JAG_PPT - Michigan Works! Annual Conference

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JAG Michigan: Dropout Prevention and Recovery
A Special Briefing for Michigan Works!
JAG National Video
A bit of background: JAG National
• Jobs for America’s Graduates “JAG” is a school-to-work
model for at-risk and disadvantaged young people across the
U.S.
• Incepted in 1980 – serving its 1,000,000th student this year
• In 2012 – 2013:
• 31 states
• 895 local programs
• 44,044 participants served
A bit of background: JAG National
• JAG National has an impressive board, including:
Governor Jack Markell, Delaware (chairman)
Governor Steve Bullock, Montana
(vice chairman)
Governor Mike Pence, Indiana (vice chairman)
Governor Brian Sandoval (vice chairman)
JAG National Network
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Delivering on: Graduation • Jobs • College Attainment
JAG National Results (2013):
• 91% graduation rate in the nearly 1,000 classrooms
where JAG operates, from the most rural to the most urban.
• Doubling the rate of employment for poor and
disadvantaged youth and tripling the rate of full-time
employment compared to their counterparts.
• Doubling the rate of enrollments in higher education for
this population, almost entirely first-generation college
students.
A bit of background: JAG Michigan
• Kinexus formed a franchise relationship with the National
organization to offer JAG across Michigan
• JAG Michigan started in 2008 in Benton Harbor
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Benton Harbor 71.43%
High School
81.89%
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76.92%
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87.2%
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*No JAG
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34 – Yes
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• 64.8% of BH JAG alumni are either in postsecondary education or employed (2013)
JAG Michigan Affiliates
JAG Michigan – Model
• Instruction: JAG Specialists deployed in
traditional schools, alternative schools or
out of school programs
• Adult Mentoring, Advisement & Support:
Attention to students to overcome barriers
• JAG National Curriculum: 37 to 86
Employability Competencies
• JAG Career Association/Student-Led
Leadership Development: Develop,
practice, and refine employability,
leadership, and team building skills
JAG Michigan – Model
•Summer Employment Training: Job placement during
summer months as well as service-learning/communitybased projects
• Job and Postsecondary Education Placement Services
• Goals: Graduation, Employment, and Higher Education
JAG Michigan – Model Program Applications
Multi-Year Program. Dropout prevention program serving
students (9th to 12th grade) who display significant barriers to
graduation or transitioning into post-secondary education or
the labor market, including 12 months of post-graduation
follow-up services.
Senior Program. School-to-work transition system for high
school seniors most at risk of not completing high school or
successfully transitioning into post-secondary education or the
labor market, including 12 months of post-graduation followup services.
JAG Michigan – Model Program Applications
Alternative Education. Late-stage dropout prevention
program serving students (9th to 12th grade) unable to
succeed in traditional high school.
Out-of-School Program. Dropout recovery program serving
youth (16-24 years) who left the traditional school system and
want to complete requirements for a diploma or GED. JAG
also assists them in securing a quality job leading to a career
and/or enrollment in a post-secondary education program.
Early College Success Program. A collegiate-based
dropout prevention program helping at-risk students in the
10th-12th grades successfully complete their first year of
college and ensure graduation with a degree, certificate,
diploma, or transfer to another college.
JAG Michigan – Return to School Rate
Out of 282 Michigan participants who were eligible to
return to school in September 2013:
• 182 enrolled in same high school (64.5%)
• 50 enrolled in a different high school in the same district
(17.7%)
• 36 enrolled in a different high school in a different district
(12.7%)
• 3 did not return to high school, enrolled in
GED program (1.06%)
•11 no response
JAG Michigan - Results
Statewide outcomes for the 2012-2013 school year
•95% graduation rate (goal 90%)
•76% experienced a positive outcome (goal 80%)
•40% were employed in a job in the public or private sector
(goal 60%)
•35% were employed in a full-time job (goal 60%)
•75% were in a full-time placement (goal 80%)
•41% were enrolled in post-secondary
education
JAG National Corporate Supporters
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JAG Michigan Funding
• Received $1,010,000 JAG expansion grant from the State of
Michigan’s Workforce Development Agency for 2014-2015.
• Received $1,250,000 commitment for the City of Detroit over
three period to establish JAG programming in DPS.
• Funding through Altria Foundation, Bosch, Coast 98.3, and
United Way of Southwest Michigan.
• Pending requests into Charles Stewart Mott Foundation,
AT&T Foundation, and Ford Foundation.
• Working towards legislative appropriation for JAG Michigan.
How does WIOA affect JAG Michigan?
• The recent WIOA legislation will have an implication on the
JAG Michigan program.
• Specifically, the legislation requires that 75% of WIOA
dollars be spent on Out of School Youth.
• Remember JAG Michigan is a dropout prevention AND
recovery program… it includes Out of School Youth
• JAG Michigan’s Out of
School Youth Model can
provide structure to an
unstructured program
JAG Michigan Out of School Youth
1. Recruitment and Selection
2. GED Preparation/High School Completion
3. WorkKeys Assessments
4. Basic Skills Testing (TABE) and Remediation
5. JAG Competencies instruction
6. Advisement and Support
7. Employer Marketing, Job Development and Placement
Services
8. Professional Association
9. Follow-up Services (12-months Post Program Completion)
10. Accountability Metrics
Launching a JAG Michigan Program
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If you are interested in launching a JAG Michigan program,
we are interested in having you!
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Investing Stakeholders:
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Schedule initial conference call with your team (inclusive
of Executive Director)
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Meet with other relevant stakeholders – contractors, EAG
members, board members and generate buy-in
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Approach school administration or program providers to
assess interest in program OR consider developing an
Out of School program
November – May is the perfect time to develop a program in
preparation for Fall 2015 launch
Kristin Harrington, Director
www.jag.org | 269-208-1596 | [email protected]

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