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About JAG

Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG) is a state-based national non-profit organization dedicated to preventing dropouts among young people who are most at-risk.  In more than three decades of operation, JAG has delivered consistent, compelling results – helping nearly three-quarters of a million young people stay in school through graduation, pursue postsecondary education and secure quality entry-level jobs leading to career advancement opportunities.

 

 

33rd National Training Seminar Registration

Online Registration is Open

33rd National Training Seminar, July 13-15, 2016

Pre-NTS Professional Development Workshops, July 11-13, 2016

Coffin Skateboards: A JWVG Success Story

by W. Brent Sturm

Copyright © 2016 by Jobs for West Virginia’s Graduates, Inc. – All rights reserved.

Jobs for Washington’s Graduates Foundation Announces Its Executive Director

Jobs for Washington's Graduates is pleased to announce that Leslie Schmitz has joined the Jobs for Washington's Graduates (JWG) Foundation as Executive Director.  Schmitz has over twenty years of experience in corporate, government, academic and not-for-profit sectors and has expertise in strategic planning, development/fundraising and project management. 

Expect Outcomes of State Expenditures

OP-ED by Liz Dupont-Diehl and John Emra | May 6, 2016
 

Youth unemployment is at a record high, especially for urban and minority teenagers, and we know this impacts their lifetime earnings and prospects. Yet at the same time, AT&T and other businesses are struggling to find workers who have the mindset, habits, and skills to help us succeed.

Jobs for Michigan's Graduates 7th Annual CDC

The 7th Annual Jobs for Michigan’s Graduates Career Development Conference in Lansing

May 2, 2016

Lincoln iJAG to Help Bridge the Community Gap with DISC Training

Motivate 2 Graduate is a Project Based Learning experience in which iJAG students have studied the high school dropout problem in the United States, Des Moines Public Schools, and Des Moines Lincoln High School. Based on research and interviews, students identified student barriers to on-time graduation and then constructed motivators and resources to help overcome those barriers at Lincoln High School.

JAG Nevada Program to Expand to Four North Las Vegas High Schools in "Go Deep" Initiative

Program Helps At-Risk Students Graduate High School

Jobs for Nevada’s Graduates (JAG Nevada) will expand its program to serve an additional 600 students in four critical high schools in North Las Vegas as part of the “Go Deep” initiative, announced Frank R. Woodbeck, chairman of the JAG Nevada board. The four high schools include Canyon Springs, Cheyenne, Mojave and Legacy, which are rated as two-star schools in the Nevada Performance Framework.

Congratulations 2016 Smith Scholars!

Twenty-three (23) JAG graduates were selected to receive a $1,000 scholarship and, more importantly, they will be able to use the designation as having been vetted and recognized as a 2016 Smith Scholar.  This high honor should be included in the Smith Scholar’s resume or when applications request a listing of awards, scholarships, or recognitions.  Only 23 JAG graduates in the Class of 2016 will be able to use the Smith Scholar designation.  
 

Thomas College Hosts 24th Annual JMG Career Development Conference

Article by: Taylor Kinzler

More than 500 juniors and seniors traveled to Thomas College to compete in skills based competitions.

The conference is put on by Jobs for Maine’s Graduates, or JMG.

“So it’s team building, it’s teamwork, it’s problem solving, it’s all of those deeper learning skills that businesses across the state of Maine say these are the skills that are lacking in the emerging workforce this is what we need,” said Lisa Gardner, Director of Stewardship for JMG.

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