Jobs for America’s Graduates-Kansas (JAG-K) is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization that partners with students facing multiple barriers to success. A trained JAG Career Specialist provides individual and group instruction to 35-45 students in the classroom using the competency-based JAG National Curriculum. The curriculum emphasizes graduating from high school and preparing students for post-secondary education or entering the workforce directly.
The JAG-K classroom is a Career Association with opportunities for leadership, community service, career exploration, and on-site job shadow experiences. The unique 12-month follow up program allows the Specialist to continue providing support and encouragement to the student for the first year after graduation.
There are 68 JAG-K programs located in 31 different school districts across Kansas during the 2017-18 school year. JAG-K is a state affiliate of the national JAG program that operates in 33 states and territories. Anyone interested in more information about JAG-K may visit the website at www.jagkansas.org or contact Melissa Gates at email@example.com