Employment training conference brings ‘Carnival of Careers’ to Andalusia (photo gallery + video)

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The Covington County Committee on Employment of Persons with Disabilities (CCCEPD) hosted its 11th annual Employment Training Conference for area youth April 11 in Andalusia.

The one-day training connected more than 240 high school students with disabilities from 10 area schools with different and exciting employment opportunities to explore and expand their horizons within the community.

Jobs in public service were a focus in this year’s event, dubbed “The Carnival of Careers.” Instructors included Covington County Sheriff Dennis Meeks, Andalusia Police Chief Paul Hudson, Interim Andalusia Fire Chief Russell McGlamory, City of Andalusia Human Resources Director Deborah Spivey, and Andalusia Manor Health and Rehabilitation Human Resources Director Emily Cain.

 

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