Education and Employment Services
If you are interested in employment opportunities, or partnering with SAAVI’s employment team, please contact: Reginald Laister, firstname.lastname@example.org 602-795-0195
Students referred other various programs may receive support in the following areas:
Career exploration: Not sure what career field you want to enter? Our employment team will help you figure out where your strengths and interests lie, to help you identify what job works best for you
Job readiness: Once a student has selected a career field, it is important to know how to prepare to apply for a position within a company. Resume writing, mock interviews, internships, professional dress etc. are just a few of the topics covered in our job readiness class, in preparation for the work place
Job development: once a student has obtained the skills they need to be independent, it’s time to go to work! Our job development team can assist you in applying for positions in your area, utilizing the skills and training you’ve gaining through your time at SAAVI
SAAVI’s Educational Services Program offers a range of services to assist our clients in obtaining a post-secondary education, vocational certification, or GED.
Often times, blind students are unaware of the variety of services and accommodations provided by institutions of higher education.
It is our job to ensure you have everything you need so that you have equal access to your school work, books and classroom materials.
This may include tutoring, financial assistance; help applying for financial aid, or a support system to secure success – below is a list of some services available:
Remedial Education – Remedial education in group and individual settings in Reading, Writing and Math to improve assessment testing scores in order to test into college level courses.
Tuition, Books and Supplies – For those who qualify, as well as assistance applying for Federal Financial Aid (FAFSA) is provided.
Reader and Note Taker Services – Accommodations can be provided to assist you so you have the equal access to materials in science labs, math courses, and foreign language classes.
Tutoring – Tutoring provided around class schedules if help is needed with homework, class projects, and quizzes/exams. Tutoring for graduate placement exams also available.
GED Preparation –Tutoring available to prepare you for all 4 GED tests or for the Hadley High School Diploma program.
Alternative Media –Assist students in obtaining and using accessible materials to complete their coursework. Specializing in electronic textbooks in all subjects, including STEM materials.