The Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG) program is a state-based, national non-profit organization dedicated to helping high school students of promise who have experienced challenging or traumatic life experiences achieve success through graduation.
JAG is a resiliency-building workforce program that helps students learn in-demand employability skills and provides a bridge to post-secondary education and career advancement opportunities.
Currently there are 135 JAG programs available throughout Indiana, click here for a complete listing. JAG students receive adult mentoring while in school and one year of follow-up counseling after graduation.
Indiana’s program consistently graduates approximately 95% of participants and many students choose to continue their education after high school. JAG program is funded through grants provided by the Indiana Department of Workforce Development.
|Michelle Truswell||574-772-6882||Mtruswell@gotoworkonenw.com||Jasper, Lake, LaPorte, Newton, Porter, Pulaski, and Starke|
|Jennifer Grantemail@example.com||Elkhart, Fulton, Kosciusko, Marshall, and St. Joseph|
|Rachel Bryantfirstname.lastname@example.org||Adams, Allen, Dekalb, Grant, Huntington, LaGrange, Noble, Steuben, Wabash, Wells, and Whitley|
|Mellisa Leamingemail@example.com||Carroll, Cass, Clinton, Fountain, Frankfort, Howard, Miami, Montgomery, Tippecanoe, Tipton, and White|
|Sara Beth Meyersfirstname.lastname@example.org||Boone, Hamilton, Hancock, Hendricks, Johnson, Madison, Morgan, and Shelby|
|Greg Leeemail@example.com||Clay, Parke, Putnam, Sullivan, Vermillion, and Vigo|
|Jennifer Robinsonfirstname.lastname@example.org||Brown, Daviess, Greene, Lawrence, Martin, Monroe, Orange, and Owen|
|Kristal Biehleemail@example.com||Bartholomew, Dearborn, Decatur, Franklin, Jackson, Jefferson, Jennings, Ohio, Ripley, and Switzerland|
|Jennifer Tyrafirstname.lastname@example.org||Clark, Crawford, Floyd, Harrison, Scott, and Washington|
|Jody Robinsonemail@example.com||Dubois, Gibson, Knox, Perry, Pike, Posey, Spencer, Vanderburgh, and Warrick|
|Leslie Crist||Associate Chief Operating Officer Workforce Programs and JAG National State Leadfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Bart Doan||Associate Director Youth Initiativesemail@example.com|
|Laura Hannum||Marketing Coordinatorfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Brianna Morse||Director Youth Initiatives and JAG National Lead||Bmorse1@dwd.in.gov|
|Christine Shaffer||Statewide Traineremail@example.com|
|Laura Wheeler||Program Manager – Professional Development & Data Analystfirstname.lastname@example.org|