Senior Vice President John Pedersen Thanks Staff for Resilience

Senior Vice President of Education & Training John Pedersen takes a minute to explain how Job Corps is slowly returning to normal and how staff continue to be flexible to best serve the students in our care.

Despite the challenges we have all experienced in 2020, there is still a lot we all have to be thankful for. With a vaccine close to wide distribution, there is a lot of optimism for a better 2021.

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As many of our centers resume center operations, we are now supporting a blended learning approach to training. Some students are in the classroom, some are still at home, and some students will engage in virtual career preparation. [It’s] not an easy task, but we have amazing students and staff!

Thank you for doing your part in keeping our Job Corps community safe during this unprecedented pandemic and for keeping our students engaged, whether they are at a Job Corps center or learning from home.

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Getting our on-board strength back to full capacity will be a top priority for MTC and the Job Corps program. Retention of our new students will be critical. We will also be working with the new administration as they set some new priorities for the Job Corps program.

MTC will continue to believe in every person’s ability to learn, to work, and to succeed. We will continue to offer innovative programs that work, and our BIONIC spirit will make a difference no matter what obstacles seem to come our way.

We’ll do our best to keep you informed on what is happening at MTC and at our facilities. Please check out our employee website at or our public website at

Thanks for everything you do!