Alabama Schools Focus on Job Creation

Leaders of the Alabama Community College System say they are stepping up efforts to work with the private sector to create and fill jobs.

The ACCS held a news conference today to introduce Jeff Lynn as the system’s senior executive of workforce and economic development.

Lynn comes to Alabama from Louisiana, where he had worked since 2008 and created and directed training programs that matched the needs of industry and business, according to a news release from the ACCS. The Louisiana program is called LED FastStart.

Before that, Lynn directed workforce development projects for Georgia’s Technical College System for 10 years.

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