Woodland Helps Build Outdoor Classroom for Laurel Elementary

WL_outdoorclassroom3Woodland Job Corps Center students once again helped elementary school students find their place in the sun, as they joined volunteers to build an outdoor classroom for Laurel Elementary School.

Students worked from 8am to 3pm to plant gardens, paint stumps, arrange a planet walk, prepare rain […]

Joliet Visits South Chicago Chamber of Commerce

JO_chicagochamberThe Joliet Job Corps Center took its Center Workforce Council on the road last week, hosting the event at the South Chicago Chamber of Commerce office in Chicago.

Two students Sintia Bernabe and Dyon Bailey joined Ms. Warren to discuss the impact Job Corps had on their […]

Treasure Island Carpentry Students Construct Carport

TI_carportsThe Treasure Island Job Corps Center’s Carpentry students are shoring up the lifespan of the Center’s government vehicles with the construction of three new carports.

Students began building the carports in May and expect to be completed by the end of July. Carports protect vehicles from the […]

New Hampshire Hosts State Department of Education

NH_stateedState Department of Education Commissioner Frank Edelblut and Career and Technical Education Director Eric Feldborg visited the New Hampshire Job Corps Center on June 20.

They were provided a Center tour by students Giovanni Korsko and Maxwell McIsaac. The students took Mr. Edelblut and Mr. Feldborg to […]

Grafton Graduates Complete LPN Advanced Training

GR_arianecyusapierraalexanderGrafton Job Corps Center graduates Ariane Cyusa and Pierre Alexander recently graduated from the Advanced Training in Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) program at the Cassadaga Job Corps Center.

Ariane completed two trades at Grafton: Certified Nursing Assistant in October 2015 and Culinary Arts in June 2016. […]

Glenmont Student Learns Practice Makes Perfect

GLjessicasantosGlenmont Job Corps Center student Jessica Miguel-Santos’ path to success was anything but easy.

When Jessica arrived to her Test Assessing Secondary Completion (TASC) class in February, she had already taken the math section of the TASC three times, each one unsuccessful. However, where some students might give […]

Glenmont CNA Student Inspired by New Son to Succeed

GL_ravonmccullumRavon McCullum came to Glenmont Job Corps Center to create a better life for him and his new family.

Ravon, 21, enrolled in Glenmont from Wappingers Falls, NY with his High School diploma. Prior to arriving at Glenmont, Ravon was busy preparing for the birth of his son […]

Kittrell Raises Money for Veteran Children

KI_goldencorralKittrell Job Corps Center students raised $61 for the children of veterans through a fundraiser at the Henderson Golden Corral Family Steak House on June 13.

Students worked with the Golden Carrol to encourage diners to donate money to send veteran children to summer camp at Camp Corral. […]

Kittrell Hosts Art Institute of Raleigh-Durham

KI_missiereedMissie Reed, The Art Institute of Raleigh-Durham Culinary Arts Specialist, visited Office Administration students at the Kittrell Job Corps Center.

Ms. Reed delivered a PowerPoint presentation on the various programs offered at the institute, including Animation, Graphic Design, Digital Film, and Photography. She also gave a general overview […]

Kittrell Student Interns at Kittrell Grocery

KI_robertosborneKittrell Job Corps Center Culinary Arts student Robert Osborne began his Work-Based Learning assignment at Kittrell Grocery on June 12.

Already Robert’s supervisor, owner Ami Patel, has described Robert’s performance and attitude as exception. She said he works well with her staff and requires very little supervision.

“I […]