At this year’s virtual Cruising for Dreams event, awards were given to individuals for their support and dedication to Erskine Green Training Institute. Congratulations to the following individuals who received the much-deserved awards!
A $30,000 grant awarded to Erskine Green Training Institute (EGTI) by the Duke Energy Foundation in May 2020 has greatly assisted EGTI in maintaining and creating new services and supports during the COVID-19 pandemic. EGTI, housed in the Courtyard Muncie at Horizon Convention Center, provides postsecondary employment training for people with disabilities in the hospitality, food service, healthcare, and… Read more »
The year 2020, hasn’t stopped EGTI staff from accomplishing greatness. This is the first year that EGTI has offered Camp EGTI. The focus of camp was transition – improving skills to assist with the transition from school to adulthood. We had eight campers that joined us for 3-weeks. If you would like to see all… Read more »
Erskine Green Training Institute COVID – 19 Statement Updated April 7, 2020 As we continue to stay up-to-date on the movement of COVID-19 from both our state governor and health professionals, including extensions of stay-at-home orders, predictions of the virus peak, and following the lead of other postsecondary schools, we are concerned that our most… Read more »
Erskine Green Training Institute COVID – 19 Statement Updated March 17, 2020 After constant review of guidelines recommended or imposed by the CDC and Governor Holcomb regarding COVID-19, we have made the difficult decision to end EGTI’s current training session 13 days early. The EGTI instructional team will begin moving to e-learning activities as soon… Read more »
We are excited to announce that EGTI will be running a three-week camp in July of 2020! The camp is for 18-22 year olds andwill focus on skills related to transition from high school to adulthood. Stay tuned in early 2020 as we release the details of Camp EGTI!
Starting in 2020, EGTI will offer the role of Laundry Attendant as a stand-alone training program. Over the past four years, EGTI staff have observed students whose interest and skillset best match that solely of a Laundry Attendant and not the other roles within Heart of the House. The role of a Laundry Attendant takes… Read more »
Erskine Green Training Institute is excited to hold its second Visit Day. Participants will rotate to multiple sessions throughout the three hours: hear from EGTI alumni and their parents in a panel forum, listen to a presentation about EGTI programming, take a walking tour of the facility, and ride MITS to tour popular… Read more »
Attend Erskine Green Training Institute — now is the time! We are excited to be accepting applications for training session 3! Training session 3 begins on July 8 and runs until October 4 (13 weeks). There are four training programs being offered during this training session: Kitchen Cook, Front Desk Agent, Heart of the House,… Read more »
Listen in to the latest podcast from A View from My Window as host Michelle Fischer talks with Richard Propes, whose annual Tenderness Tour has been raising funds for charitable organizations for 29 years. This year’s tour will start a scholarship fund for EGTI students! Learn about the tour, how the first tour put Richard… Read more »