E-Newsletter - November 2016
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The 17 students participating in Session 4 programs which include training for jobs as a Front Desk Agent, Prep Cook, in Dietary Services and Heart of House (housekeeping), have already passed the six week mark in their respective courses. One set of students will complete their programs in late-November, while the second set will wrap up by mid-December with all students celebrating graduation together on Saturday, Dec. 17. Here’s what some parents have had to say Read more
The 2017 class schedule was recently announced. It's not too early to begin the application process! The first session begins Jan. 9 and includes four popular programs. Interviews are taking place now, so please submit applications ASAP. Read more
Zach Fewell, a Kokomo native and Sept. 10 graduate of the EGTI Heart of House (housekeeping) program recently landed a janitorial position with Hayes International, a developer and manufacturer of high-performance nickel- and cobalt-based alloys for use in high-temperature and corrosion applications. Read more
Please enjoy this video created to showcase the work of EGTI! Read more
Restaurant.org recently interviewed Scott Wise, CEO of A Pots and Pans Production, parent company to restaurants Scotty’s Brewhouse and Thr3e Wise Men Brewing Co. They highlighted his commitment to hiring people with disabilities and his partnership with The Arc of Indiana Foundation and EGTI. Read more
Recently added to the EGTI website is a list of Frequently Asked Questions that may help when looking for quick answers to some common questions.
What program do I choose?
Prospective students should choose only one program for their training experience. Past work or volunteer experience or other exposure can help lead them to their decision. Some students have a very clear idea of which program most appeals to them and is the best fit for their skills and strengths. Others spend time on the website, discussing with educators, family, Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor (VRC), job coach, case managers Read more
Nov. 28, 9-11 a.m.
Prospective students and guardians, educators, counselors, case managers and other service providers are offered opportunities throughout the year to attend a scheduled facility and EGTI tour. The visit takes approximately two hours and includes a walking tour of the hotel, restaurant and training institute as well as some basic information about the curriculum. Read more
Calendar of Events:
If you’d like to visit EGTI or check out our events, visit erskinegreeninstitute.org/calendar. Read more
Check out our photos! Read more