LAS VEGAS – Jobs for Nevada’s Graduates (JAG Nevada), a statewide high school dropout intervention and work readiness program, recently announced that they have hired Brandon Singleton as a regional coordinator.
In his new position, Singleton will manage and assist JAG specialists with data entry, instructional practices and supportive services to ensure students within the program progress towards graduation. JAG Nevada prepares students for life after high school, equipped with the practical skills necessary to be successful in the workplace, or to enroll in post-secondary education or the military.
Singleton has more than two years of experience in the nonprofit sector. Prior to being named regional coordinator, he held the position of specialist for JAG Nevada at Las Vegas High School. Singleton also worked with high school students in the Clark County School District beginning in 2012, holding various positions.
Singleton earned a Bachelor of Arts in Communication and a Master of Arts in Sociology simultaneously from Stanford University in 1998. Before pursuing a career in education, Singleton was an actor and vocalist, starring in the productions of The Lion King and Jersey Boys.
About JAG Nevada
JAG Nevada is a highly effective dropout intervention and work readiness program. Our mission is to ensure our students Graduate Work Ready. Through our program, high risk students graduate not only on time, but prepared for life after high school and equipped with the practical skills necessary to be successful in the workplace, or to enroll in post-secondary education or the military. Currently serving over 2,500 Nevada high school students in 43 high schools in 12 Nevada counties, JAG Nevada was launched by Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval in bipartisan partnership with the Nevada State Legislature to help increase Nevada’s high school graduation rates. For more information, please visit www.jagnv.org.
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