Elaine Carroll is the site director for the Jane Addams Resource Corporation (JARC) – Baltimore. Elaine oversees JARC Baltimore’s Careers in Manufacturing Programs, which trains and prepares adults for employment in the manufacturing and construction sectors, and the Manufacturing Skills Programs, which focuses on incumbent worker training initiatives. She is a graduate of the Weinberger Sector Skills Academy in partnership with The Aspen Institute’s Workforce Strategies Initiative and graduated with her Masters in Social Work from the University of Maryland. From 2007 to 2015, she was the Director of Network and Peer Services for On Our Own of Maryland, a grassroots organization that provides training and advocacy to stakeholders in the behavioral health community.
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