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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21 Oct 2016
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In 2015 the Job Corps community lost a longtime champion and advocate, Ray Bramucci. A NJCA Board member, retired Assistant Secretary of the Employment and Training Administration, Ray deeply cared for the underserved youth served by Job Corps. He was a consistent visitor of the Edison Job Corps Center…

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06 Oct 2016
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Earlier today, the Friends of Job Corps Congressional Caucus endorsed the NJCA’s Job Corps Vision Paper.  “On behalf of bipartisan Friends of Job Corps Congressional Caucus, we strongly endorse the National Job Corps Association’s (NJCA) vision for improving and enhancing Job Corps services to further connect underserved youth to…

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26 Sep 2016

Please click here to download the Forest Service Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center Wildland Fire Program 2015 Annual Report.

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07 Jul 2016
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Earlier today, the House Appropriations Committee marked-up the fiscal year (FY) 2017 Labor, Health and Human Services (L-HHS) funding bill. The bill provides $1.7 billion for Job Corps, an increase of $11.2 million over the FY 2016 enacted level and $54 million below the President’s budget request. The bill…

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01 Jul 2016

Washington, D.C. – The National Job Corps Association (NJCA) announced today the election of John S. Sparkman as the new Chair of their Board of Directors. Sparkman replaces outgoing Chair Richard Schubert. A member of the NJCA Board since 2013, Sparkman previously chaired the Association’s Governance Committee. “I’ve talked…

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08 Feb 2016

The U.S. Department of Education is accepting applications for its Talent Search Program.  The program is designed to identify qualified individuals from at-risk backgrounds with potential for education at the postsecondary level and encourage them to complete secondary school and undertake postsecondary education.  Talent Search projects publicize the availability of,…

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