eccc workforce director
Lucretia Williams, Ph.D.


Welcome to the Workforce Development division of East Central Community College! We have a variety of services that are designed to assist you in obtaining the success you hope to find in personal, career, and professional endeavors. Please allow us to meet you right where you are and together develop a pathway for you to become the person you aspire to be! We appreciate the opportunity to contribute to your success and we welcome the chance to proudly accompany you along this educational path. Thanks for considering ECCC!!!”

The East Central Community College Workforce Development Center was created in accordance with Mississippi's Workforce and Education Act of 1994 and is supported through the Mississippi Community College Board. The work of the Workforce Development Center is driven by a District Workforce Development Council whose members represent the five county service area of East Central Community College. The Workforce Development Center provides customized services for individuals, employers and communities in the college district. Individuals can receive assessments, career counseling, referral to training options, job placement, and GED testing. Employers have access to pre-employment training, assistance with the development and delivery of specialized training programs, job analysis, employee testing, customized curriculum development, workplace basic skills, adult basic education, and industrial GED classes. Communities can benefit from classes, seminars and workshops specifically designed to improve professional skills. For more information on Workforce Development services, contact EC's Workforce Development, Director, Lucretia Williams, Ph.D. at (601) 635-6432 or