Former Carl D. Perkins graduate Ricky Tracy is working 2 jobs and attending college courses. Let’s talk about a go getter! Tracy came to Carl D. Perkins in October of 2018 formerly of Winchester, KY. While there he completed his NCCER, OSHA-10, HPIP certifications and the facility maintenance trade. His high school mentors prior to [...]

By:  Jacob Groves Ashley Thompson takes holistic approach to role as distance teacher As instructors throughout the country are adjusting to the new normal of distance learning, the only constant is change. We at the Muhlenberg Job Corps Center are evaluating and refining different learning strategies to make distance learning better, more effective and more [...]

Konstantinos Nerantzakis OA student at Shriver Job Corps Kosta has put in some valuable time gaining experience in more than one way.  Routine office procedures for sure but the interest included the gaining of knowledge in a political office for Kosta.  He did a great job and thoroughly enjoyed this experience.  Opportunities to attend events [...]

By: Barrington Tolliver Potomac Job Corps Center was enthusiastic about hosting another Community Relations Council Meeting. The meeting brought together members of the Washington DC. community to talk about safety, health, and wellness. The meeting was organized and plan effectively to steward student achievement and community engagement. Potomac practiced social distancing with a virtual meeting, [...]

Charleston Job Corps began distance learning for our students in lieu of the COVID-19 pandemic.  As of earlier this week, we have 116 students participating in an attempt to progress in their studies.  Our goal is to obtain 100% participation of our active students during this time.  Currently, the routine interaction between the instructor and [...]

Friday, May 29 brought the very first virtual (CBA) Center Business Assembly to Carl D. Perkins Job Corps with over 100 staff and student participants via Zoom! During normal circumstances prior to Digital Learning Job Corps Centers hosts weekly CBA’s usually in their gymnasium, to provide updates to rules/requirements, cover dorm and recreation info, celebrate [...]

Edison Job Corps student Ricky Gass completed the Solar Landscape program. He attended the online course and successfully passed with the necessary certification to achieve full time placement after the Job Corps program. Ricky feels so honored and lucky to be able to create the life he always wanted. This would not have been the [...]

The Edison Job Corps held the quarterly Community  Networking Luncheon. The student guest speaker was Angel Trinidad who was recently hired by Google as a IT technician. Angel discussed the Job Corps program with all of the guest. The culinary department prepared a terrific meal for the guests. Several community partners attended the event. Over [...]

Amanda Rose H. completed the Edison Job Corps Academy as a Certified Nursing Assistant. Amanda is currently hired at St. Gabriel Community in North Dakota as a Certified Nursing Assistant. She plans on pursuing college for nursing in the future. She credits the Edison Job Corps program for assisting her personally and professionally.

The Edison Job Corps Academy partners with GAF roofing academy to provide state of the art training to students. The trainees will acquire the necessary skills to achieve career placement in solar, roofing and OSHA certification leading to full time placement nationally.