Alaska Job Corps Welcomes Center Director Malyn Smith
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Alaska Job Corps Welcomes Center Director Malyn Smith

Malyn Smith, Alaska Job Corps Center Director

Malyn Smith is the new Center Director of the Alaska Job Corps.  Malyn has worked all over the United States in education and management roles.  She has a demonstrated track record of excellence and high performance from her experiences at the Delaware Valley, Montgomery and Roswell Job Corps.

Ms. Smith is very excited to  lead  the Alaska Job Corps Center. “I love challenge.  I’m anxious to roll up my sleeves and get things done.  I want Alaska Job Corps Center  to be in first place on the report card.”  With a Bachelors degree in Economics, and two Masters degrees in Education and Management, Ms. Smith is fully prepared to champion  the Alaska Job Corps Program. 

Chugach’s Corporate Job Corps Director Mary Cohorst, says, “Malyn is the right leader for  the  unique Alaska Job Corp campus.  I’m confident that she has vision  to share.  Above all things she values respect and integrity.  And that is what we want for all our students and our staff. ”

The Alaska Job Corps Center, in Palmer Alaska, is known for its innovation and excellence.  Staff and students are excited about the new energy and direction offered by their  new Center Director.  

The Alaska Job Corps Center is a residential training facility, located in Palmer Alaska, operated by Chugach Government Services, Inc.    Eleven trades are offered:  Accounting services, Behavioral Health Aide, Carpentry, Computer Technician, Culinary Arts, Electrical, Facilities Maintenance, Heavy Equipment Operations, Nurse Assistant  and Home health Aide, Office Administration and Wastewater Treatment.   Job Corps partners with local, state and regional employers for workbase training and experience.  More information is available at:

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