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Jorge Pedroza

Center Director, David L. Carrasco Job Corps Center

Mr. Jorge Pedroza is the Center Director at the David L. Carrasco Job Corps Center, responsible for the entire center operations, students, and staff.

Mr. Pedroza has over 16 years of Job Corps experience. Throughout his career, his responsibilities have spanned facilitating strategies for career counseling, behavior
management, and social development student services. He has developed and applied new strategies for behavior modification with trainees who had trouble adjusting to social changes. He’s helped students adjust to the center life and develop employability skills, providing services and referrals for employment needs. He demonstrates the ability to prioritize and remain focused on the essence of an issue. His career with Job Corps has led him to positions as Deputy Center Director and Center Director positions.

Mr. Pedroza earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Applied Linguistics from Quindio University in Colombia and a Master of Science Degree in Psychology from Phoenix University. He is trilingual, speaking English, Spanish and French.