YES Future Plans Survey Results

At the end of the 2016-17 school-year, YES students were given a survey that asked them about their immediate future plans. We had 236 respondents from 10 different school districts. Students were asked to indicate their future plans and check all that apply to them...

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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...

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Council Assists in Bringing Mobile Ag Lab to Local Schools

The Council and the Luzerne Schuylkill Workforce Investment Board (L/S WIB) recently teamed up to bring the Mobile Agriculture Education Science Lab, which was made possible by a grant from the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Northeast Pennsylvania, to North...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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