Carl D. Perkins Job Corps Office Administration students along with their instructor Ms. Melissa Hicks, came up with the idea to reach out to the local Riverview Nursing Home and teach the residents basic computer and cell phone skills. Students spent their morning on October 23, with the residents, teaching them how to [...]

The Charleston Job Corps Center (CJCC) operating under Horizons Youth Services (HYS) will host its 4th Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Event on Wednesday, October 22, 2014 in honor of October Breast Cancer Awareness month. The female staff and students listened to a presentation by Alyshia Harris, Registered Nurse at Thomas Memorial Hospital and Breast Cancer [...]

Thursday October 16, the Perkins students got some valuable fire safety training. CJ Childers from the Pike County Emergency Management Agency brought the million dollar mobile fire trailer for fire safety presentations for students and staff. Each student got to go into unit in groups of eight to see simulations of grease fires, oven fires, and [...]

  Carl D. Perkins Job Corps Center has program on bullying on Monday, October 20, 2014. Mrs. Lola Ratliff, the Safe School Coordinator from the Floyd County School System presented the Perkins students with an anti-bullying and drug free program. Perkins has been doing different activities throughout the month of October in observance of National [...]

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 [...]