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.
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.”
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