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Workforce Solutions

Personal enrichment and job training for a lifetime of learning

Somerset Community College's Workforce Solutions Department offers customized short-term training, technical skills upgrades, training assistance to industry, Lineman, and CDL Training, as well as Proprietary and Community Education programs.

Mission Statement

The Office of Workforce Solutions of Somerset Community College will provide short-term training, technical skills, and customized training to business and industry. Adult, community and continuing education will add to the college's mission by providing proprietary training and lifelong learning opportunities. The Office of Workforce Solutions will actively participate in the development of a vibrant community in the area we serve. 


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GEMS (Girls Exploring Math and Science) 

Conference for eighth grade girls targets those who might be interested in careers in math, science, engineering, information technology, or health sciences.

  • "This was awesome! I can't believe I had this much fun!"
  • "Really enjoyed the hands on activities"
  • "I loved it!"

G2-TECS (Guys Geared Up for Technology, Engineering, Computers, and Science)

Guys Geared Up for Technology, Engineering, Computers, and Science. This program targets eighth-grade boys who are interested or might be interested in careers in math, science, engineering, technology, or health sciences.


Workforce Solutions Staff 

Dean - Applied Technology
Roger Angevine
Phone: 606/878-4801

Interim Associate Dean
Program Facilitator/Industry
Alesa Johnson

Workforce Development Liaison
Greg Fryman

Program Facilitator/Enrollment Management
David Gilliam

Coordinator/Continuing Education
Jil Swearingen

Transitions Coordinator
Karen Plagge

Administrative Assistant
Valerie Hogan

Office Support
Chasity Fletcher

Lineman Training/Coordinator
Dean Rhodes
606-451-6699 Phone
606-875-1890 Cell
606-274-1318 Fax

Lineman Training/Administrative Assistant & Recruiter
Carol Wesley 
606 451-6697 Phone
606 875-2895 Cell
606-274-1318 Fax