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The Founding Documents

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MECS CATC—Certiport Authorized Testing Center’s career planning and preparation for career and college-ready certification courses validates entry-level knowledge and skills, with industry-recognized credentials necessary for an employability profile demonstrating readiness for
entry-level employment.

The Founding Documents


Executive Order 11458—Prescribing
Arrangements for Developing and Coordinating a
National Program For Minority Business Enterprise

March 05, 1969

By virtue of the authority vested in me as President of the United States,
it is ordered as follows:

SECTION 1. Functions of the Secretary of Commerce. (a) The Secretary of Commerce (hereinafter referred to as "the Secretary") shall

(1) Coordinate as consistent with law the plans, programs, and operations of
the Federal Government which affect or may contribute to the establishment, preservation and strengthening of minority business enterprise.

(2) Promote the mobilization of activities and resources of State and local governments, businesses and trade associations, universities, foundations, professional organizations and volunteer and other groups towards the growth
of minority business enterprises …
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37th President of the United States: 1969–1974

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MECS Founder Joseph Jeffries-EL’s Credentials

Elected 3-Terms as Member of Community School Board 
District No. 23, Brooklyn


The Ohio State University

Appointed as a Member to the National Center for

Research in Vocational Education Advisory Committee

Mr. Joseph Jeffries-EL, executive director, FES Sports Academy, Brooklyn, New York,
was sworn in as 1 of 12 new members appointed to the
National Center for Research in Vocational Education’s Advisory Committee.
Dr. Robert M. Worthington, Assistant Secretary for Vocational and Adult Education, U.S. Department of Education, officiated at the ceremony on September 23, 1985 at the National Center in Columbus, Ohio.

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