JOBS for AMERICA'S GRADUATES

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SHRM Foundation Grants $155,000

SHRM Foundation Grants $155,000 to Jobs for America’s Graduates and Launches Pilot Program Connecting Students with HR Professionals

Helping to prepare high school students for jobs part of SHRM’s
focus on the skills gap

 

Governor Bullock Announces $30,000 for Middle School Entrepreneurship Program

Grant will establish Jobs for Montana’s Graduates program, provide students with career readiness skills and experiences

 

GREAT FALLS – Governor Steve Bullock today announced a $30,000 grant from AT&T to create a Jobs for Montana’s Graduates (JMG) student-run entrepreneurship program at East Middle School that will help students develop the skills to transition from the classroom to the workplace.

Holcomb Talks Talent Connections

By Dan McGowan, Senior Writer/Reporter

No Kid Hungry - JETS

“Enlightenment, Engagement, and Empowerment” is the slogan of the Jennings School District. Through the implementation of these values, Jennings has created a national reputation as an innovator that provides wrap around services to both the students and community residents. In this same spirit, the students of the JETS building has been helping members of the Jennings community with food insecurity since 2012 by running our very own food pantry. Currently JETS students provide food packages for between 70 and 100 families bi-monthly.

2018 JAG Thought Leader Event Live Stream

Jobs for America's Graduates' 12th annual National Thought Leader Event will be held at Gallup Headquarters in Washington, DC, October 29th from 8:00 AM to 2:30 PM. Governor Eric Holcomb, Chair of the JAG Board of Directors will be hosting this event that will be on creating Big Solutions for Big Problems.

GATE College System

JAG and GATE both believe that every student deserves to be confident and competent when it comes to building pathways to post-graduation success.

Now it's your turn to bring this important solution to busy students needing a little help. With GATE, you can ensure all students in need of a little extra help aspire.

Confidence comes from motivation and inspiration. Competence comes from information and preparation.

Governor Sununu Recognizes JAG-NH

When New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu today recognized New Hampshire Jobs for America’s Graduates (NH-JAG) for its growth and outstanding student outcomes, he was not just talking numbers.  He was talking people.

Jobs for Florida Graduates helps develop potential workforce in Putnam County

By Brandon D. Oliver
Palatka Daily News
 
A program at Putnam County high schools is helping students learn job and life skills to help them give back to their community, and a teacher and guidance counselor involved with the program wants to make local businesses aware of it. 
 
This is the second school year Jobs for Florida Graduates is at Palatka, Interlachen and Crescent City high schools. 
 

Jennings HS JAG Helps Meals for Millions

On Saturday, August 25, 2018 - Missouri JAG Students along with Dr. Theresa L. Badgett/JAG Specialist from Jennings High School participated in the Meals for a Million co-operative food packaging event for the entire St. Louis region. The goal is to produce one million dried non-perishable meals to be distributed to starving people in the St. Louis area and international countries. Two nutritional formulas (Fortified Rice & Beans and Instant Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal) will be packaged in sealed pouches. Each sealed pouch provides a complete meal for six children (or four adults).

2018 NSLA and Leadership Awards Events

JAG National Leadership Awards Events 
November 14-15, 2018

Jobs for America's Graduates will conduct its Annual National Leadership Awards Events on November 14-15.

Leadership Awards Special Recognition Reception
Wednesday, November 14 | 5:30 - 8:00 PM

AT&T Forum
601 New Jersey Ave NW
Washington, D.C. 20001

Class of 2017 Performance Outcomes

Governor Eric Holcomb of Indiana, Chair of the Board of Directors of Jobs for America's Graduates, and Governor John Bel Edwards of Louisiana, Vice Chair, announced today that Jobs for America's Graduates achieved the best results in its 38-year history, in serving some of the nation’s most challenged youth achieve education and employment success.

A JAG Grad at Entergy

Kyle Pope is a 2018 graduate of the Jobs for Mississippi Graduates’ AT & T program at North Panola High School.  After graduation, he began an internship at Entergy Mississippi in the Northern District.  In this capacity, Kyle serves as a storeroom clerk assistant where he is a firsthand initial responder who handles problems that hinders the running and functioning of the Northern District.  Kyle duties also include the physical upkeep of the storeroom and stock yard.

IGNITE Montana

Jobs for Montana’s Graduates (JMG) held its annual Spring conference called IGNITE Montana (a Career Development Conference) in Billings, MT while embracing the theme of INNOVATE and community service.  Over 330 students from across Montana gathered to compete in job and employability skills competitions, poster/banner competitions, and a group/individual talent show. 

2018 NTS Program Book and Travel Info

NTS 2018 will be hosted by JAG-Louisiana at the Astor Crowne Plaza New Orleans French Quarter.  The registration packet with full details will be posted on the JAG website in March.

Career Academy Attends First JNCG State Event

Original Article - http://www.hendersoncountypublicschoolsnc.org/blog/2018/05/15/career-aca...

Henderson County Career Academy earned 1st Place in the “Display Boards” competition category at the the Jobs for North Carolina’s Graduates (JNCG) inaugural statewide Student Leadership Summit held last month at N.C. State University.

JMG kicks off Adrian’s Swing fundraiser

Article: https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/05/17/jmg-kicks-off-adrians-swing-fund...

Waterville Senior High School Jobs for Maine Grads students recently kicked off a $1,000 fundraiser to purchase a handicapped-accessible swing for the Judge Morton A. Brody Playground on North Street.

Congratulations 2018 Smith Scholars!

Twenty (20) 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 2018 Smith Scholar.  This high honor should be included in your resume or when applications request a listing of awards, scholarships, or recognitions.  Only 20 JAG graduates in the Class of 2018 will be able to use the Smith Scholar designation.  

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