E-Newsletter - December 2017
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It's hard to believe seven weeks have already flown by and there are just three more weeks until this class of 10 students graduates and will be on the path to employment and living the adult lives of their choosing. So many friendships have been forged and memories made.
Students are now enjoying their internships and working far more independently alongside their employee peers and mentors as they prepare for life beyond EGTI. They continue to sharpen and refine their job skills as well as their self advocacy and job readiness. At this time students also finalize resumes, practice with mock interviews, and focus on expectations in the workplace as a part of the final stages of their training program.
Graduation is Friday, Dec. 22, 2017 at 6 p.m. and is hosted at Courtyard Muncie at Horizon Convention Center, home of EGTI.
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!
Did you know the EGTI website hosts brief videos that provide a terrific overview and some insight into what each job it provides training for may entail? They are closed captioned as well.
Click to see more about the restaurant jobs for which we offer training and to browse our other videos!
Want to know more? Check out our YouTube channel to see graduation videos, student testimonials and more. EGTI on YouTube
Daniel attended New Mexico State University and majored in Special Education. Daniel has been with EGTI for just over two years--hired a few months before it opened its doors. Before that he was employed for nine years with DAMAR Services, Inc. working with young men with autism, helping them develop the skills needed to obtain employment and independence.
Eric Barron of Fort Wayne just landed a new job at a hotel. He graduated from our Front Desk Agent program.
Dilan Fish of Nappanee is now working at a hotel in his hometown. He graduated from our Heart of the House (housekeeping) program.
Peter Hayward is a full time dietary aide at an assisted living facility. He completed our Nutrition Services (healthcare) program.
Adam Montgomery is working at Rawlins House assisted living facility. Adam was also a Nutrition Services (healthcare) program graduate.
Monday, December 18, 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.
Spots for our Career Sampling Sessions fill quickly. March is nearly full and the next sessions won't be until June. Check the registration for 2018 dates and reserve your opportunity now.
EGTI is seeking an instructor with a Special Education teaching degree and experience working with students in a vocational training setting.
EGTI is also looking for enthusiastic volunteers to work with its students after class and on weekends as tutors, and community and fitness mentors
For Details about Employment and Volunteer Opportunities
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