08 Aug 2018

The NJCA recently developed a Job Corps alumni Facebook page for graduates of the program to connect and share their stories.  We encourage all Job Corps staff, stakeholders and supporters to share the page with current students and graduates.  We are asking alumni and graduates to like, follow and…

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08 Aug 2018

In June, the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a final report on safety and security incidents in Job Corps. This report was requested by Chairwoman Virginia Foxx of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce and its preliminary findings were discussed during the Committee’s hearing on safety…

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08 Aug 2018

In the last month, the NJCA has held multiple meetings with leadership at the U.S. Department of Labor. These include meetings with Deputy Secretary of Labor Patrick Pizzella, two meetings with Deputy Assistant Secretary (DAS) of Labor for Employment and Training Rosemary Lahasky, two meetings with Job Corps Advisor…

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18 Jun 2018

In March 2018, Mathematica Policy Research published an ‘external review’ of Job Corps. The report, commissioned by the U.S. Department of Labor, consists of a scan of evidence regarding what services and strategies have been effective for Job Corps. Among the questions and potential solutions explored in the report…

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18 Jun 2018

In May 2018, the President’s Task Force on Apprenticeship Expansion published its final report and recommendations to the President. The task force, chaired by Secretary Acosta, acknowledged that “apprenticeships have gained prominence as a proven training model for workers, yet they have not necessarily been an “easy sell” for…

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05 Jul 2017

The National Job Corps Association (NJCA) Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Greg C. Roberts as Executive Director, effective July 17. Prior to joining NJCA, Mr. Roberts served in a number of distinguished positions of leadership, including President of the Muhammad Ali Center in Louisville,…

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08 Mar 2017

To view the press release, click here. To view the testimony, click here.

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08 Mar 2017
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“We’ve learned over time that small and large businesses across the nation trust their Job Corps centers and Job Corps graduates to meet their talent needs as evidence by that fact that over 100 local chambers of commerce, from Oklahoma to Connecticut and Florida to Alaska, have signed letters…

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03 Mar 2017
02 Dec 2016

Job Corps’ largest educational provider discussed how students can earn postsecondary credit SCRANTON, PA (December 1, 2016) — Penn Foster, a leading skills solutions organization focused on providing competencies, credentials, career pathways and employment matching for today’s evolving workforce, announced its participation in the National Job Corps Association (NJCA)…

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