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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.

2018 National Training Seminar Resources

The 35th Annual JAG National Training Seminar and Pre-NTS Professional Development Workshops were held in New Orleans. There were over 575 delegates, speakers, presenters, and guests in attendance. This was the largest gathering of JAG staff and management. Awards and recognition of high performing states and individuals happened during three general sessions. There were seventy (70) interactive workshops where best practices to deliver the JAG Model in high school, middle school, and out-of-school programs were shared! Below are helpful resources from the conference.

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.

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