E. H. Gentry
Mission: To help students achieve economic and personal independence through employment training, college preparation classes, and independent living skills. Gentry creates customized programs for deaf, blind, deafblind, and general services students which allows them to explore their personal and professional goals then provides instruction utilizing the latest technology and training methods available.
Purpose: To provide quality job skills, adjustment, and academic services to individuals with disabilities, which will promote independence and lead to employment.
ACT Boot Camp
ACT Boot Camp will be held at E.H. Gentry this summer June 7-14! Loding and food will be provided. In addition to preparing for the ACT during the day, fun activities will be planned for the evening hours. Studetns will take the ACT on Saturday, June 13, and Sunday, June 14, after a week of preparation. SPOTS ARE LIMITED TO 20 STUDENTS. Please sign up ASAP by contacting Jack Harrison, E. H. Gentry Director of Services for the Blind at firstname.lastname@example.org or 256-761-3406 to confirm your spot!
Summer 2020 Work Experience Program
E.H. Gentry's fourth annual Summer Work Experience Program (SWEP) will be June 1 - July 24, 2020, for students ages 16-21. This six week program will feature a paid work experience program along with career tours and classes to help students develop job readiness skills. Job Skills Placements include agriculture, assembly, automotive, carpentry, food service, landscaping and retail. To download the SWEP application package please click here: SWEP 2020 Information Packet.
AIDB Employee SCPI Information
Joey Woodle of Scottsboro has always known he wanted to drive the big trucks. However, as a young man, when he asked if he could work driving a truck, he was told, “You can’t. You’re deaf.”
AIDB Accessibility Information
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