The LearningForce | Our Team is Your Team
Jessica L. Craig, Executive Director
Craig helps business and industry design training programs to meet specific needs and oversees course offerings for continuing and community education. She has a Bachelor's of Science in Accounting, a Bachelor's of Science in Finance and is a Certified Economic Developer. Prior to joining SFCC, Craig worked as an Economic Development Manager for Metropolitan Community College and the Missouri Department of Economic Development as a Project Manager Industry Specialist as well as a mutual fund accountant for State Street. She serves as secretary of the Missouri Economic Development Council and is a member of Missouri Association of Customized Training.
Rochelle Hockett, Assistant Director
Amy Jackson, Director, Small Business Development & Technology Center
Jackson helps employees and companies leverage their resources to enhance their knowledge and skills. She has worked in marketing and business development in the telephone, video and Internet industry for 13 years and has a bachelor's degree in Management and Marketing.
"As assistant director I want to share our vision of being a responsive, creative team that provides effective, customized educational opportunities for all learners."
Jo Lynn Turley, Resource Coordinator
Turley coordinates quality community education courses that meet the diverse interests and needs for personal enrichment for all ages and professional development for those who want to sharpen their career skills.
"At The LearningForce, we believe everyone is a learner, so I'm pleased to be able to work with local and online instructors to provide a wide variety of learning opportunities for everyone ... from arts, crafts, health and wellness to motorcycle riding, commercial truck driving, and career-building skills."
Renee Henderson, Operations Coordinator
Ethelene Jagels, Specialist
Jagels helps student enroll in Lifelong Learning classes. She has an Associate of Applied Science degree in Secretarial Science and has worked with Lifelong Learning students and classes for 27 years.
"I help customers find classes for personal enrichment and fun such as dance, arts and fitness. We have something for everyone."
Gary Willis, Instructor, Commercial Driving Academy