Jon Michael Ryce serves as the Program Director for the ACTION, Inc. High School Youth Program in Athens, Ga. Serving 12 counties within the Northeast Georgia Region, Jon supervises Career Coaches, develops individualized case management plans to prepare high school students to transition to the workforce, military, or post-secondary education.
Prior to moving into this capacity within ACTION, Inc., he served as the College and Career Coordinator providing year-round academic and career support to both high school seniors and recent graduates. He was a College and Career Counselor at Monroe Area High School in Monroe, Ga. for four years where he assisted 9-12 grade students in developing post-graduation plans. He received a Bachelor’s in Public Relations from Fort Valley State University.
Mr. Ryce has been serving communities for over 10 years by dedicating his time, talent, and resources to the philosophy that “Nothing works unless you do.” Recently, he published his first book, a collection of poems, called These Words.