Southwest Indiana Workforce Board’s Jobs for America’s Graduates Career Development Conference

Evansville, IN – Nine high schools took part in Southwest Indiana Workforce Board’s Region 11 Career Development Conference on Friday, February 2nd. All the students involved are part of the Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG) program and competed in thirteen different categories, either as a class or individually. The contests were evaluated by local business representatives and community leaders, with winners from the local contests moving on to the State competition.

The JAG program provides young adults with the services needed to secure a high school diploma or equivalent, a quality entry-level job, or post-secondary education that leads to career advancement. It is a state-based, national non-profit organization within the Indiana Department of Workforce Development (DWD). In DWD’s Region 11, the program is administered within the WorkOne system and directed by the region’s Workforce Development Board, Southwest Indiana Workforce Board.

View full press release here.

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