Glenmont Job Corps Center

 November 23, 2015.  Ms. Lynch’s ELL class is competing in Achieve3000′s “Read to Succeed” program. They are competing with other Job Corps Centers to achieve the highest scoring reading assessments for the month of November using Achieve3000’s literacy program. Winners will be awarded a gift card! To further motivate her students this month, Ms. Lynch [...]


November 23rd, 2015

  Shakima blog 11-23-15 Shakiema Haywood first enrolled into Glenmont Job Corps Center on January 20, 2015. While here, Shakiema completed the Ceritified Nurse’s Assistant trade in addition to obtaining her High School Diploma. Originally from the New York City area, upon separating from Glenmont JCC Shakiema plans to relocate to the Poughkeepsie area to [...]

  simple giving blog November 14, 2015.  Students from Glenmont Job Corps Center gathered at a local church with others from our community  to attended their 8th annual community service event, “A Simple Day of Giving”.   Ms. Arista Watts, Peer Leadership Coordinator,and students:  Nelson Rodriguez ,Brittney Mudge,  Devaughn Gregory, and Virginia Pasciucco-Lari, volunteered their time and gave back [...]

equinox frozen turkeys mr.v 11-23-15 blog Friday, November 13th, 2015. When the last-minute call came in from the Equinox food pantry to ask for our help in unloading 400 frozen turkeys, for their annual Thanksgivng Dinner in Albany, NY, Mr. Van der Wouden, Automotive Technology Instructor,  and several of his students were quick to respond. [...]

On November 2, 2014 Glenmont Job Corps Outreach and Admissions relocated their office. While the office is at the same address, the OA staff moved from the first floor to the fifth floor at 175 Central Avenue, Albany, NY. This new office is larger than the previous one, it is lighter and brighter, and our [...]

On Wednesday, November 17th, Reading 1 students took some time to observe Veterans Day. The group began our day by reading the Star Spangled Banner. The class discussed what it means to be a veteran and the struggles that soldiers face during their time in the service as well as after returning home. Many students [...]

Alison Gladefelter enrolled into Glenmont Job Corps Center on August 27, 2014 and completed the Culinary Arts trade. Alison also participated in the center’s Work Based Learning program, working alongside staff from the Food Service Department where she                                          put into practice the skills she had learned in her trade. During her rotation, Alison received positive [...]

This past Friday afternoon, Reading 1 students completed reading The Bully by Paul Langan. This widely acclaimed teen series set in an urban high school features engaging, accessible writing and an appealing, contemporary storyline. At the center of this story is Darrell Mercer, a 9th grader at Bluford High. Darrell and his mother moved to [...]

Last Weekend, the Glenmont  Job Corps Recreation Department had A Halloween surprise up its sleeve. Many students were able to go home for the Halloween weekend to celebrate, but those who remained on Center got a surprise. On Saturday, October 31st, Glenmont Job Corps Recreation Staff accompanied 40 students up to Double M Haunted Hay Rides [...]


November 9th, 2015

Shakiema Haywood enrolled into the Glenmont Job Corps Center on January 20, 2015. While at Glenmont Job Corps Center she has earned her High School diploma and obtained her Certified Nursing Assistant Certification. Originally from the New York City area, Shakiema will be separating from Glenmont Job Corps Center and will pursue employment in her [...]