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WWW.Jobsforcincinnatigraduates.Org ■ Trish Meridy ~ JCG Career Specciialist ■ 2012 ~ 2013

Kyle Jones Chapter President

Shacoya Whitehead Vice President of Leadership Development

N o rt h C o lle g e H ill H ig h S c h o o l

JOBS FOR CINCINNATI GRADUATES

North College Hill High School’s Chapter of the 2 0 1 2 – 2 0 1 3 O h io Career Association Leadership Team

THE SEMESTER ~ IN ~ REVIEW The objective of the JAG Model program is to provide IN THIS EDITION participants with classro classroom & work-based based learning experiences that result in a quality job, and lead to the career path of choice upon after graduation. The JAG  2012/2013 National Curriculum equips participants with 85 1st Semester Review Employability Competencies to prepare for success in the workplace. The following lists the 37 Core Competencies (A-F) F) that students will be required to master in their senior year. Finally, the remaining 45  Ohio Career Association 2012/2013 Plan of Work Non-Core Competencies (G-I) I) also covered in the JCG program are explained, as well, as they pertain to work & life skil skills. Students are introduced to the JAG curriculum, including the  Guest Speakers development of academic schedules, election of Professional Career Association Chapter officers, fund raising events & community service  JCG Class of 2012/2013 projects. Students participate in Leadership Develop Development ment Civic Student Roster Awareness, Career Preparation, Social Awareness, & Service learning while developing skills to prepare for post secondary education, & career pursuits. Below is a brief overview of the classroom curriculum  Field Trips subject matter, as it pertains to empl employability oyability skills and the coordinating learning activities in which we engaged.

JAG (37) CORE COMPETENCIES A:

CAREER DEVELOPMENT:  Development of an individual's aptitudes, abilities, interests, goals & desired lifestyles

B:

JOB ATTAINMENT:  Job search skills important to job developmen development and placement

C:

JOB SURVIVAL:  Realistic survival skills for success in dealing with the day day-to-day work environment

Ebony Weathington Vice President of Communications

Rebecca Kauffman Vice President of Career Preparation

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Tourey Spalding Vice President of Social Affairs

Sarrita Rizal Vice President of Service Learning

BASIC SKILLS:  Skills critical to success on the job and in everyday life, including basic math calculations, and cre creating and comprehending written & verbal communications

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LEADERSSH HIP & SELF-DEVELOPMENT:  Function effectively in team & group projects and activities on the job or an organization

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PERSONAL SKILLS DEVELOPMENT:  Demonstrates the ability to assume responsibility for one’s actions & decisions, & how these personal decisions affect future employment potential & life satisfaction

JAG CAREER COMPETENCIES

Kamyla Lowe Vice President of Civic Affairs

G: H: I:

LIFE SURVIVAL SKILLS WORK PLACE COMPETENCIES ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT

CAREER – RELATED TOPICS Where Have You Been & Where Are You Going?  Goal Setting – Self Management  Internet Personality Assessments  Identify Personal Values/Skills  Decision Making Skills  Cost of Living–Vs. Vs.–Living Wages Education and Training Overview  Vocational Training vs. College: Col Research 4-year, 2-year year & Career Colleges & Vocational Program

 College/Financial Aid Vocabulary  Research/Apply for Scholarships  FINAID/FAFSA/FASTWEB Career Exploration Overview  Career Research  Career Vocabulary  Career Related Speakers  Famous Person in YOUR Career  SR. Memory Book Autobiography project How To Get, Keep and Excel In A Job  Business Letters: Cover Letter, Thank          

You Letter; Letter of Resignation Career Gear: Dress for Success Create a Professional Resume Employment Application Skills Telephone lephone Interview Techniques Interviewing Skills Activities How to Research a Business Cultural Proficiency Employer Expectations Professional Etiquette Financial Savvy

Jobs for Cincinnati Graduates, a non-profit organization, was created in 1982 by Cincinnati’s business community. JCG’s Vision: To lead every student to graduation, a successful career, and life-long learning.


ADDITIONAL CLASSROOM SPEAKERS 1ST SEMESTER SPEAKER TOPICS     

2ND SEMESTER SPEAKER TOPICS

Drug Abuse – Myths & Realities Coping with Anger Decision Making The Effects of Cannabis Tobacco Agents

Alcoholism Council of Greater Cincinnati:

LEB – Learn Exceed Become:

J EF F SHELBY

BRANDON CRISS

        

Speaker and listener styles Using the Brain for Positive Perspective Emotional Make up/Management of Triggers Conflict Management Steps for lasting, low conflict relationships P.O.W.E.R Domestic Violence Understanding Money Beliefs and Values Defining and Changing Destructive Behavior

COLLEGE SPEAKERS AND FIELD TRIPS COLLE GE FIEL D TRI PS

COLLEGES VISITING NCH FIRST SEMESTER: Berea Co llege Bo wling Gr een State Univer sity Central State U niversity Christ Hospital School of Nursing Cincinnati State Community Miami University Northern Kentucky University Ohio University Sha wnee State Univer sity University of Cincinnati Wilmington U niversity Wright State U niversity

COLLEGES VISITING NCH SECOND SEM ESTER:

BGSU

Berea College

Central State Univeerrsity

Wright State University

Lincoln College o f Technology U.S. Militar y Panel Antonelli College

Northern Kentucky University

We’re Field Trippin’!

