Southwest Kansas students who qualified to compete at NSLA, and the category, are: Natalie Radke, Garden City, second place in employability, Blair Holliday & Alexas Amos, Holcomb, first place in project-based learning.Read More
Brad Lingafelter of Haviland, regional director of Jobs for America’s Graduates-Kansas (JAG-K) programs, was recently selected to participate in the organization’s National Training Academy.Read More
Jennifer Hopkins, a career specialist for Jobs for America’s Graduates-Kansas (JAG-K) at Great Bend High School, was recently selected to participate in the organization’s National Training Academy (NTA).Read More
(TOPEKA) — When schools closed their doors in mid-March due to the COVID-19 virus, they scrambled to continue operations. They would need to teach and support students by every means possible in lieu of holding regular school sessions. Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG-K), a multi-year, in-school program for students in grades 7-12, was positioned to…Read More
(HAYS) — In just its second year, the Jobs for America’s Graduates-Kansas (JAG-K) program at Hays High School (HHS) is making a big impression in the Hays community. JAG-K specialist Johnny Matlock was recently recognized by the Hays Chamber of Commerce as the community’s citizen of the year, in large part for his work at…Read More
TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) — A local educational program received accolades for creating pathways to success Tuesday morning.
Gov. Laura Kelly and Chuck Knapp, the president of “Kansas Jobs for America’s Graduates,” or JAG-K, were presented the JAG 5-of-5 award.
The award is given to JAG programs that exceed performance based on helping students successfully transition into post-secondary school, the military, or directly into the workforce.Read More