Westover Job Corps Center

Located in Chicopee, Massachusetts, the Westover Job Corps Center offers tuition free training to eligible students in variety of areas including building construction, bricklaying, carpentry, certified nurse assistant, culinary arts, electrical, maintenance, medical administrative assistance, office administration, pharmacy technician, plumbing, and welding.

Jennifer Hansen 

Center Director

Jennifer Hansen has more than 25 years’ experience with administration and management in a variety of settings, including working with individuals from varied cultures and diverse backgrounds. She has an extensive background in research, program development and management, leadership development, instructional design, behavioral interventions, counseling, and youth mentoring.  

Jennifer has served on a number of advisory boards for community colleges and career academies, facilitated accreditation processes for Job Corps Academics Departments with AdvancED, participated on National Job Corps workgroups that led to revisions of the training requirements for the Office Administration, Nursing Assistant, Medical Administrative Assistant, and Medical Assistant programs, and participated on National Job Corps workgroups for Job Training MatchCrosswalk revisions. She has been instrumental in developing and administering programs for students with mental health issues, substance abuse issues, physical, cognitive, and developmental disabilities, in addition to creating and implementing campus wide anti-bullying programs. 

Jennifer holds a Master’s degree in Education with an emphasis on training and leadership development from Northcentral University and a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Behavioral Psychology from Western Michigan University. 

For more information on Westover Job Corps Center, please visit https://westover.jobcorps.gov/ or contact us!

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Job Corps is a federal program administered by the DOL and operated by companies like us. The Westover Job Corps Center is one of 124 centers in the country. The Job Corps program provides education and training to 16-24-year old youth and young adults. For more information about Job Corps, visit https://www.jobcorps.gov/.