May 13

Bethany Village Thanks ITOP Volunteers

IMG_1676On May 13, Bethany Village hosted a special volunteer appreciation luncheon for the students of the Integrated Transition Options Program (ITOP).  The students were recognized for their valuable contribution of 9,000 volunteer hours over the past year.

Bill Serr, President and CEO of Graceworks Lutheran Services and Dr. Tom Henderson, Superintendent of Centerville schools, attended the event and are pictured with the students.

ITOP is both a Special Education and Career Technical Program for students with special needs ages 18-22. The ITOP curriculum provides students with opportunities for individualized career exploration, employability skills training, on the job training and transitional skills for independent living.  The partnership with Bethany Village has been in place since 1995.