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Ira Davenport Memorial Hospital

Ira Davenport Memorial HospitalProject SEARCH at Ira Davenport Memorial Hospital is a unique learning opportunity for students with disabilities in the GST Region. This is a one-year high school transition program in which students are totally immersed in the workplace environment. Students complete three 10-week internships within the hospital and skilled nursing facility. Students work toward the goal of competitive employment upon graduation.

Types of Internships

  • Environmental Services (Housekeeping)
  • Activity Aide in Taylor Health Center and Adult Day Care
  • Food and Nutrition (Dietary Aide)
  • Linen Services
  • Environmental Aide in Taylor Health Center
  • Health Information Management (Clerical)
  • Rehab. Aide in Outpatient Rehab. Dept.

Typical Daily Schedule

Project SEARCH at Ira Davenport follows the Bath Central School District calendar. Interns arrive between 8:00 – 8:45. They work on daily journals and real-life reading and math skills independently. Classroom instruction is from 8:45 – 9:30. Internships are 9:30 – 1:30 with a 30-minute lunch break. Interns complete a time sheet and review their day in an afternoon journal. Dismissal is at 2:00.

Partners

  • GST BOCES
  • Ira Davenport Memorial Hospital (Arnot Health)
  • Arc of Steuben
  • ACCES-VR
  • OPWDD

Contact Information

Stacy Saglibene
GST BOCES Director of Special Education and Itinerant Services
607- 739-3581 ext. 2309
ssaglibe@gstboces.org