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American Job Center, Jefferson County

Meet Juan

Workforce Challenge

Juan is a self-referred customer who wanted to obtain his GED. He dropped out of high school. As a result, he became depressed and unmotivated to work on education or employment goals.

Workforce Solution

Juan applied for the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act and was provided with onsite tutoring toward his GED. WIOA supported the expense of GED practice and official tests. He was encouraged by staff and other students to further his education.

Outcomes & Benefits

Juan met his educational goal of obtaining his GED in December 2015. He is now attending Red Rocks Community College for General Studies.

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