E-Newsletter - November 2017

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Graduate Updates

Chris Hughes started a new job at a nursing home in Hamilton County.         Aaron Leichty celebrated one year at Parkview Hospital in Fort Wayne.         Ashley Porter is working at TownePlace Hotel in Fort Wayne.         Spencer Smith is employed at Lucchese's Italian Restaurant in Elkhart.  

Wishing Session 3 Grads Well…Welcome Session 4!

October has proven to be a busy month! On Friday, Oct, 6, EGTI celebrated the graduation of 14 students from its Session 3 programs, hosted a Career Sampling Session on Oct. 9-10 and welcomed 10 new students for its Session 4 programs which began Oct. 16. And if that wasn’t enough, interviews for Session 1 in 2018 are in full swing.      

January Application Window Closing: Enroll Now for 2018 Classes

EGTI is accepting applications for all of its 2018 programs. The first session begins January 8 and includes 10 and 13-week program options. Session 1 — January 8 – April 6 (13 weeks) Kitchen Cook (Restaurant) Patient Transport (Healthcare) Front Desk Agent (Hotel) Session 1 — January 8 – March 16 (10 weeks) Housekeeping: Heart of the House (Hotel) Supply Chain: Inventory Distribution (Healthcare) View the full 2018 class schedule and start your application process now!

Attend the November General Tour

Monday, November 27, 9 a.m. Prospective students and guardians, educators, counselors, case managers and other service providers are offered opportunities each month 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. To reserve space for a general tour, please contact us and include your preferred date and party size in the comments section. Groups may schedule a private tour on alternate dates by calling 317-224-0239.

Paying for Your Program

The training programs of EGTI are more affordable than you may think. There are a variety of funding avenues available to prospective students. At EGTI, we strive to provide high-quality, affordable postsecondary vocational training for people with disabilities. Many students receive funding through scholarships, Vocational Rehabilitation and other forms of assistance. EGTI is now listed as an IN Training provider with the Department of Workforce Development (WorkOne) and there are federal dollars available to qualified candidates through this partner as well. Families always have the option to private pay, use ABLE account or Trust fund monies and we have a local bank partner willing to assist with financing options. Be sure to investigate your options. We’re happy to work with you through that process! More about Tuition and Fees

Meet Instructor Sarah Lambert

Sarah became passionate about working with those with ID/DD after participating in Best Buddies, training therapy dogs, and working as a direct support professional. This led her to Purdue University where she obtained a BA in Special Education. Sarah comes to EGTI after teaching special education in the public school system.