E-Newsletter - May 2016
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Students are encouraged to meet with a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor as soon as possible to see if they qualify for VR funding. To find a VR office in your area, please visit: Indiana VR Offices Read more
If you would like to learn more, see EGTI first-hand and ask questions about EGTI programs, a general tour is offered monthly. Visit www.erskinegreeninstitute.org/calendar
Groups may schedule a private tour on alternate dates by calling 317-224-0239 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
After one month, each of the students is certainly off to great success in their chosen training programs. Session 2 is focusing on two offerings: Dietary Services (Hospital) and Dishwasher/Server Assistant (Restaurant). Students are embracing opportunities to work with their mentors and tutors outside of classroom and training time, and are excited to be learning the job skills required for their specific programs. Read more
When looking ahead to the future after high school for their children, parents face many tough choices and engage in lots of conversation. What educational opportunity might be best? Should my child consider opportunities to go directly into the workforce? Where can I turn for support and resources? It isn’t always easy to navigate the transition to adulthood for students—especially students with disabilities.
EGTI offers options and hope for people with disabilities to gain not only viable job skills and support in practicing those skills, but also the opportunity to grow in their personal independence, life skills and decision-making. Here are a few words from just some of the parents of our recent graduates.
Please plan to join us for the second annual "Dealing for Dreams" a benefit for The Arc of Indiana Foundation, hosted by The Sertoma Club of Broad Ripple on August 6, 2016. Read more
EGTI is still accepting applications for sessions that begin in July and September. Be sure to check out these classes and work with your Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor for possible funding for your chosen program. Look for the 2017 class schedule to be posted mid-year. To learn more please visit: EGTI Curriculum and Session Schedule
Throughout the year, prospective students have several opportunities to spend time observing the various jobs for which EGTI is providing training. During a Career Sampling Session, interested candidates will have two days to shadow a person on each job and opportunities to perform portions of the job. This will assist both EGTI staff and the individuals as they determine which training program is right for them. For more info go to http://www.erskinegreeninstitute.org/curriculum/career-sampling-sessions/