Teresita Bango Wisell

Vice President, Workforce Development and Community Education
Executive Director, Community College Consortium for Immigrant Education

Tere_WisellTeresita (Tere) Wisell serves as Vice President of Workforce Development and Community Education (WDCE). The Division houses programs and services that support workforce development and lifelong learning for the diverse population of the college’s service area. Programs include ESL, public workforce training programs, employee training and training-related services to employers, leisure and enrichment courses and other programs supporting student success and community and business engagement. In collaboration with Academic Affairs and all divisions of the college, WDCE oversees all of the college’s extension locations. These locations offer credit and non-credit courses throughout our diverse county.

Ms. Wisell also serves as Executive Director of the Community College Consortium for Immigrant Education (CCCIE), a national network of community colleges and other organizations committed to expanding programs for immigrants and leveraging the role that community colleges play in successful immigrant integration. In 2014, Ms. Wisell was recognized as a Champion of Change by the White House for her contributions to workplace citizenship programs. She is a National Community College Hispanic Council fellow and a SUNY Chancellor’s award recipient. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in International Relations and an MBA in Marketing.