Korengel selected as Dean for Adult Education

Korengel webSAVANNAH, Ga. – Savannah Technical College recently selected Jacqueline E. Korengel, Ed.D. as Dean for Adult Education. She will manage adult education programs for individuals and employers throughout the College’s four-county service area (Bryan, Chatham, Effingham, and Liberty counties). Her other responsibilities include:

  • Administering instructional services for adult education students;
  • Promoting the adult education program to public and private organizations;
  • Preparing the specifications and managing the program budget;
  • Overseeing administration of assessment and student placement tests for adult education students;
  • Creating and maintaining a high performance environment characterized by positive leadership and a strong team orientation

She has more than 15 years working in adult learning including professional development, technical assistance, policy development, monitoring and accountability, and programmatic and curricula/training development.

She has a bachelor’s of business administration in Marketing from Kennesaw State University, an MBA in international business from Georgia State University and a Doctor of Education (VTEdD) from Clemson University with a focus on occupational training/human asset management, workforce development and training.

Previously she was the deputy executive director for the Education and Workforce Development Cabinet, Kentucky Skills U, Office of Adult Education and Training for the Commonwealth of Kentucky and was acting executive director during 2020-2021. Her state leadership roles include: associate vice president for Kentucky Adult Education, Skills U, Director of Strategic Initiatives, and Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education.

“We are excited to have someone of Dr. Korengel’s experience and knowledge in Adult Education lead this important program for our community,” said STC’s Vice President of Economic Development Brent Stubbs. “We believe she can help bring our Adult Education program to new heights of excellence in the years to come.”

Savannah Tech’s Adult Education Program serves those who need to improve their basic literacy and math skills, improve their oral and written English, practice for the GED® test to attain a high school equivalency degree, and prepare for college. Instructors also help students with science and social studies test preparation for GED® testing. STC teaches adult education classes in the morning, afternoon, evening and online. They are offered in Bryan, Chatham, Effingham and Liberty Counties with multiple locations in each community. Adult education classes for GED®-prep are currently free for all U.S. citizens. To register for free GED® classes, call 912.443.5446 or visit For GED® testing information, go to to sign up to take test or go to to learn more about our testing locations.

#2225 | January 24, 2022
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Savannah Technical College serves Coastal Georgia with quality, market-driven technical education with campus locations in Chatham, Effingham and Liberty Counties. Serving more than 10,000 credit and non-credit students annually, Savannah Tech offers nearly 150 different instructional programs in Aviation Technology, Business and Professional Services, Industrial Technology, and Health Sciences in addition to Adult Education classes, industry-specific training and continuing education. The College serves as an economic and community development partner for the region, offering corporate and customized training and assessment programs for business and industry.

Savannah Technical College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate degrees, diplomas and technical certificates of credit. Questions about the accreditation of Savannah Technical College may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (