Denison Job Corps–Center for Excellence
May 27th, 2011
Denison Job Corps is now a Center for Excellence. The education includes two training sectors. According to Labor Market Information, Iowa will have growing employment needs in both the health care and construction areas. Included in the Health sector, students can train to become a Certified Nursing Assistant, Certified Medical Assistant, or a Pharmacy Tech. Construction sector training will include the Carpentry, Brick, Painting, and Facility Maintenance areas. Cohort groups will work together supporting each other to become experienced and knowledgeable in specific skill sets. Academic training will support and enhance the specific skills students need in order to set themselves ahead when seeking employment. Cohorts will have extended learning days with night and weekend activities geared for personal growth. Staff is excited about the changes and challenges ahead. Students take particular pride in knowing these changes are focused for the good of their futures.