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VIA Statement on the Loss of One of our Coworkers

March 26, 2018 | Staff

VIA Statement on The Loss of One of our Coworkers Monday, March 26, 2018 From: Ethan Long, Executive Director Over the weekend, we heard some sad and tragic news affecting our VIA community. On Saturday night, Amanda Bates, one of the Instructors at our James C. Hormel School, was shot and killed. This is shocking…
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Staff Spotlight: Back in the Classroom!

February 21, 2018 | Staff

If you’ve ever walked through the doors at VIA’s James C. Hormel School, you probably recognize the name, the face, and the friendly demeanor of Jeanette Atkins. For 2 years, until this past summer, Jeanette served as our receptionist at JCH. She joined us in August of 2015 from Western State Hospital where she was…
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Staff Spotlight: Back in the Classroom

November 3, 2017 | Staff

If you’ve ever walked through the doors at VIA’s James C. Hormel School, you probably recognize the name, the face, and the friendly demeanor of Jeanette Atkins. For 2 years, until this past summer, Jeanette served as our receptionist at JCH. She joined us in August of 2015 from Western State Hospital where she was…
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Staff Spotlight- Ten Years Strong

October 5, 2017 | Staff

In this month’s spotlight is one of our most accomplished and dedicated staff members. Lauren Haskins has been with VIA for 10 years. She came to us from George Mason University, where she received her Master’s in Special Education and completed her Behavior Analyst coursework.  She earned her undergraduate degree at UVA in Psychology and…
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Staff Spotlight – Building One VIA

September 8, 2017 | Staff

Staff Development Days are an important time for training, teamwork, and collaboration. Over the final two days of the summer break for VIA’s students and clients, VIA staff got to do all that and more. Monday, August 14 served as a chance for staff to prepare for the new school year. Some took crisis intervention…
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