Christine Neil – Director of Educational and Workforce Programs

Christine has over 15 years of experience teaching English to adults and has taught in Canada and in several programs in the D.C. metro area including Howard University Continuing Education and Montgomery College.  In addition to teaching, Christine has worked as an Instructional Support Coach and has delivered workshops for adult ESOL instructors and presented at conferences including Maryland TESOL and ProLiteracy. Since joining the staff at LCMC in 2008, Christine has held several position including instructor, Management Information Systems Specialist and Deputy Director. In 2015, Christine was promoted to Director of Programs and is responsible for the state and county funded classroom program, workplace literacy, the tutoring program and other new initiatives.  

With a passion to help adult learners, Christine investigates opportunities to help our learners achieve their goals by working with partners in the community to bring services to our learners and ensuring representation and advocating for adult learners in the local Workforce Investment Opportunity Act (WIOA) plan. She is also an active member of Maryland’s Skilled Immigrant Task Force; a consortium of public and private workforce development organizations that seek to leverage skills which foreign-trained immigrants bring to the United State to meet local job market demand.

Prior to joining the Literacy Council, Christine worked as a program manager for United Health Care and has held training and policy development positions for MAMSI Health Care, Cyntergy Corporation and Choice Hotels.   She holds a Bachelors of Commerce degree from the University of Guelph in Canada and certificates in TESOL and Adult Education.

Christine is in the office Monday through Friday from 9:00 AM -5:00 PM., 301-610-0030, ext. 212