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JC Johnson, MBA, Ed.D

National Director, Project Youth Extension Service (YES)

Staff

512 Brickhaven Drive 210P

919.513.3165

http://www.projectyouthextension.com

Area(s) of Expertise

  • Youth Development
  • Leadership Development
  • Professional Development programs

Biography

Dr. Johnson is the National Director, Project Youth Extension Service (YES!), NC State University. Project YES! is a DoD-funded youth development program focused on working with youth of military families engaged in the deployment process.  JC served 25-years in the United States Air Force and retired as a Command Chief Master Sergeant.  During this time, Dr. Johnson served in a variety of educational leadership positions in the Professional Military Education career field.  He also served on the Executive Communications team supporting the Secretary and Deputy Secretary of the Defense.  Dr. Johnson earned a BS in Technical Management from the University of Maryland, an MBA degree from Our Lady of the Lake University, and an Ed.D. in Educational Leadership and Management from Capella University.  He also holds a Master Certificate in Human Resource Development from Villanova University.  He’s a staunch advocate of lifelong learning and loves reading and motorcycles.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • Youth Development
  • Leadership Development
  • Professional Development programs

Programs and Initiatives

  • Youth development support for Yellow Ribbon events
  • Leadership development and resiliency programs
  • Professional development programs
  • College-2-Career Preparation and Readiness program

Contributing Websites

www.militaryfamilies.extension.org/yes-intern-program/