Silvia Sanchez

In just nine months, Silvia earned her online Microsoft Office Certificates in Word and Excel. In spite of her diagnosis of Cerebral Palsy, she types fifteen words per minute @ 95% accuracy with one hand. Silvia, who speaks Spanish too, is a natural Instructor with a positive “can do” attitude and winning smile. This combination […]

Timothy Nash, Airman 1st Class, USAF (Retired)

A Vietnam Era Veteran, Tim’s active and reserve duty assignments were mostly in hospital settings as a Mental Health Clinic Specialist serving Vietnam Vets suffering from PTSD and substance abuse issues. He counseled homeless Vets at Volunteers of America in Westchester for many years. At the Center, Tim is studying Microsoft Office Computer Skills with […]

Jared Wynn – Office Clerical

Jared is the perfect example of what one can achieve when they have “fire in the belly.” Jared’s single-minded goal to master Computer Job Skills, and then “to work the phones” for hours on end to find a suitable part- time job in Westchester, is a model for success. In addition to answering almost one […]

Peter Gable

Peter is a tall, good looking, intelligent young man in his mid 20’s who was frustrated because he did not have Computer Job Skills. He was tired of having to settle for low paying, menial jobs. Jill Burger, his ACCES-VR Counselor, believed acquiring Data Entry and Computer Job Skills could be Peter’s ticket to a […]

Michael J. Park

After graduating from Iona College, Michael held several part-time clerical jobs, but he wanted a full- time career and a better lifestyle: his own apartment, a car, travel, a social life. His ACCES-VR Counselor, Sandy Gold, referred Michael to the Center where he quickly earned his Microsoft Office Certifications in Word, Excel and PowerPoint as […]

Barbara Green – Barbara’s Day Care

After fifteen years working in the Day Care field, Barbara, a Grandmother, decided to open her own business. ACCES-VR supported her dream of self-employment and referred her to the Center for Career Freedom to learn basic Computer Skills and to help her prepare her marketing materials and to launch the Day Care. The Center also […]