Organization to receive initial investment of $200,000 to help encourage students to pursue STEM-related careers LAS VEGAS — Jobs for Nevada’s Graduates (JAG Nevada), a nonprofit agency that partners with public education and private agencies to develop high school students into the talent employers want to hire using education and skills training, is proud to announce it … [Read more...] about JAG Nevada Among First Recipients of Tesla’s Nevada K-12 Education Investment Fund
René Cantú Jr.
LAS VEGAS – Job’s for Nevada’s Graduates (JAG Nevada), a statewide high school dropout intervention and work readiness program, was recently selected as a recipient of the Clark County School District’s (CCSD) Excellence in Education Hall of Fame award. The CCSD Excellence in Education Hall of Fame award has a rich legacy of nearly 30 years, and recognizes individuals, … [Read more...] about JAG Nevada Receives CCSD Excellence in Education Hall of Fame Award
Executive Director Jobs for Nevada’s Graduates (JAG Nevada) (3 years in NV) Type of Business: Non Profit | Hails from: Laredo, Texas | 3 years with company in Nevada | Based in: Las Vegas How did you first get into your profession? During an internship with The College Board, I became interested in connecting high school students, especially those who face the most … [Read more...] about Movers & Shakers: René Cantú Jr. Ph.D.
“If I am happy when I wake up in the morning, I know I had a successful day yesterday. If I continue ending each day happy, I know I chose the right career.” Scott Donaghe | Senior Associate, Avison Young “In the non-profit world, success is measured by the number of lives we are changing. When we know we have helped to improve the graduation rates for the schools we work … [Read more...] about How Do You Measure Success?