MINACT Incorporated is a Mississippi-based corporation that contracts with the U.S. Department of Labor to operate Job Corps Centers in multiple locations throughout the country, and other entities to provide workforce training and operational support. This website is intended to provide insight into MINACT’s mission and dedication to providing quality training and services that add value to each and every customer and make a productive difference in the lives of those we serve.
All classrooms in Academic and Career Technical training areas are managed by qualified instructional staff, and is well equipped with workplace and industry relevant instructional materials and curriculum, and technology that is constantly updated to allow students to develop skills for workplace success. Instructional techniques are adjusted to optimize learning experiences for each student.
Trade areas are designed to allow students to experience use of trade equipment and tools that represent and replicate the workplace. To the greatest extent possible, industry experts are called upon to influence career technical training instruction in order to better prepare students to become proficient and productive employees in their chosen career pathway. Career Technical training allows students to obtain industry recognized credentials that enhance employment opportunities.
Students are taught to value community and to be a valued contributor to their community, present and future. Opportunities for community involvement and service learning are actively sought out, where students and staff demonstrate care and concern for others, for the environment, and for the betterment of the overall community.
The achievement of program completion deserves recognition and celebration. Graduation ceremonies are designed to acknowledge the dedication that students have invested into academic accomplishments, successfully completing trade training, and fulfilling credential requirements. Ceremonies are marked with the pomp and grandeur that is deserving of these achievements
The endgame of the overall training experience is preparation to secure and productively maintain employment that allows for self-sufficiency. Throughout the training experience, barriers to future success are targeted for elimination and job placement is maintained as a goal. Staff focus on individual strengths and attributes of each student to obtain and hold gainful employment, pursue further education or training, including apprenticeships, or satisfy entrance requirements for careers in the Armed Forces.