North Texas Job Corps Center

North Texas Job Corps graduate Jonathan Boldes completed his Cement Masonry training and then enrolled in the advanced cement masonry program at the Gary Job Corps located in San Marcos, TX.   Jonathan was very excited about following in the footsteps of other North Texas Job Corps graduates who took their job training to the [...]

L-r:  Bobby Myers, Javon Dalmast, Christine Sanders, Congressman Colin Allred, Kenneth Stewart, Anthony Smith, and Corey Odum The North Texas Job Corps Student Government Association Outreach Committee members participated in the Hamilton Park 34th annual Juneteenth parade held 6/22 in the Hamilton Park community in Dallas, TX.  Juneteenth is an annual observance that started in Texas [...]

North Texas Job Corps graduate Sabrina Carpenter joins the ranks of women pursuing careers in the construction industry.  Carpenter was accepted into the cement masonry advanced training program at the Gary Job Corps Center in San Marcos, TX. Carpenter, from Desoto, TX, enrolled at the North Texas Job Corps in September 2018, in search of [...]

An article was written about Wes in the January 2019 of the North Texas Job Corps newsletter when he had completed his first year at Collin College.  He stood on May 17, 2019 in the Collin College graduate’s line, adorned in the graduate’s blue cap and gown with a beautiful white military stole proclaiming him [...]

North Texas Job Corps staff attended the monthly Texas cities of Anna and Melissa Chambers of Commerce luncheon meeting on 4/16.  The guest speaker was The Honorable Congressman Van Taylor who spoke on his short tenure to date in the House and on some of the bills the he has supported since being in office.  [...]

On March 27, North Texas Job Corps Business and Community Liaison Laura Bruton headed to Capitol Hill to visit with US representatives and their staff.  The purpose of the visit was to share with elected officials the positive impact that North Texas Job Corps has on the students it serves, the local community, and its [...]

Standard Utility Construction, Inc. representative Kathi Standish and other SUC  spoke to a group of North Texas Job Corps students who are enrolled in diverse construction career technical training programs.  Standish is the vice president of marketing of this family-owned business.  She told the NTJCC students that SUC is hiring and always has opportunities waiting for persons interested [...]

NORTH TEXAS JOB CORPS ATTENDS THE DALLAS BUILD EXPO February 5th was a very special day at the Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center in Dallas, TX for five North Texas Job Corps students who are currently enrolled at NTJCC in the construction trade cluster. They were guest of the Dallas Build Expo that is a [...]

North Texas Job Corps student Dariondrick “Wes” Moore is a prime example of what Job Corps can do for a young man looking for direction in his life.  “I was trapped in poverty and living in a low-income apartment helping to support my family,” Moore recalls.  “I was just going from job to job trying [...]

During 2018 the Counseling staff at the North Texas Job Corps Center undertook the monumental task of taking 25 students monthly to tour college campuses.  For the majority of the students this was their first visit to a college.  The goal is to introduce students to ”college life”  and to allay some of the fears that the [...]