Woodstock Grad Showcases Amtrak Career

WS_carloslogginsWoodstock Job Corps Center graduate Carlos Loggins rolled into the spotlight during the Youth Career Expo held at Charles Herbert Flowers High School.

Carlos (pictured 2nd from the left with Business & Community Liaison Rashein Gibbs, Maryland CTS Director Jennifer Beil, Panelist Tory Grifin and President of the Prince […]

Woodstock Cleans Up Patapsco Watershed

WS_watershedWoodstock Job Corps Center Landscaping students joined the Greater Patapsco Community Association for a community clean-up.

Students Lynwood Simmons, Marc Coble, Blaine Stacey and Dominique Mullen helped the Association gather more than 3,000 pounds of trash from the Patapsco Watershed. The area residents were very pleased with […]

Woodstock Meets NBA Star Sam Cassell

WS_samcassellWoodstock Job Corps Center’s Wildcats Basketball Team got to strut their hoop skills for Baltimore’s NBA legend Sam Cassell.

Mr. Cassell, assistant coach of the Los Angeles Clippers, former assistant coach of the Washington Wizards and former NBA player for multiple teams, met with the Woodstock […]

Woodstock Participates in Baltimore Mayor’s Job Fair

WS_josephduulekWoodstock Job Corps Center graduates and outreach staff attended the Mayor’s Office of Employment Development Job Fair, which was held in partnership with Baltimore City Public Schools.

Approximately 500 high school seniors who plan to work immediately after graduating flooded the fair, along with 90 hiring businesses from sectors […]

Woodstock Cleans Up East Baltimore, Meets Mayor

WS_mayorpughWoodstock Job Corps Center always answers the call when it comes to community service, especially when that call comes from the Housing Authority of Baltimore City.

Woodstock students from the Landscaping and Security Trades brought new life to an underserved community in East Baltimore. They cut […]

Woodstock Reads Across America

WS_readtolead3On March 16, Woodstock Job Corps Center students were invited to go to Featherbed Elementary to read to the first and second-graders in honor of Reading Across America.

This was the second annual event Woodstock has participated in, and the students were well received by students and […]

Woodland and Woodstock Shadow U.S. Forest Service

WL_usfsThe Philadelphia Region of Job Corps was all about the team event. Mirroring ice skating’s unification of 4 skating disciplines for its team competition, the 4 Job Corps Centers of the Maryland-D.C.-W.V. area (Woodland Job Corps Center, Woodstock Job Corps Center, Potomac Job Corps Center, Harper’s […]

Woodstock Visits U.S. Forest Service

WS_forestserviceSeven Woodstock Job Corps Center students participated in a Groundhog Shadow Day event at the U.S. Forest Service on Feb. 13.

Students took part in various workshops, from job readiness and employability to resume and reference-writing. They were joined by students from the Woodland, Potomac and […]

Woodstock Participates in Martin Luther King Jr. Service Week

WS_extendedfam1In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Service Week, Woodstock Job Corps Center Student Government Association (SGA) representatives visited the Extended Family Adult Day Care Center in Baltimore, MD.

Elderly men and women are often underrepresented and/or forgotten in society and Woodstock’s SGA saw this as […]

Woodstock Hosts Maryland Transportation Authority Police

WS_mdtaThe Maryland Transportation Authority Police (MDTA) visited the Woodstock Job Corps Center’s Security class this month to introduce them to the CADET program.

MDTA representatives discussed the recruitment process for the CADET program, which is designed for students 18-20 years of age and offers a starting salary […]