About Us

Mission Statement:

Sentinel Vocational Apprentice Training (SVAT) provides technical and vocational construction training to unemployed and underemployed adults. Program participants will graduate OSHA certified and with entry level competency in construction and sustainable technologies such as LED and Photovoltaic cells. A combined program of mentorship, trades related apprentice training, and career development will make a significant difference in the quality of the community workforce. Through public and private partnership SVAT functions as a collaborative initiative to develop the next segment of workers in energy conservation and sustainable construction.

List of Management Team/ Trainers:

List of Community Partners:

¨Terrence Horton- Dir. of Curriculum & Instruction
  • Westchester Business Institute/ Steamfitters Union
  • QFI Inc., Sentinel Construction Inc. (25yrs Construction & Development)
  • Commissioner- City of Mount Vernon, NY DPW
¨Charles Johnson- Dean of Trainees
  • Retired Business Executive
  • Co Chair, Peacekeepers Global Initiative Mount Vernon, NY
  • Co Chair & Counselor, Parents Against Teen Violence
¨Patricia Ganues-Williams- Dir. of Counseling & Career Development
  • Prof. Monroe College
¨J.L Boykin II- Admissions Coordinator
  • Cornell Univ. Undergraduate Business School

Building the Green Work Force of the Future