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Adams Workforce and Employer Partner Survey Analysis June 2020

In the Spring of 2020, Adams & Associates (Adams) conducted a survey of workforce development entities and employers to evaluate the effects of COVID-19 on the job market. Thirteen Adams-operated Job Corps Centers distributed the survey in late April to their workforce and employer partners. We received responses from nearly 200 entities.

The Workforce and Employer […]

Grafton Grad Gives Back Through Proving Groundz

GR_joemoody2004 Grafton Job Corps Center graduate Joseph “Tripp” Moody is taking his alumni role to the next level, opening his new esports venue to his fellow students.

Joseph is a co-founder of The Proving Groundz, a company geared to train the next generation of esports champs. He […]

Gary Grad Powers Her Career with City of Seguin

GA_madisobGary Job Corps Center graduate Madison Battise thanked Job Corps for powering her career as an electric line worker for City of Seguin.

Before Job Corps, Madison earned only $8 per hour at a warehouse job and lacked a high school diploma. She said that Gary’s […]

New Hampshire Grad Goes Big With IBEW Local 490

NH_korskoNew Hampshire Job Corps Center graduate Giovanni Korsko lit up headlines in a recent International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local (IBEW) 490 newsletter.

The article highlighted Giovanni’s July visit to New Hampshire to discuss his road to an IBEW apprenticeship. Giovanni spent his time wisely at Job Corps, […]

Glenmont Facilities Maintenance Grads Land Jobs with Lewis Lawn Care and Masonry and Rochester Gears

GL_alexriveraorlandomonteroGlenmont Job Corps Center graduates Alexander Matias-Rivera and Orlando Montero have started their new professional careers with Lewis Lawn Care and Masonry and Rochester Gears, respectively.

Alexander came to Glenmont in July 2017 as a 17 -year-old with the hopes of obtaining his high school diploma, driver’s license, and […]

Exeter Escapes to a New World of Learning

EX_escapeExeter Job Corps Center students in the Reading class and Security class came together to solve an Escape Room mystery.

The students were split into two groups, Team A and Team B. While one group was trying to crack the code to escape the room, the […]

Kittrell Experiences the Cycle of Volunteerism with Triangle Down Syndrome Network

KI_bikes7Kittrell Job Corps Center student volunteers partnered with the Triangle Down Syndrome Network (TDSN) for the iCan Bike Camp.

This week-long camp is free for individuals with Down syndrome ages eight and older.  For this event, TDSN had over 40 riders participants and over 200 local […]

For Cascades, It’s Nerf or Nothin’

CA_nerf2At Cascades Job Corps Career and College Academy, students play as hard as they work.

In April the Student Government Association (SGA) was approached to fund a Nerf Battle Arena for student leisure time. This ambitious proposal was created when the Recreation Supervisor realized how popular […]

Grafton Serves Up Some Snacks for Worcester Youth Leadership Symposium

GR_worcesterstymposium2Grafton Job Corps Center Culinary students collaborated with the City of Worcester Division of Youth Opportunities from June 24 through June 28 to provide 5,000 meals by the end of the week.

The Division of Youth Opportunities and all of its partners (Worcester Community Action Council, Worcester Public Schools, […]

New Hampshire Butters Up U.S. Representative Chris Pappas with Cookie Support

NH_pappas3When the call for “cookie back up” came in from the office of U.S. Representative Chris Pappas, the New Hampshire Job Corps Center Culinary crew immediately went to work.

Rep. Pappas was celebrating the grand opening of his new office on the well-traveled corner of Elm and […]