G A RY J O B C O R P S C E N T E R & T E X A S S C H O O L S A Winning Partnership JOB CORPS: Residential Career Training • Ages 16-24 • Funded by the U.S. Department of Labor THE WINNING STRATEGY • Texas Senate Bill 1395, approved June 17, 2005, allowed for the establishment of a high school diploma program under the supervision of the Texas Education Agency at the Gary Job Corps center. • The A. Edward Gary High School was dedicated by Texas Commissioner Shirley Neeley on May 22, 2006 and enrollment began on August 2006. • If a high school dropout from your school enrolls in the A. Edward Gary High School you will not be assessed with a dropout penalty. • Your high school graduates can also enroll and obtain industry-recognized certifications in one of 24 career and technical education programs and enroll in college—all at no cost to the individual. CALL NOW FOR MORE INFORMATION ON ADMISSIONS SAN ANTONIO (210) 227-1152 ● SAN MARCOS (512) 396-6821/396-6966 AUSTIN (512) 203-8189/247-1385 ● BROWNSVILLE (956) 572-7293 ● MCALLEN (956) 227-9805 WE’RE PROUD CAREER TECHNICAL EDUCATION CLUSTERS • Accredited by the Southern Association We group related career FINANCE AND BUSINESS of Colleges and Schools (SACS). areas into clusters to prepare SERVICES students for multiple jobs • Career technical education leads to ● Business Technology along a career path. industry-recognized certification. ADVANCED MANUFACTURING HEALTH CARE Certifications include: A+, MOS, Certiport, ● Advanced Residential Adviser ● Digital Printer OSHA 10, and ServSafe. ● Machinist ● Health Occupations • Articulation agreement with Texas ● Human Services AUTOMOTIVE AND MACHINE State Technical College. Students can REPAIR HOMELAND SECURITY obtain from two (2) to 21 semester hours ● Auto Body/Collision ● Corrections Officer for completing their career technical ● Automobile Technician ● Security education program, depending on the HOSPITALITY CONSTRUCTION course of study. ● Culinary Arts ● Brick Masonry • Programs for students with limited ● Carpentry INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY English skills. ● Cement Masonry ● Computer Service Technician • Certified instructors and updated ● Electrical ● Network Cabling ● Facilities Maintenance equipment. TRANSPORTATION AND ● Heating and Air Conditioning • Our graduates immediately join the ● Painting LOGISTICS workforce, enroll in higher education, or ● Plastering ● Material Handler enlist in the military. ● Welding h t t p : / / w w w. g a r y j c c . o r g COLLEGE OPPORTUNITIES AT GARY JOB CORPS Students are encouraged to attend college courses while enrolled. The Gary Job Corps has partnerships with: • St. Phillips Community College • Austin Community College KEY EMPLOYERS HIRE JOB CORPS GRADUATES • Citicorp • Spherion • Coca Cola • American Red • Aamco Cross • Cisco Systems • U.S. Army • Toyota • U.S. Navy • Marriott • United Way • Randstad • Greyhound • Sears • Walgreens • Texas Army • Butler National Guard Manufacturing • Dell • CenturyTel ABOUT GARY JOB CORPS • Student population – 1900 • Self-paced training • Enrollment for up to two years (three years if attending college) • Wide variety of leadership opportunities • Wide variety of internship opportunities • Wide variety of leisure-time activities WHO IS ELIGIBLE? • Young adults ages 16-24 • U.S. citizens or legal residents • Young adults who meet income requirements • Young adults who are serious about starting a career • Young adults who need an academic and CTE Gary Job Corps Center credential 2800 Airport Hwy. 21 East • High school graduates who need a CTE credential San Marcos, TX 78667-0967 and want to enroll in college CALL NOW FOR MORE INFORMATION ON ADMISSIONS SAN ANTONIO (210) 227-1152 ● SAN MARCOS (512) 396-6821/396-6966 AUSTIN (512) 203-8189/247-1385 ● BROWNSVILLE (956) 572-7293 ● MCALLEN (956) 227-9805
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