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Workforce Development

The purpose of the Economic and Workforce Development unit is to expand educational access and student completion by promoting and growing the Kingsport campus; to grow workforce solutions throughout the region; to manage Adult Education services for Tennessee's First District; to facilitate economic development partnerships with industry, community, educational, and government entities; and to establish active communication with state and local government. The Office of the Vice President for Economic and Workforce Development oversees these efforts. For more information, please call 423.354.5516 or email Visit the office location in the Regional Center for Advanced Manufacturing (RCAM), 305 W. Main Street in downtown Kingsport.


Adult Education Career Services RCAM Workforce Solutions


Contact Information

Holly Free-Ollard
Vice President, Economic and Workforce Development

Kindra Thomas
Executive Assistant, Economic and Workforce Development

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Northeast State Community College, a Tennessee Board of Regents institution, is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. For questions or concerns, please contact the Affirmative Action Officer.