Catholic Charities Boston Welcomes New Vice President of Adult Education and Workforce Development Jacqueline Chernoble
Boston (September 26 , 2022) – Catholic Charities Boston is pleased to announce the appointment of Jacqueline Chernoble as Vice President of Adult Education and Workforce Development. Among the programs she will oversee are English for Speakers of other Languages (ESOL), Adult Basic Education and High School Equivalency classes, and job training programs for nursing assistants, home health aides, and IT support.
“Jacqueline has extensive experience and a lifelong dedication to helping English language learners to reach their full potential and build rewarding careers,” said Kevin M. MacKenzie, President & CEO. “We are excited to have Jacqueline as part of the team as we expand our programs to respond to the growing needs in the communities we serve.”
Chernoble previously served as the Vice President of Workforce Advancement and ESOL Services at Jewish Vocational Service. In addition to helping students and front-line workers develop their language and digital literacy skills, Chernoble also helped employers better support her clients in gaining higher-paying jobs.
“I’m very passionate about empowerment,” said Chernoble. “Adult education and workforce development programs create life-changing opportunities for individuals facing a lot of barriers. With access to education and support, participants can see new possibilities for their future. I’m excited to be joining an organization rooted in social justice that has such a profound impact on so many people and am greatly looking forward to providing support and leadership to these amazing programs.”
Having been recognized at both the regional and national level and quoted in several critical publications focused on increasing equity in workforce development, Chernoble is a natural leader who lives out Catholic Charities’ mission of creating a just, equitable, and compassionate society rooted in the dignity of all people.
Chernoble holds a master’s in Nonprofit Management and Adult and Organizational Learning from Northeastern University, and a BA in Psychology from Boston College.
About Catholic Charities Boston
As one of Massachusetts’ largest social service organizations, Catholic Charities of Boston serves our most vulnerable neighbors each year, regardless of religion, race, gender, age, disability, or ethnicity. Catholic Charities has five hub locations in Dorchester, Lynn, Brockton, Lowell, and South Boston, with 23 program locations supporting families across Eastern Massachusetts. The Agency’s four core services assist clients with Basic Needs, Family & Youth Services, Adult Education & Workforce Development, and Refugee & Immigrant Services. We help our clients move from crisis to stability to self-sufficiency.