re-NTS workshops are offered on an annual
basis to state, site, and local JAG staff. The intent is to expand
the capacity of the organization by developing qualified staff for
leadership roles. Those who benefit the most from Pre-NTS workshops
- Program Managers
- Data Management
- Career Association
and Professional Association Coordinators
- National Curriculum
- State and National
- Site and National
- Specialists (Job
what participants had to say about Pre-NTS
These workshops were offered at prior Pre-NTS
- Adventure in the Classroom - Facilitator
is an approach to engaging students in the JAG NATIONAL CURRICULUM
content in a fun, interactive manner. The completer's classroom
will become an environment of trust, respect, and constructive
communication. The Career or Professional Association becomes
a vehicle for building a more productive team capable of taking
on challenging tasks.
- Career or Professional
Association Coordinators' Workshop
THE CAREER ASSOCIATION WORKSHOP is a high-energy workshop with
hands-on activities that can be used both in the classroom and
training sessions. A 'train-the-trainer' approach will be used
to improve classroom or training room facilitation skills.
- Curriculum Coordinators'
THE CURRICULUM COORDINATORS' WORKSHOP will be the final in a series
of workshops that began three years ago. Participants will focus
on the balance of the NATIONAL CURRICULUM MODULES and will receive
a CD-ROM containing the entire JAG NATIONAL CURRICULUM.
- Data Management
THE DATA MANAGEMENT COORDINATORS' WORKSHOP will hone the skills
of those responsible for managing the National
Data Management System (NDMS).
- Leadership Development Institute (LDI)
DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE (LDI) is a special year-long experience
offered by JAG and the Centers for Excellence. Candidates must
apply to participate in the first LDI and will be expected to
participate in all activities - four face-to-face meetings plus
monthly conference calls, online discussion group meetings,
or web conferencing as described in the LDI overview in this
- Management Development Institute (MDI)
Development Institute (MDI) is intended for participants
who have up to one year of experience in field supervision with
a JAG affiliate. Facilitators will present strategies for managing
JAG Model implementation with an emphasis on managing accountability
using NDMS, developing team-building skills, building relationships
with school partners, managing work load and more.
- New Specialist Training Workshop
THE NEW SPECIALIST
TRAINING WORKSHOP is for new hires and Specialists with less
than one year of experience. The workshop will be highly interactive
and focus on the JAG Model and the three program applications.
The 4-member facilitator team will share their expertise collectively
and individually with participants. Supervisors are also welcome
to participate to answer questions that are state based.
THE TRAIN-THE-TRAINERS' CERTIFICATION WORKSHOP is the first step
in being certified as a JAG Trainer for conducting in-state training
or the national organization. Certified JAG Trainers will have
access to 'training tools' in a protected location on the JAG
web site and receive periodic mailings with trainer-related information.
- Work-Based Learning - The Ultimate
LEARNING WORKSHOP is committed to raising the quality of follow-up
services through the use of 'work-based learning experiences'.
Participants will receive templates that can be used for tailoring
WBL tools and practice sessions for working with program participants,
employers, supervisors, and mentors.
Pre-NTS delegates receive the following:
- 3 lunch passes
- Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
- 1 Pre-NTS Workshop
- 1 Workshop Resource
- 1 completion certificate
- Formal and informal
The registration fee also includes:
- workshop presenters
- meeting room rental
- equipment rentals
- audio-visual equipment,
materials and supplies