dwyre D'Agati of the University of Maryland.

Published: October 2021

MIHEC Learning Community Webinars: Campus Capacity Building

This webinar contains a discussion about campus capacity building with Jessica Lamb of Augustana University and Diana Joseph from Minnesota State University, Mankato.

Published: September 2021

MIHEC Learning Community Webinars: Person-Centered Planning with Mark Winters from Beacon Specialized Living

This webinar contains a discussion on person-centered planning with Mark Winters from Beacon Specialized Living.

Published: May 2021

MIHEC Learning Community Webinars: What are Your College Plans? Student and Family Information Night

This webinar contains a discussion of college plans with students with disabilities and their families. Presenters include members of the Minnesota Inclusive Higher Education Consortium (MIHEC) …

Published: February 2022

MIHEC Learning Community Webinars: Student Journeys

This webinar contains a presentation by a panel of college students and recent graduates who share their experiences.

Published: April 2022

MIHEC Learning Community Webinars: Job Coaching and Peer/natural Supports with Nicole Rabinowitz from INclusive Networking

This webinar contains a discussion on job coaching and peer/natural supports. Presented by Nicole Rabinowitz of INclusive Networking.

Published: April 2021