I teach 7th & 8th graders in a non-profit program called JAG (“Jobs for America’s Graduates”). JAG students learn social/emotional, organizational & study skills, as well as communication skills, health and wellness, and conflict resolution. We focus on the skills and dispositions helpful for success in school and careers. We use a student-centered approach that helps to develop leadership skills and good citizenship.
Our funding has run out & we have been entered into a grant contest from the Clorox company. The programs that receive the most votes will get funding.
There are two ways to vote: Visit the site by clicking on this picture, or text 2016pbf to 95248. Will texting work from outside the United States? I don’t know – let me know. The great news is that you can vote once per day until December 19, 2012. Please do!
Advantage to texting: You don’t have to register in order to vote.
Advantage to following this link & voting online: You don’t have to text.
This is really a terrific program. It encourages middle school students to stay connected to school, and helps them transition to high school. We include a follow-up program to support students in high school. Please help us to keep our commitment to these kids by voting for our program and encouraging others to do the same.
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