$350,000 Investment in Jobs for America's Graduates to Help Young People across Delta Region DRA Chairman: "The best investment we can make in the future of the Delta is in building up a sustainable pipeline of skilled young people for our workforce." WASHINGTON, DC – A new partnership aims to strengthen the pipeline of … Read more
ESCANABA — A group of Escanaba High School students are exploring career options, and Thursday, they took part in a tour at Engineered Machined Products.
Many of the students are part of the program Jobs for America’s Graduates. It was the first time many of these upperclassmen have been to EMP, but one thing they had in common was an interest in manufacturing.
During the academic year, JAG students juggle a very busy schedule. They attend class, many work outside the school day at full-time jobs and all participate in activities and fundraising in their individual JAG programs. This busy schedule does not conclude at the end of the school year. One of the characteristics that sets JAG … Read more
My trip to Washington, D.C. By Michael Aguire, Member Prudential Leads Team I had the honor to be a part of the Prudential Leads Team to represent JAG Arizona at the JAG National Student Leadership Conference which has been held in D.C. every year. I was encouraged by my JAG coordinator, Mr. Kartler, to interview … Read more
JAG Annual National Leadership Awards Luncheon Washington Hyatt on Capitol Hill Theme: “Success with Student Employment against the Odds” The JAG community gathered, as they do each year, in the Nation’s capital to recognize the leadership, donors, volunteers, and students across the JAG National Network. These events are a culmination of the hard work and … Read more
A group representing Jobs for America’s Graduates-South Dakota at the Wagner Community Schools delivered one of the keynote presentations, “Student Success and the JAG Model,” at the National Indian Impacted Schools Association (NIISA) Annual Meeting and Conference in Las Vegas, NV, December 5, 2011. Individuals from Wagner Community Schools speaking at the conference included … Read more
Six hundred and nineteen student delegates from 20 states, a large conference hotel in Washington D.C. and an abundance of National JAG staff, state staff and volunteers, this was the scene for the 2011 JAG Student Leadership Academy the week of November 16th. The academy is three and a half days of leadership and job … Read more
There were many things that were unique about the 2011 JAG National Leadership Awards Events in Washington D.C. Although this is an annual event each event has its own personality and remembrances that make it stand out from past years. The 2011 events were no different. On November 16, 2011 the Special Recognition Awards Reception … Read more
Carolina Aguilar, an iJAG Early College Success program student at Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC), was chosen as 1 of the 100 students selected to attend a nationwide summit, OpportunityNation (www.opportunitynation.org) in New York City on November 3rd -5th, 2011, with DMACC President, Rob Denson. Carolina was nominated by her iJAG Career Coach, Don … Read more
JBSG thanked Worcester Mayor Joseph C. O'Brien for dedicating his time and energy to meeting with JBSG student leaders and Specialists and listened to JBBSG opinions. Mayor O'Brien gave JBSG a Proclamation declaring the month "Bay State Career Association Month" recognizing JBSG's long history and dedication to the students in the city of Worcester.