Asbury Park, Camden and Newark Students Participate in “Jobs for America’s Graduates” Pilot Program Wayne, NJ – Furthering Governor Christie’s commitment to ensuring that all students in New Jersey are college and career ready, students enrolled in a new pilot program designed to introduce them to career opportunities that only a high school diploma … Read more
In observance of the National Education Association’s Read Across America Day, several members of the Jobs for Tennessee Graduates program at Springfield High School visited a local elementary school to read to their students. One of the JTG students dressed as the “Cat in the Hat”. The elementary students enjoyed the interaction with older students. … Read more
Members of the Department of Workforce Development visited Prairie Phoenix Academy [PPA] on Thursday, Feb. 16 to witness how the alternative learning center graduates students who were struggling at the high school and prepares them for employment post-graduation through the school’s Jobs for America’s Graduates [JAG] program. The staff at PPA not only focus on … Read more
Stephanie Foxworth, a December, 2010 GED graduate from J.O.G. our WAY, will be honored as Youth Entrepreneur of the Year for Northeast Ohio by the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) at the 2012 Global Young Entrepreneur of the Year Awards in New York City on Wednesday, April 18. Foxworth created Elaborate Dips, a micro-business that … Read more
$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