YES Workshops Making a Difference

Since 2006, over 5,500 high school students have completed the in-school version of the Your Employability Skills (YES) Northeast Certificate Program. It should come as no surprise that most people are aware that YES is offered to high school students, but what many...

Penn State Hazleton Offers First YES Tour – Press Release

Front Row: Leticia Valerio, Taylor Dillon, Vaneliza Mejia, Jonyshin Matos, Nathan Pliska, Arlenis Ferreras, Endrianna Rodriguez, Josephie Dotel, Paige Minnick. Back Row: Jocelyn Shaffer, Deb Dougherty, Michelle Chyko – Y.E.S. Instructor, and Cynthia Caleron Penn State...

PPL Supports YES Northeast Certificate Program

Employers say today’s job applicants often lack some basic skills. But a regional program run by the Northeast PA Manufacturers & Employers Council (MAEC) is closing that gap, with support from PPL. PPL recently made a $10,000 contribution to the YES Northeast...

Penn State Awards $96k in Scholarships to YES Students

$96,000. That’s how much money Penn State University has committed to YES Program graduates that attend their Hazleton and Schuylkill campuses. This one-time $1,000 offer is available to any student that has earned a YES certificate and is considered a full-time...

290 Students Earn YES Certification

The 2015-’16 YES program year came to an end in style with 13 districts sending their best dressed graduates to St. Nicholas Hall in Minersville. This year a total of 290 students were awarded the YES certificate, with 60 of those students achieving perfect...

PPL Supports YES Northeast Certificate Program

PPL recently made a $10,000 contribution to the YES (Your Employability Skills) Northeast Certificate Program. YES, which is administered by the Northeast PA Manufacturers & Employers Council (MAEC), is a 120-hour, 1-credit, year-round elective course that...