The JAG multi-year program is a highly effective, data-driven model that raises graduation rates and prepares participants by honing their work readiness skills. JAG students graduate at higher rates than their peers and are exceptionally prepared with a tool box of workplace skills that lead to success at work, in postsecondary education and/or the military.
Jobs for Nevada’s Graduates Inc. (aka JAG Nevada) is a private Nevada nonprofit formed at the request of the Nevada Governor’s Office to serve as the home base for the Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG) program in Nevada.
Having served over 700 students in 2015, JAG Nevada is expanding to 37 schools across Nevada, and serving 1,200 youth. JAG is poised to expand to 50 schools across Nevada by 2017.
The future of Nevada depends on building an educated workforce and providing skilled workers to employers who can compete in a global marketplace.
Jobs for Nevada’s Graduates Inc. strives to graduate every student entrusted in our care from high school and set them on a path to higher education, a career or both.
JAG Nevada is a data and outcome driven organization. This information is provided to demonstrate the performance of JAG Nevada on defined outcomes and metrics.
Drawing from some of the brightest minds in the state, the Governor appointed a majority of members drawn from the private sector as well as representatives from K-12 and the public sector.
The makeup of the board includes at least 51% from the private sector and includes a geographically diverse membership that represents most regions of the state.