t Jobs for America’s Graduates-Kansas (JAG-K) was represented by 16 students at the JAG National Student Leadership Academy (NSLA) in Washington, D.C., including Great Bend High School student Austin Moore.  The students competed in skills competitions, attended leadership workshops and had the opportunity to tour familiar monuments and museums in the nation’s capital.    The students who attended NSLA earned the all-expense…

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45 national qualifying Iowa JAG, JAG-Kansas, and JAG Missouri students will come together for first-of-its-kind event on June 18 in Kansas City, Missouri KANSAS CITY— In a first-of-its-kind event, three Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG) State Affiliates are partnering to hold a Midwest Regional Career Development Conference, which will be organized similar to the State…

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14 students qualify for National Student Leadership Academy in Washington, D.C. TOPEKA (April 25, 2019) – Jobs for America’s Graduates – Kansas (JAG-K) hosted more than 200 JAG-K students from across Kansas at its annual State Career Development Conference (CDC) in Salina on April 17, 2019. The students, who qualified at eight regional events, competed…

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Over 80 middle school students compete against each other in career-focused events TOPEKA (April 23, 2019) — Jobs for America’s Graduates – Kansas (JAG-K) hosted more than 80 JAG-K middle school students from across Kansas at its annual State Career Development Conference (CDC) in Salina on April 18. The students competed in varying categories that showcase…

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TOPEKA (February 8, 2019) – Students representing Jobs for America’s Graduates – Kansas (JAG-K) programs from Augusta and Holcomb traveled to Topeka on February 7 to visit the Kansas Statehouse as part of the annual “JAG-K Day at the Capitol.” Due to weather and safety concerns, many of the 230 anticipated students were unable to…

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TOPEKA – Allen Roberts, a senior in the Pratt High School Jobs for America’s Graduates-Kansas (JAG-K) program, was confident he had done well in the math skills competition at the Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG) National Student Leadership Academy (NSLA) in Washington, D.C. It was his second year to compete at the national level, and…

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Competitions showcase students’ competencies in interviewing, job preparedness, teamwork, communications, and leadership. WICHITA (March 16, 2018) – The Career Development Conference (CDC) is a one-day event that allows students the opportunity to showcase the skills they are learning in the JAG-K classroom. CDC events include Public Speaking, Employability Skills, Math Skills, Project Based Learning, Mapping…

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Competitions showcase students’ competencies in interviewing, job preparedness, teamwork, communications, and leadership. CONCORDIA, KS. (March 16, 2018) – The Career Development Conference (CDC) is a one-day event that allows students the opportunity to showcase the skills they are learning in the JAG-K classroom. CDC events include Public Speaking, Employability Skills, Math Skills, Project Based Learning,…

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