Jen Worth serves as senior vice president for workforce and economic development for the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC). In this role, Worth oversees projects that partner community colleges with workforce boards, economic development entities, labor market intermediaries, and other community organizations to drive workforce and economic opportunity. Striving to make promising practices into common practices, she interfaces with federal agencies and fosters relationships with foundations and industry partners looking to align talent pipelines from colleges into growing employment sectors. In addition to the various projects in the department, Worth also directs the annual Workforce Development Institute (WDI) an annual event for approximately 700 workforce development professionals at community colleges. She also staffs the Commission on Economic and Workforce Development and is the liaison for the following six AACC Affiliated Councils: Community Colleges of Appalachia, National Council for Continuing Education and Training, National Coalition of Advanced Technology Centers, National Council for Workforce Education, National Partnership for Environmental Technology Education, and Rural Community College Alliance.
Jennifer Worth, Program Manager 1 Dupont Circle #410
American Association of Community Colleges (AACC)
Washington, DC 20036