Lina Hollman is a motivational coach, speaker and instructor for the Job Corps program. Ms. Hollman has an ability to reach her students. The CTS team and BCL are working together with the class to ensure virtual job fairs are taking place, career coaches and employers are attending the class to provide advice for students. [...]

Covid-19 has brought people together to make a difference within the communities.  Kim Webster, from outreach and admissions, is demonstrating the MTC motto – “BIONIC.” She and other partners of SJ Gas gave of their time to ensure the Pleasantville Food Distribution Day went well. Residents in need received food and resource literature. Kim, was [...]

Edison Job Corps UBC Pre Apprentice students helped sheet rock Kiddie Keep Well Camp doctor’s. The Kiddie Keep Well Camp was founded in 1924 and has served thousands of Middlesex County children and their families at no charge. The dedication of the carpentry students utilized their technical skills to help the local camp. The experience [...]

On Tuesday, June 30th Carl D. Perkins Job Corps Youth to Youth (Y2Y) leadership group received a $1,500 grant from the Mountain Regional Prevention Center (MRPC) to combat the use of tobacco, alcohol and other drug use in our community. The MRPC challenged the Y2Y leadership group to use critical thinking skills, to explore strategies, [...]

Claudia Cordoba from BASF Pharmaceuticals presented to the Career Transition Readiness Class.  The Edison Job Corps BCL, Ms. Gibson invited Claudia to the class. Claudia discussed vision, mission planning, importance of structuring goals, focus on what you want to achieve, perseverance through challenges,  the importance of not accepting failure as a means of defeat, aiming [...]

Rome Training CEO, Jeff Newman presents to the Career Transition class regarding vision, motivational, and techniques to keep the students inspired and working towards the goals. Jeff encouraged the students to work together  with Job Corps staff to achieve better results. Jeff also reviewed the importance of setting SMART goals. The Career Transitional Readiness class [...]

By: Barrington Tolliver Potomac Job Corps Center academic team has been leading the way with Distance Learning by engaging students into the daily lessons with staff visiting classrooms and supporting lessons. Students have been engaging in Training Adult Basic Education courses (TABE) on center as well. The virtual Google classroom sessions are from Mon. – Fri. to [...]

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 [...]

Students are sending the staff at Wind River Job Corps BIG notes of thanks, after nearly every current (off-campus and on-campus) attendee received their lovingly assembled Care Package. It’s really the thought that counts! And WRJC sent LOTS of well wishes. Each package contained snack items – the things we all know they like best [...]

RIVERTON, WY – Instead of telling someone what they “should” have done when they feel down, let them know how much you admire their ability to push forward. Encourage others to envision and pursue goals. Instead of commiserating about a crummy day, help friends visualize a better tomorrow. These are the words of Encouragement, High [...]