Lee Ann Shull Director of Community and Continuing Education in Wicomico County
September 19, 2005

Lee Ann Shull joined Wor-Wic Community College as a full-time employee in May of 2005 as the Wicomico County director of community and continuing education. Shull was no stranger to Wor-Wic though, having been a part-time computer instructor for the continuing education office since January of 2002.

The continuing education courses that Shull now coordinates include American Sign Language, career and personal development, child care, commercial truck driver training, English as a second language, finance, insurance, real estate, floristry and landscaping, Spanish and wastewater management.

“Several floral design specialty courses, which are designed for those interested in working in the floral design industry, are being offered in October, just in time for the fall and winter holidays,” Shull explained. “We are also beginning a new commercial truck driver training course on Monday, Oct. 17.”

“Wor-Wic provides career and skills training to area residents and businesses through the continuing education courses we offer,” Shull said. “More than 600 companies chose Wor-Wic as their training organization last year.”

Employers have the option of sending their employees to traditional continuing education courses held at locations throughout Worcester, Wicomico and Somerset counties for training or they can have contract training designed specifically for their company.

“A well-trained workforce means higher productivity for your company, agency or organization,” Shull explained. “Wor-Wic can help provide custom-designed, skills-related training for area business and industry.”

Shull can custom design training to meet the schedule and requirements of any company. Initially, she conducts a needs assessment to determine what type and level of training is needed. Based on the outcomes of the needs assessment, she can coordinate and conduct the training based on the timeframe that works best for the company. Customized training can be held at the college or on site at the company.

“Our services are flexible, cost effective and comprehensive,” Shull said. “We want to help area businesses succeed in excelling in a competitive marketplace, developing better products and providing better service, while saving valuable training dollars.”

Prior to joining Wor-Wic full time, Shull was a staff development specialist in the human resources office at Salisbury University (SU). Shull received a certificate of proficiency in word processing from Wor-Wic and a bachelor’s degree in liberal arts and a master’s degree in postsecondary education from SU.

Shull enjoys entertaining friends, going to the beach, traveling, camping and gardening. She and her husband, David, a superintendent at Perdue Farms in Georgetown, Del., reside in Salisbury.