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Meet The Team

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Throughout Gayle Gordon’s life she has always had a heart for those who are deprived of a decent standard of living due to disabling conditions.  Gordon founded Parent Alliance for Special Education in which she partnered with various other community-based organizations to provide education to parents of children with disabilities. She is also the founder of Empower Training Institute Inc., and the author of When you Die, Will I have to Push a Basket---a self-help book for parents.

Gordon has received a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Services from Springfield College School of Human Services , and a Master of Arts degree in Education from Pepperdine University School of Education and Psychology.  Gayle Gordon understands her purpose is to support and advocate for others, as she is the heart of Empower Training Institute Inc.

    Gayle Gordon, M.Ed.
    Founder, President

    "You must be the change, you want to see in  the world."

    Mahatma Gandhi



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      Kevin Sheppard
      Chief Executive Officer

      "Expansion all ways in all ways" 


      Kevin Sheppard is the Chief Executive Officer of

      Empower Training Institute Inc. (ETI). Sheppard

      has received trainings in leadership

      development , real estate, fiscal management,

      and marketing. He uses his experience and

      passions to grow and learn the nuances of

      business, and he imparts his knowledge into

      ETI, he also provides support and

      mentor ship to local businesses. He and his wife

      are the owners of A&K Vending Services, Kevin

      Sheppard is the brains of Empower Training

      Institute Inc.


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