Gary Job Corps Participates In ‘Read Across America’ At Travis Elementary

Gary Job Corps Participates In ‘Read Across America’ At Travis Elementary
Photo Credit To Gary Job Corps | Readers are from Gary Job Corps Student Government Association, Michelle Barboza-Briones, Reyna Vela, Flor Plancarte, Gabriel Kirk, Jessica Rivera, Caleb Burrell, Kristal Giron-Rodriguez, Ashley Casancia, Zachery Spivey, Luis Corpus, Adam Adame, Maylie Gilbert, from Texas State University students, Aerial Alva, Kathy Fite, Lauren Castor, Kierra Rocio, Caitlyn Windwehen, Hailee Shook, Clint Smith, Nathaniel Parker,  from Travis Elementary, Diana Tagle-Guerrero, Emily Valdez, Scott Masini, San Marcos Police Chief Chase Stapp, former San Marcos Mayor Daniel Guerrero, SMCISD Christina Chonka, and Gary staff members Patricia Beauregard, and Randolph Goodman.

Job Corps is a no-cost education and career technical training program administered by the U.S. Department of Labor that helps young people ages 16 to 24 improve the quality of their lives through career technical and academic training.

The Job Corps program is authorized by Title I-C of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014 (supersedes WIA 1998). For more information about the Job Corps program at a national level, please visit their Official Public Web Site.

“Read Across America” at Travis Elementary

Launched in 1998 by NEA (National Education Association), “Read Across America” is the nation’s largest celebration of reading, focusing coast-to-coast attention on the importance and joys of reading. 

For over 10 years the students from the Gary Job Corps Center have participated with “Read Across America” by reading in the local elementary schools.

Pictured reading to 4th Grade students, Travis staff, Joe Salinas, Angie Coleman, Cheryl Antu (Educator of the Year), Diana Tagle-Guerrero, Gary students Gabriel Kirt, Luis Corpus, and staff member Patricia Beauregard.  Reading for the Youth of San Marcos.

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