Kyla Boyce Joins Team CCS as Service Coordinator
Kyla brings experience in direct developmental services, including supported employment, from Howard Center. She previously served as a counseling teacher at Centerpoint School, and worked at Northeastern Family Institute. Boyce earned a B.S. in Social Work from Champlain College.
CCS a Finalist in the KeyBank “Build a Stronger VT” Campaign!
Champlain Community Services submitted it’s exciting new School2Work program to this competition, and it was selected as one of six finalists from more than 30 applicants by a panel of community judges! VOTE for us through December 6th on Facebook or in-person at KeyBank branches. Using Facebook? The video below will help guide you through the process!
Elizabeth Sightler Named Executive Director
(September 12, 2013) Champlain Community Services officially named Elizabeth Sightler as Executive Director, effective immediately. Beth served in the role in an “interim” capacity since May, and has served CCS for more than nine years.
In addition to work as a service coordinator, senior service coordinator, and assistant director at CCS, Beth brings over 20 years experience in developmental services to her post. This includes extensive direct service, crisis management experience, and group home management, as well as staff training, supervision and management.
“I’m looking forward to helping our staff mentor community members about the value of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, and the strong contributions they are making – as workers, volunteers, artists, and neighbors – in our community,” Sightler said. “I really feel our work at CCS puts us on the front lines of making our community an even better place.”
New Way2Work Job Developer Named
CCS is pleased to announce the hiring of Ron Turner as a job developer in the Way2Work supported employment program. Ron has spent the past two years at CCS as a Community Inclusion Facilitator (CIF), offering direct one-to-one supports to CCS consumers.
In this role, Ron will help link CCS consumers to employment opportunities in the community. In addition to his work with CCS, he brings a strong business background and nearly 25 years experience as business owner. Ron holds a BA from Upper Iowa and a Masters of Social Work (MSW) from Aurora University in Illinois.
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