Archive for the ‘Policymakers’ Category

US Congressman Fred Keller, who represents Red Rock Job Center, created a video congratulating Red Rock graduates, with additional words of encouragement for current students who continue to obtain their education through distance learning due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The video was created to commemorate National Job Corps Commencement Day scheduled in August. However, the [...]

Silverio Martinez, who completed the Patient Care Technician (PCT) career technical training program at North Texas Job Corps in February 2020 is now employed at CSL Plasma in Dallas, TX as a phlebotomist.  Martinez earned certifications in phlebotomy, and as an EKG Technician and Patient Care Technician.  He is currently makine an annual salary of [...]

James David Jackson, a 2018 healthcare graduate of Charleston Job Corps, is now working as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) on a neuroscience medical-surgical unit at the Charleston Area Medication Center. Jackson completed the Practical Nursing program at the Garnet Career Center in Charleston after completing his training at Charleston Job Corps as part of [...]

William Martin graduated from the North Texas Job Corps on March 18, 2020, was hired by the Rock Solid Masonry Co. in Louisville, KY making $15 per hour.  Martin is in the Bricklayers and Allied Craft Workers Local 4 – Indiana and Kentucky Bricklaying apprenticeship program.  William is on track to become a journeyman bricklayer.  [...]

For many Wind River Job Corps students, who are currently distance learning from home, the demonstrations around the nation are creating an emotional response. But the range of responses are broad – from enthusiastic energy hope for change, to fear and hurt watching videos of violence. Our mental health support staff in their outreach efforts, [...]

May 9th, 2020

NORTH TEXAS JOB CORPS SALUTES MDICAL PROGRAMS COVID-19 has taught us many things, but perhaps foremost it has taught us the importance of the dedicated individuals in the medical professions.  North Texas Job Corps salutes the three medical training programs taught at the center–Certified Nursing Assistant, Patient Care Technician and Clinical Medical Assistant-and their instructors [...]

As a donor to Wind River Job Corps Jackets for Jobs business attire drive, Senator Enzi’s representative Jennifer Fernadez dropped by the center today. The Senator donated a jacket as well as a full suit. Tucked in the inside pocket of each is a personal letter from the Senator.   The letter states” The toughest thing [...]

Red Rock Job Corps Center Office Administration graduate and Human Service Worker advanced training student, Nancy Apenouvon worked with staff at the district office of US Congressman Fred Keller on Wednesday, February 12. She shadowed District Director Ann Kaufman, and Legislative Aides Jacque Bell and Matt Hutchinson. She enjoyed the experience, especially learning about health [...]

Wind River Job Corps students in Riverton had the opportunity to show their appreciation to Senator John Barrasso today (Tuesday) at the President’s week meeting of the local Rotary Club. Nationally recognized birthdays of Presidents Washington and Lincoln were honored at the meeting. As the keynote speaker for the meeting, held at Central Wyoming College’s [...]

What better day to express our thanks to our members of Congress, local elected officials, municipalities, WBL employers, community influencers and CRC council members than on Valentines Day with a personalized poster. At the regular Friday student business meeting, we took a photo of all students and staff holding large letters that spelled out Thank [...]