Jessie Schook serves as Associate Vice President of Workforce and Economic Development for KCTCS. She oversees partnerships with business and industry stakeholders and key partners to support the development of innovative workforce initiatives. She is also tasked with collaborating across the colleges to ensure alignment of talent supply and labor market demands.
A Louisville native, Jessie began her KCTCS career in 2020 as Executive Director of Workforce Solutions. Before joining KCTCS, Jessie was Director of Education and Workforce Connectivity at Greater Louisville, Inc. Her background also includes a stint at Big Brothers Big Sisters of Kentuckiana and various teaching positions.
Jessie earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Kentucky and a master’s degree from New York University. She also has completed coursework toward a doctorate at the University of Illinois at Chicago.