TRAVERSE CITY — Students in the Jobs for Michigan’s Graduates (JMG) program coordinated by Northwest Michigan Works! attended the Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG) National Leadership Conference November 15 –18 in Washington D.C. The event attracted over 600 students from around the country. While they were in Washington, the students were able to network and engage with JAG students from other states, attend leadership development sessions, and tour national landmarks.
MANISTEE — The realization that college might not be the best path for every student is something that educators and legislators are agreeing upon more these days. Vocational education programs and apprenticeship ones are now being looked at as ways to help some high school students start down a road to a good paying job and career.
160 Job’s for Michigan’s Graduates youth attended Student Leadership Day 2018, hosted by the Michigan National Guard at the Fort Custer Training Center. The youth engaged in a leadership workshop and attempted to overcome obstacles as a team on the Leadership Reaction Course. The course consisted on four military grade obstacles, for more photos check out this link.