As the Senior Director of Programs for Jobs for America’s Graduates, Karey Webb oversees programmatic operations for the JAG national network across 39 states. In her role, she directs the delivery of student and employee training and events, oversight to the National Career Association, and with her team, ensures the creation and implementation of professional development and learning content are delivered to over 1,400 educators and 75,000 youth across the national network.
Previously, as the Director of the JAG Advantage, Karey worked with Specialists to facilitate the incorporation of Project-Based Learning as the primary student learning strategy used in JAG classrooms. She connected trauma-informed teaching practices as a foundational approach to reinforcing the importance of relationship-building and recognizing resiliency in students. Karey helped to spark a renewed energy to the JAG Model by engaging employers in JAG classrooms and connecting opportunities for students to align their interests to career pathways.
Karey received her M.A. in Project Management from St. Mary’s University of Minnesota and her B.S. in Youth Studies, Public Health, and African-American Studies from the University of Minnesota. When not traveling and training, Karey finds new adventures in nature, plays board games with her family, and takes long walks with her fur buddy, Baldwin.