18 students with special educational needs successfully completed their instruction in the food preparation, being the first generation that is ready to integrate into the world of work.
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The program was a joint effort between the Deputy Directorate of Municipal Education, teachers and authorities of Special Education and parents, who seek a space for the training of these young people, found the support of IDEFT, to provide this valuable opportunity.
In an emotional ceremony, the Puerto Vallarta City Council recognized the efforts of this first generation of alumni, through the governors Celina Lomeli and Elisa Ramirez, the Director of Social Development, Diego Franco Jiménez and the head of Education, Norma Joya Carrillo. Also to the chef Magdalena Pérez Medina, who accepted the challenge of sharing her knowledge with this group of young enthusiasts.
The Director of Social Development, Diego Franco, congratulated the graduates and highlighted the dedication they demonstrated during their training, as well as their parents, who accompanied them on this path where they acquired the necessary knowledge to occupy a work space in the field of food preparation.
Teacher Norma Joya, said that Special Education has had important advances in the last years, the reason why this is a historical moment and a sample of what is being achieved with the sum of efforts of all.
She also thanked the Hotel Hyatt Ziva that will be opening work spaces for these young people, so that they continue to develop professionally.
In addition to the parents, testimony was given by teacher Gloria Hernández Hernández, director of USAER Special Education in Puerto Vallarta; Leandro Bernal Cruz, director of the Multiple Care Center ‘Roberto Solís Quiroga’ and social worker Heriberta Caballero Ortiz, Special Education.