St. Mary’s County government has been awarded a training grant from the Local Government Insurance Trust (LGIT). The grant of $5,860 will provide Americans with Disabilities (ADA) training to county employees.
According to the press release,
The grant will cover two 4-hour live training for new hires. Recorded and online presentations will also be available for individuals unable to attend the live training sessions.
Timothy Ailsworth, LGIT Executive Director, presented a check representing the full grant amount to the Commissioners of St. Mary’s County at its February 14 business meeting.
ADA One, LLC has been selected to conduct the training based upon the firm’s expertise. Irene Bowen, ADA One President and training presenter, is a noted expert in the field, having served as the Deputy Chief of the Disability Rights Section at the U. S. Department of Justice and Deputy General Counsel of the U.S. Access Board.
LGIT is a MACo Gold Corporate Partner.