On Wednesday October 8, the Students in Ms. Emma Farthings Career Transition Readiness (CTR) Class, got a chance to attend the KY Career Centers Job Fair held at the Jenny Wiley State Park. The students that are in the CTR class are in the final stages of the program, and almost ready to graduate. Students job [...]

Friday 10/13/14, the Carl D. Perkins Job Corps was honored to have Congressman Hal Rogers visit their center. Congressman Rogers got to hear from community members about partnerships they have the center particularly Jenny Wiley State Resort Park. Congressman Rogers talked to staff and students about where the center was 6 years ago ranked 104 [...]

 Today Carl D Perkins SGA and BCL met with Senator McConnell during a community event at Brandise Industries in Stanville, KY. Senator McConnell  talked with the students and stated he was glad to see them again, and talked with SGA member Devonte Lewis telling him he thought he was a faculty member because he looked so professional. SGA [...]

Rebeca Carrera and Donna Or from the Certified medical Assistant has started a new work based learning opportunity with Sacramento Community Clinic. There are three clinics in the Sacramento area, one in the North Sacramento and two in the South Sacramento. There were five trainees that interviewed with the organization’s North area clinic, and two [...]

 Carl D. Perkins held training on Student Safety and Zero Tolerance(ZT) Policy.  Student and staff’s safety is and has always been Perkins number  one  priority. Mr. Thomas Rainey Center Director gave staff training on recognizing and addressing student behavior using the STAR approach.  Rainey also went over the Job Corps Zero tolerance (ZT) policy. Students and evening staff  will be [...]

Carl D. Perkins Office Administration students get out of the office for a day, to assist the Christian Appalachian Project(CAP)with cleaning and organizing their home repair storage building. The non-profit faith based organization known as  CAP has been an interracial part in Appalachia for nearly 30 years.  Helping families with home repairs, heating assistance in the winter months, food, [...]

The Charleston Job Corps Center (CJCC) welcomes its new Training Director, Mike Bratcher. He comes to CJCC from the Muhlenberg Job Corps Center in Kentucky. He will oversee the career technical training and academic department. Mr. Bratcher says, “I am excited about being here and becoming a part of the Charleston Job Corps team.” CJCC [...]

Carl D Perkins Job Corps center 20 year old carpentry student bobby Daniels form Martin County, KY is leaving the Perkins center today, after completing all program requirements in the Carpentry trade since enrolling in the program in February, 2014..  He starts work at Coleman Custom Carpentry making $10.00 an hour on September 30 in [...]

Carl D. Perkins students took to the water on Saturday September 27th, with the US Army Corps of Engineers and other volunteers on the Jenny Wiley State Park, in celebration of National Public Lands day. Students and the Rangers worked through the morning fog, to clean up trash and other debris along the lake shore of the scenic state [...]