Monthly PPITT Meeting Notes December 2022

December 15th, 2022

PPITT Updates

  • Dance
    • Went Well (60 or 70 attendees)
    • Skills Academy hosted
      • Feedback from Skills- Not inclusive enough, students who couldn’t attend becoming escalated & anxious
    • Suggestions of moving the next dance to basement of Skills Academy or back to Calvary Baptist Church
    • Next dance will be held Monday Feb 13th at Calvary Baptist Church
    • A Cognitive Connection and Dungarvin to sponsor pizza $8 each @ Louies
  • Next PPITT  meeting Jan 19th

Presenter/Guest Speaker

  • Special Olympics – Kyle Kemp – CANCELED
  • Team Select- Jordan Navarro, Community Relations Rep
    • Serve all ages
    • Locations in Colorado Springs, Pueblo, Boulder and Loveland
    • Provide skilled nursing services, hands on assistance in-home, CNA Services, traditional home health care Family CNA Program
    • Team Select sponsors family member to complete CNA school, 5 CNA schools locally to choose from.
    • New sponsorship program to receive nursing licensing & student loan payment program
    • Diabetic management- nurse visits in home
    • Accept medicaid (primary or secondary), Tri-Care, TRE Waivers
    • Direct referrals- assessments in-home to determine qualifications, assistance w/application process. 
    • Working to begin program to partner with high schools for job placement programs for CNA

Agency Updates

  • Skills Academy
    • Tessla Grant- Start in January
      • Pay for equipment in kitchen, culinary program
      • Graphic Design Program, Photoshop Illustrator
      • Maintenance, Carpentry
    • Gift of Giving on Saturday
    • Program Directors- Shane and Hunter
    • January- resuming music and band classes
  • A Cognitive Connection
    • Secret Santa Gift Exchange
      • 30 participants w/wishlists
      • Dec 23rd- Delivering Gifts
    • 2023 Calendar of Fundraisers & Events online
    • 2023 Summer Concerts online
  • Foundation for Successful Living
    • Monday Meetups
      • First Mondays of each month
      • LGBTQIA+ Support Group
  • Sterling Dumyon
    • Transition self defense classes start in January
      • Need more sponsors. 
  • Autism Vision
    • $100 Website Advertisement for 2023
    • Winter Break Activities-visit website or facebook
      • Skate, Trampoline Park, Pizza Party, Sensory Friendly Movie

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