Heather Brown Promoted to Director of Workforce Development

Heather Brown, Director of Workforce Development at CSCC

Heather Brown Promoted to Director of Workforce Development

Napierra Alexander
Monday, September 20, 2021 12:00 AM
Employees, All, Community, TBR

CLEVELAND, Tenn. - Cleveland State Community College introduces Heather Brown as the new Director of Workforce Development. Workforce Development at Cleveland State offers customized training for business and industry within the college’s five county region. The program delivers training and helps local industries up-skill their employees and leaders.

“Heather Brown joined the Workforce Development team in 2018 as a project coordinator and immediately added value to the team,” stated Dr. Patricia Weaver, Vice President of Workforce and Economic Development at CSCC. “As a project coordinator, she did an exceptional job seeing a project through from inception to completion. I am continually impressed with the results she produces and admire her ability to listen to our clients and deliver programs and training that meets their needs.”

Heather is a graduate of Cleveland State and Lee University. Most of her career has been dedicated to helping her community train or join the workforce. She has worked CSCC as the Project Coordinator in the Workforce Development office for the past three years. Prior to this, she has worked at TCAT Athens holding several positions such as a Career Specialist, College Access and Success Coordinator, Industry Coordinator, and Career Coach. She also worked at the American Job Center, and Mars Wrigley. 

According to colleagues of Brown, “She is committed to improving the communities by providing quality training for businesses and industries.”

“Being promoted to this new position means I can continue to serve the educational training needs of local business and industry,” stated Brown. “These employers are important to our local communities, and the employees within these businesses and industries are my neighbors. I enjoy serving the needs of CSCC's local communities through Workforce Development Training opportunities.”

For more information on Cleveland State Community College, visit the website at

clevelandstatecc.edu or email clscc_info@clevelandstatecc.edu. If you are interested in applying, visit mycs.cc/applynow. Students are currently enrolled online and on-campus through the CSCC main campus in Cleveland, Tennessee, as well as CSCC’s Athens Center in Athens, Tennessee and Monroe County Center in Vonore, Tennessee.

CSCC earned the Tennessee Board of Regent’s 2019 College of The Year. CSCC directly serves Bradley, McMinn, Meigs, Monroe, and Polk Counties in Tennessee. The College System of Tennessee is the state’s largest public higher education system, with 13 community colleges, 27 colleges of applied technology and the online TN eCampus serving more than 140,000 students.


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