Avivo Institute of Career & Technical Education implemented virtual learn with online education platform. We purchased Chromebooks and hotspots from student lending library help eliminate barriers to education. Hybrid learning with in-person and online training started in August, and welcomed 10 students pers class to training rooms retrofitted with plexiglass shields and larger monitors and other COVID-19 safe procedures in place. We introduced virtual employer visits by Business Partner Council Members to ensure students have access to Avivo’s unique connections the workplace.
“It’s not the perfect path journey but the journey to the perfect path.”
— Pamela’s story
Pamela fled Cameroon and was granted asylum in the United States. On her own and with her infant son, the Center for Victims of Torture referred her to Avivo for training and path to support family. She enrolled in Avivo’s IT Training Program and EMPath program. She is receiving long-term mentoring to help her reach goals for economic independence. She is nearing graduation with her A+ Certification to enter career in IT. “I hope the able to look back and smile,” shares Pamela. “It not the perfect path journey but the journey perfect path.”