Jobs for Montana Graduates to Host Conference in Missoula
Jobs for Montana Graduates (JMG), a program of the Montana Department of Labor and Industry, will host its 25th annual Career Development Conference April 28-29 in Missoula. High school students and teachers from across the state will attend this year’s event. Lieutenant Governor Angela McLean and Labor Commissioner Pam Bucy will also attend, speak with students, and address the conference
Who: Students, state and local leaders
What: JMG Career Development Conference and Awards Luncheon
When: Conference begins Tuesday, April 28th at 8 am. Awards Luncheon on April 29h at 12:30
Where: University Center Building at the University of Montana, Missoula
JMG was recently recognized nationally by receiving the prestigious “5 for 5 Award” for the ninth year in a row. This award is given to programs for meeting the five performance outcomes of Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG). In school year 2012-2013, the graduation rate for students who participated in JMG was 98%. During the same year, JMG supported a network of programs offering 1,079 students the potential for future career development by focusing on staying in school and finding a career path suited to their interests and abilities.