Jobs for Alabama’s Graduates – JAG
Instructor: Anita NationServing 70,000 Participants 26 State Affiliates 450,000 Participants since 1980 Jobs for Alabama’s Graduates (JAG) is a school-to-career program for high school youth. JAG’s mission is to keep young people in school-based and work-based learning experiences that will lead to career advancement opportunities or to enroll in a post-secondary institution that leads to a rewarding career.
|Jobs for Alabama’s Graduates students traveled to Birmingham on April 6 to attend the annual State Career Development Conference. Students competed in several categories including Employment Interview (Elizabeth Isler), Chapter PowerPoint (Elizabeth Isler), JAG Bowl Quick Recall (Sammy Kidd, Becky Augustyn, Levi Stanfield, Jayden Trotter), Essay (Marissa Hayes), Chapter Exhibit (Chrissy McFry) and Chapter Yearbook (Marissa Hayes).Elizabeth Isler received 1st Place in the Chapter PowerPoint competition. Paige Hartline received the Chairman’s Recognition Award for embodiment of JAG principles. JAG’s vision is to make a measurable difference in the outcomes of public education and workforce development systems at the national, state and local level by increasing opportunity and reducing poverty and unemployment. Alabama’s JAG students learn to conduct effective job searches, set long-term academic goals, manage time more efficiently, and practice good human relations skills with employers and co-workers.There are many opportunities for your support and involvement in JAG. Please contact JAG Specialist Anita Nation at firstname.lastname@example.org to find out more about how you can become involved in preparing students today for a career tomorrow.|| Left to Right top row: Levi Stanfield, Sammy Kidd, Elizabeth Isler, Marissa Hayes, Chrissy McFry, Destiny Medley, Michael Hall, Justin Sides. Left to Right bottom row: Becky Augustyn, Jayden Trotter, Paige Hartline, Anna Mitchell.