JAG Nebraska Programs

 Laying the foundation for future opportunities.

 

How it Works

JAG programming is conducted on-site at schools during school hours. Trained Career Specialists work with JAG students to help them master 37 skills that will set them up for success in their future careers.  

Throughout the duration of the program, students build relationships with local employers; engage in project-based learning; develop leadership, civic and social responsibility through a student-led career association; and engage in career research that will lay the foundation for job opportunities after high school graduation. 

Our Programs

Middle School 

The fastest growing JAG program, which focuses on helping 7th and 8th graders transition more successfully from middle to high school. Participants receive an array of JAG Model services to improve their academic performance, school behavior, attendance, confidence, participation and self-esteem. 

Multi-Year

A dropout prevention program serving students between 9th to 12th grade who possess significant barriers to graduation or successfully transitioning into postsecondary schooling or the labor market. The program features 12 months of post-graduation follow-up services.

Alternative Education

A dropout prevention program serving students between 9th to 12th grade who struggle to be successful in a traditional high school program and who require additional support services to overcome or cope with academic, economic, family and personal barriers. 

Senior

A school-to-work transition program for high school seniors believed to be at risk of not completing high school or successfully transitioning into postsecondary schooling or the labor market because of academic, economic, family and personal barriers. The program features 12 months of post-graduation follow-up services.

Out-of-School

A dropout recovery program serving youth (16-24 years) who left the traditional school system and want to complete requirements for a high school diploma or attain a GED. The program assists participants secure a quality job, develop a career path and/or enroll in a postsecondary education and training program.

Early College Success

 

A collegiate dropout prevention program to help at-risk students successfully complete their first year of college and ensure graduation with a degree, certificate, diploma or transfer to another college. 

 

The JAG Advantage

The JAG Model incorporates three key components proven to ensure students’ development and success: employer engagement, trauma informed care and project based learning.

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