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Featuring – Facilities & Transportation

The Facilities Department for the ACBDD operates and maintains 59,800 square feet of buildings plus grounds. The largest facility is Beacon School which was constructed in 1979 and contains 30,00 square feet of space. The second largest facility is Atco which was constructed in the 60’s and renovated for the Atco workshop in the late…read more

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This Month’s Spotlight…Beacon School!

Hello from the Beacon students and staff. We enjoy sharing our school activities with you. Many of our classes have enjoyed fall nature walks and a trip to the Walker Pumpkin Farm near Logan. Students enjoyed picking their favorite pumpkin out of the large pumpkin patch, finding their way through a corn field maze, and…read more

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Retirement Congratulations! We Will Miss You Both!

Mary Flowers—15 Years Of Service Mary Flowers will be retiring from the Athens County Board of DD (ACBDD) on December 31, 2012 after 15 years of service to ACBDD following her employment with Atco. Prior to being hired by ACBDD, Mary began at Atco as a substitute Workshop Specialist I in the late 1980’s. Atco…read more

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This Month’s Spotlight – PersonnelPlus

PersonnelPlus Business and Advocacy and Advisory Council will be holding its Employer/Employee Recognition on Thursday, October 18, 2012 at the Athens Recreation Center at 5:30 p.m. This special gala recognizes workers with disabilities that have been trained and/or employed through PersonnelPlus Employment Services. In addition, Athens area businesses will be recognized for employing workers with…read more

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Butch Withem Transportation Director

It is hard to believe that school is starting on next Tuesday (8-21-12). We will run 2 vans for community employment on Monday while  transportation staff are at Beacon for our annual employee orientation. Yellow bus routes will start Tuesday morning and run very similar schedules as last year, with the exception of Bus 4, which…read more

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2012 Accreditation Survey A Huge Success!

On July 25 & 26, ten Accreditation surveyors from the Ohio Department of DD visited ACBDD’s programs for our required review. In addition to visiting each of our programs, they also visited private day providers, visited individuals in their homes, interviewed parents/guardians and reviewed personnel records to see that training & other employment requirements were…read more

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