Posts Tagged ‘Advanced Training’

Rogelio Meza was born in California but spent much of his younger life living in Mexico. Having lived in Guanajuato, Mexico and completing High School there, Rogelio could not get admitted college in the U.S due to schooling being outside of the U.S. Looking for alternatives, Rogelio was informed about Job Corps by siblings. Both [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Treasure Island Job Corps was honored to have the Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor Portia Wu on center. During her visit, Assistant Secretary Wu toured our culinary department and enjoyed a brick-oven pizza lunch on our Michelle Obama Green Acre Urban Farm. Ms. Wu spoke with culinary students about the program, their [...]

Kittrell Job Corps Center recognized Sharod Wallace during the All  Student Meeting on July 25, 2016. Mr. Norman Turner, Deputy Center Director, congratulated him and presented him with a Kittrell JCC  graduate ring. Sharod enrolled at KJCC in March 2015. He completed the Facilities Maintenance Trade with a primary certification and went on to complete [...]

The Joliet Job Corps Center’s Student Ambassadors traveled to Palos Hills, Ill.,  on July 25 to meet congressman Dan Lipinski and his staff. The Ambassadors wanted to talk to the Congressman about the Job Corps program and their studies, so they stopped by the Congressman’s Senior Fair at the Aviana Banquet Hall. Ambassador Zachary Mead-Prunty [...]

Felicitas Perez-Rodriguez transferred to TCU Advanced Training Program at the Gary Job Corps Center to begin her eight month training in Customer Service on May 17th. After completion, she will start internship at United Airlines.  She enrolled at Kittrell in July 21, 2015 and met all requirements to become a graduate. While enrolled, she obtained [...]

If you don’t know who Ebony Webb is, then you must have never set foot on the Little Rock Job Corps Center. Ebony, a constant smiling face and positive spirit, left us on March 15th to begin Advanced Training for Heavy Truck Driving at Earle C. Clements Job Corps Center in Morganfield, Kentucky. Ebony is [...]

Mark Bennett left for Excelsior Springs, Missouri for Advanced Training on March 8.  He began the Advanced Transportation program through TCU/IAM. Mark has been waiting for his transfer date for quite some time, and he is definitely ready to begin the next chapter in his life. Anyone who has truly interacted with Mark on a one-on-one level, [...]

Originally from Cotton Plant, AR, Rachel Green came to Little Rock Job Corps Center and chose to complete the Security Trade, where she earned her Certified Protection Officer certification. Rachel got her high school diploma from Augusta High School in Augusta, AR before arriving at Job Corps. Rachel quickly found her place on center, serving [...]