Grafton Reads to Girls Inc

GR_readacross2The Grafton Job Corps Center Human Services Worker (HSW) class read to middle school students at Girls Inc. and the South Grafton Elementary School as part of Read Across America Day. Grafton was pleased to take part in this important national initiative to raise literacy awareness […]

Job Placement Firm Visits Woodland

WL_atlanticpersonnelAdvanced Culinary Arts students at the Woodland Job Corps Center got a real treat on March 9 during a visit by from Alyssa Sherman, Director of Operations for Atlantic Personnel Search.

Ms. Sherman spoke on how to be strategic, aggressive and realistic in developing a strategy for the first […]

St. Louis Grads Join Sentry Security

SL_nathanblaggSL_ericmarshallTwo St. Louis Job Corps graduates were hired by Sentry Security upon completing their Security & Protective services trade.

Nathan Blagg and Eric Marshall were both hired as Unarmed Security Officers. They will provide security and establish working […]

Keystone Visits Library of Congress

KE_libraryofcongressAs part of the Keystone Job Corps Center’s Read Across America activities on March 2, students and staff made the trip to Washington, DC, to visit the Library of Congress.

Keystone is a registered participant in the Library of Congress Surplus Books Program, which provides eligible organizations books that […]

St. Louis Graduates 79 at 2017 Winter Commencement

SL_wintergrad2017aSeventy-nine of the 97 students who completed their program at the St. Louis Job Corps Center took their ceremonial graduation walk on Feb. 17.

Dana Corbin, an Office Administration student, was the valedictorian, while Cornell McKay, a Painting student, was recognized as the Salutatorian. The entire staff […]

St. Louis Lends Carpentry Skills to National Volleyball Competition

SL_carpvolleyballWhen the St. Louis – Kansas City Carpenters Regional Council needed help  preparing the city to host the President’s Day Classic volleyball competition, they turned to the St. Louis Job Corps Center.

Twenty students headed for the St. Louis Convention Center to work with the union to lay down and […]

Keystone Provides Bilingual Reading Experience

KE_readacrossSeveral students from Keystone Job Corps Center went to the Hazleton Integration Project (HIP) on March 2 to read to children as part of Job Corps’ “Reading to Lead” initiative.

Keystone students shared Dr. Seuss’ “Oh the Places You’ll Go” with the HIP students in both English and […]

Glenmont Shares Seuss with Students

GL_readacross2Twelve Glenmont Job Corps Center students took part in a Read to Lead event where they visited local elementary schools and read books to the children there.

Students Destiny Batista, Zion Curtis, Destiny Fitzgerald, Dymond Hicks, Albert Hinds, Anthony Joiner and Princess Williams, Kristopher Brown, Danielle Croskey, […]

Kittrell Y2Y Students Celebrate Reading

KI_readacross1The Kittrell Job Corps Center Youth 2 Youth Ambassadors and Student Government Association (SGA) journeyed to Marian Boyd Elementary School to celebrate national Read Across America Day.

The students read various Dr. Seuss books to the children such as “The Cat in the Hat.”

Michael Wallace, Chief Justice of the […]

Joliet Reads Across America

JO_readacross Student Terrance Rodgers reads to the preschool class on March 1 at the Forest Park Community Center.

Terrance Rogers opened the book and turned to the first page, as four small children looked at him, waiting.

“At the far end of town where the Grickle-grass grows,” he began, […]