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Employments FOR AMERICA\'S GRADUATES. Mission. To convey an one of a kind arrangement of in-school administrations to youth with hindrances (counting 12 months of post-graduation subsequent administrations) that outcome in graduation, job and/or quest for a postsecondary instruction prompting a profitable vocation.. JAG Average: 91% Graduation.
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Mission JOBS FOR AMERICA\'S GRADUATES To convey an exceptional arrangement of in-school administrations to youth with obstructions (counting 12 months of post-graduation follow-up administrations) that outcome in graduation, work or potentially quest for a postsecondary instruction prompting to a gainful profession. JAG Average: 91% Graduation

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OVERVIEW Largest national exhibition of a school-based model for at-hazard and hindered youth prompting to a secondary school certificate (or GED), business as well as postsecondary training prompting to a profession. The JAG MODEL has been exceptionally fruitful for more than two decades in conveying dropout counteractive action , dropout recuperation and school-to-vocation move administrations to focused youth.

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SUMMARY In 2000-01, JAG served 70,000 all through school youth in more than 1,000 secondary schools and professional focuses in 28 states. JAG works through state and neighborhood subsidiaries focused on the JAG Model and surpassing JAG execution norms.

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RESULTS After two many years of serving 300,000 youngsters: A 91% general graduation/GED culmination rate. A 82% general achievement rate (members at work, in the military, or enlisted in postsecondary instruction or preparing). A 31% change in business contrasted with comparable youngsters. A normal scope of $1,300 - $1,800 per member. Full-time utilized graduates more than reimburse the cost of interest in the program in 14 months in duties paid.

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PROGRAM APPLICATIONS 30 to 60 Months 21 Months # of Months Varies Multi-Year Program Application Senior Program Application Out-of-School/Dropout Recovery Program Application

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PROGRAM COMPONENTS Youth Selection Group-Classroom-Contact Knowledge & Skills Building Barrier Reduction-Coaching Student-Led Organization Guidance & Counseling Remediation-Basic Skills GED or Graduation Employment-Quality Job Postsecondary Education Productive Career Dropout Recovery Program

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KEY PROGRAM ELEMENTS Mission driven and very much prepared staff. Exceptionally motivational, understudy drove association - JAG National Career Association 37 center to 81 employability capabilities approved by the business group Competency-based educational modules with pre-and post-tests, incorporated math and perusing aptitudes building, and exceedingly intuitive and motivational exercises

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CURRICULUM COMPETENCY CATEGORIES Career Development Job Attainment Job Survival Basic Skills Leadership & Self Development Personal Skills Life Survival Skills Work Place Skills

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KEY PROGRAM ELEMENTS Removes obstructions to scholarly, individual and profession achievement (non-appearance, GPA, demeanor) Electronic following of understudies served , administrations conveyed , and results accomplished . Responsibility! Serious manager advertising, work arrangement, and follow-up by JAG confirmed Specialists An entire 12 months of development and support for those entering the workforce as well as seeking after a postsecondary training

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NATIONAL NETWORK Alabama Arizona Arkansas California Connecticut Delaware Florida Georgia Idaho Illinois Iowa Kentucky Louisiana Maine Massachusetts Minnesota Mississippi Montana New Hampshire New Mexico Ohio Pennsylvania Rhode Island Texas Tennessee Virginia West Virginia Wisconsin NSLC Delegates 2000

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NATIONAL LEADERSHIP Governor Janet Napolitano (AZ) JAG Board Chair Senator Thomas Carper (DE) Executive Committee Chair Governor Bill Richardson (NM) Ken Smith, President, JAG Jim Koeninger, Ph.D., Executive VP, JAG

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JAG-NEW MEXICO Funding Source : Carl D. Perkins Career & Technical Education Act of 2006 Non-Profit Collaborative : New Mexico Business Roundtable Participating Sites : Mora, Zuni, Bernalillo, Taos, Rio Rancho and Clovis

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JAG-NEW MEXICO Each school utilizes a Job Specialist Each school utilizes Advisory Committee to choose understudies 187 enlisted, in 2007-08; 127 in development

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JAG-NEW MEXICO Implement the JAG National Curriculum Modules Implement an understudy drove nearby section of the Career Association Implement the National Data Management System at the school level

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JAG-NEW MEXICO Use the Career Association as an instructional apparatus Conduct manager promoting and work advancement contacts Provide guiding , training , remediation , and support to keep youth in school through graduation

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NEW MEXICO RESULTS 324 understudies 79% graduation for some of state\'s hardest-to-serve youth 92% from Class of 2007 at work, in military or in postsecondary training Low cost per member of $1,103

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JAG-NEW MEXICO 12-month follow-up graduates and non-graduates Update records consistently and trade information quarterly Participate in state & National Accreditation

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So where would I be able to hope to subsidize a JAG activity at my school? Operational Dollars – Do/can assets be re-coordinated to concentrate on this need. What association does it have on EPSS? Title I Dollars – Do you actualize an expansive Title I program at your secondary school. Contact your Title I screen at NMPED to perceive how this start can be incorporated Truancy Dollars – Does you school get truancy dollars through the School and Family Support Bureau of the NMPED? Contac your Truancy screen at NMPED to decide the likelihood of supporting the activity. Carl D. Perkins Supplemental Funding – Basic Grant equation dollars can bolster the start-up of the activity.

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Jobs for America\'s Graduates-New Mexico Ph 505-867-6046 www.jag.org and www.nmbree.org

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