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2019 National Training Seminar

The 2019 National Training Seminar and Professional Development Workshops will be held in sunny Orlando, Florida at Disney's Coronado Springs Resort, July 7-12.

High School Students Storm Capitol During JTG Day on the Hill

Nashville) – More than 80 seniors now know much more about Tennessee state history. They also now know Governor Bill Lee personally. 5 Jobs for Tennessee Graduates (JTG) programs; Anderson County Career & Technical Center, Centennial High School, Columbia Central High School, Fairview High School and Oneida High School comprised the group. Some students and JTG specialists traveled more than 3-hours to attend JTG Day On The Hill. The late March event began with a visit from Governor Bill Lee on the Capitol steps.
 

Schools Nab Grant to Continue Grad Coaching

By John Shipley Junior

Palatka Daily News

Source: https://www.palatkadailynews.com/news/schools-nab-grant-continue-grad-coaching

Putnam County School District officials announced Tuesday the awarding of a major grant to further develop the Jobs for Florida Graduates program in the district.

Kenzie Academy to Grant $300K in Scholarships

By Reed Parker, Writer/Reporter

INDIANAPOLIS -Apprenticeship and coding school Kenzie Academy is partnering with Jobs for America's Graduates to grant $300,000 in scholarships to current high school seniors and recent alumni across the state. The scholarships will give JAG Indiana seniors and alumni the chance to study several tech fields for a reduced tuition rate.

2019 Kenneth M. Smith Scholarship Application

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Since 2009, the Kenneth M. Smith Scholarship Fund has awarded 154 scholarships. One hundred and twenty-four scholarships were for $1,000 and thirty-two were for $2,000 for a total of $188,000 in scholarships for JAG graduates. Funding for the KMS Scholarship Fund has come from JAG Board members as well as the Western Union Foundation, Lillian Goldman Trust, Strategic Partnerships LLC and Corporate Education Resources, Inc.

Cedar Rapids teens urge peers to 'stop the violence'

CEDAR RAPIDS — The physical confrontations 16-year-old Amelia Barnes has seen in her high school leave her feeling uneasy and on edge.

Governor John Bel Edwards Visits JAG Program (LA)

Governor John Bel Edwards visisted local JAG program at Fontainebleau High School in Louisiana on Tuesday December 11, 2018.

 

 

 

 

 

President George H.W. Bush and Jobs for America's Graduates

As we pause to remember our 41st President, I thought it might be helpful to give you a quick report on President Bush’s commitment to Jobs for America's Graduates, since most of you were not there “at the beginning.” 

2018 LEAD Montana Conference

Helena, Montana- Over 300 career specialists, students, and table captains mobilized at Jobs for Montana’s Graduates (JMG) 2018 LEAD Montana Conference on October 30, 2018.  Montana Governor Steve Bullock and City of Helena Mayor Wilmot Collins were on hand to help welcome attendees and speak of the importance and value each student has to their communities.

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.

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