JAG FIVE OF FIVE

CLASS OF 2012 FIVE OF FIVE MID–YEAR OUTCOME OUTCOME CALCULATION INDEX

As of 1/31/2012

PROGRAM OUTCOME GOALS The JCG model includes 12 months of followup services. Program participants receive 12 months of program services after graduation. Follow-up services include:



Continuing guidance in pursuing a postsecondary education.



Job placement assistance in an entrylevel job that leads to a career opportunity.



Positive change of status within the follow-up period.

Program outcome goals include:

(90%) Graduation (80%) Positive Outcomes (60%) Employment (60%) Full-Time Employment (80%) Full-Time Placement

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Graduation Rate

Standard Deviation

95.65%

90%

5.65%

Total Civilian Placements & 36.36% Military Service

60%

-23.64%

Positive Outcomes

81.82%

60%

1.82%

Full-Time Time Placements

87.5%

80%

7.50%

Full-Time Time Job Placem ements

87.5%

60%

27.50%


Jobs for Cincinnati Graduates & Jobs for America’s Graduates PARTICIPATING SCHOOLS 2012 2-2013     

Aiken Colle College & Career High School Finneytown High School North College Hill High School Oyler High School Purcell Marian High School

    

Robert A. Taft Information Technology H.S. H Western Hills University High School Winton Woods High School Withrow University High Hig School Woodward Career Technical High School

JCG ‘ROUND TOWN 100 BEST COMMUNITIES For the third time in as many years years, America’s Promise Alliance has named Cincinnati one of its 100 Best Communities for Young People. Cincinnati’s initiatives to support local youth have earned this community continual praise,, this in part by services offered though JCG,, such as dropout recovery and workforce readiness training. THREE DECADES OF JAG GRADUATES Nearly 750,000 young people have been served by a JAG G Model Program across the country. The vast majority of JAG graduates have similar backgrounds and experiences to those shared in this 30th Anniversary Annual Report.

FAMILIAR FACES IN JAG PLACES Ann M. Brinkley, a 1987 graduate of Jobs for Cincinnati ti Graduates, attributes the foundation of her success to the JAG program. Jobs for Cincinnati Graduates provided Ann with information she needed to be successful. She was given instruction on how to dress for success, apply for a job, how to complete an application pplication correctly, how to interview for a job, and how to keep the job once obtained. JCG helped Ann get over her fear of public speaking and increased her confidence. She attributes the foundation of her success to JCG! Ann is the Principal of North College llege Hill Junior-Senior Junior High School in Cincinnati (OH).. Ask to see her JCG Competitive Events Trophy!! Trophy

J C G O N T H E H IL L 2012 – 20 13 C H A P TE R M EM B ER S Khaira Able Destiny Allen Jaymere Bankhead Dante Barker Deandre Booker Tevin Brown Ryan Brown Aricqa Byndon Emir Carter Marquea Colbert Na'aman Coleman Jonte Dejanette Jerry Ector Sergio Fain Deantrei Goodwin

Jessica Harper Michael Harris Terrill Johnson Kyle Jones Quincy Jones Jana Kante Rebecca Kauffman Devaughn Kennedy Ericka Lewis Kamyla Lowe Keniya Lowe Jessica Martin Kira Mathews April McDonald

Dominique Mc McKnight Dionte' Overstreet Vincent Phillips Sudarshan Phuyal Halle Redmon Marquis Rhodes Sarita Rizal Andrew Roberts Dae J'awn Smith Raymond Smith Tourey Spalding Dionna Torbert Ebony Weathington Shacoya Whitehead

2012 Installation & IIn nitiation Ceremony The North College High School Chapter of the Ohio Career Association was initiated, and its Officers installed on Tuesday, November 13, 2012, in the High School’s Performing Arts Center. The Class of 2012/2013 Installation and initiation Theme was” “Every Great Dream Begins With A Dreamer” Our Keynote Speaker was Branden Criss, CEO of Learn, Exceed Become (LEB). Leta White, JCG In-School Program Manager and Ann Brinkley, NCH Administrator delivered an inspirational messages, encouraging students to make the most of their junior ior and senior year through JCG’s many resources. Ms. Ebony Weathington favored us with a Musical Selection.

JAG Ohio Career Association: North College Hill High School Chapter The Career Association is an in in-school student-led led group that enhances the learning of basic skills: reading, communicating through its curriculum surrounding public speaking, writing, writin & math. The Career Association allows members to practice teamwork, planning, leadership skills, & responsibility. 1. The Career Association is a student student-led organization. 2. The Career Association develops the total person – as a leader and a follower. 3. Thee Career Association provides opportunities for personal and career development. 4. The Career Association nurtures a competitive spirit through participation in the Competitive Events Program. The Career Association actively involves members in school, comm community, unity, state, and national activities, whereby providing members with the opportunity to travel, meet new people, and share ideas. The structure provides students with a feeling of belonging & membership to a positive posi “club,” keeping them engaged in schooll & moving in a positive direction. The five goals of the Career Association are: Leadership Development, Career Preparation, Social Affairs, Service Learning, and Civic Affairs


JCG at NCH Stats and Stuff!

Pvt. Micah Massey US Armed Forces

Two of greater Cincinnati's leadi leading youth support organizations, Jobs For Cincinnati Graduates and Cincinnati Youth Collaborative have merged in order to better serve the youth with whom they work. The merger became effective July 1, 2012, will allow the non-profit profit group to expand their sservices, offering support to another 1500 students.

Brandon James

J C G @ NC H W E B SI T E Check us out: http://meridy.wix.com/jcg-nch

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