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Laura Weidner

In her current position, Laura directs the college’s workforce development, contract training, and outreach to business and industry. She also has served as a consultant to the Global Corporate College, a network of colleges providing training solutions for national and international business. She developed and managed the nationally recognized workforce development program “School at Work,” a program that helped more than 8,500 people in low-paying jobs at 400 hospitals in 43 states advance in the health professions by taking classes at their work site. This program won both the National Council of Instructional Administrators Workforce Development Award and the National Council for Continuing Education and Training’s Distance Learning Award. Laura is currently a co-researcher on a Met-Life funded project with the League for Innovation in the Community college studying “The Nature of Innovation in the Community College.”