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Center for Workplace Learning Grayson College

About the Center for Workplace Learning

The Center for Workplace Learning (CWL), office of continuing education, serves the community by offering a wide variety of professional workforce development training programs, and fun and exciting community enrichment classes.  It provides education related to pre-employment, certificate and degree attainment and professional continuing education.

The CWL creates customer-centered, community-connected and quality-driven workplace learning solutions to help the Texoma region build a globally competitive workforce.  The CWL was founded by Grayson College, Sherman Economic Development Corporation, Denison Development Alliance, and Workforce Solutions Texoma.

Center for Workplace Learning Administrative Staff

  • Djuna Forrester: Executive Director
  • Kate Corder: Director of Continuing Education
  • Marlene Phillips: Director of Advising and Outreach
  • Julia Craze: Training Coordinator
  • Ginger Allen: Department Assistant
  • Megan Gravette: Grant Specialist
  • Tasheena Taylor: Enrollment Specialist
  • Bri’ana Savage: Department Clerk
  • Crystal Wilcoxen: Health Science Faculty for Continuing Education
  • Shawn Hendricks: Industrial Technology Faculty

Instructor Spotlight: Ernest Sparacin


  Ernest Sparacin can definitely tell you a thing or two about teaching adults. “Being a great teacher starts with being sensitive to the students, understanding their position, and moving forward from there,” affirmed Sparacin. As an English as a Second Language (ESL) Instructor in a classroom with students from all over the world, Sparacin certainly needs sensitivity and perceptiveness. […]

Grayson College Welcomes Back One of Its Own


    Grayson College recently hired one of its own success stories in Alan Zhang, Grayson College Recruiter, Admissions Office.  Zhang lived in China until 2012 when he moved to Sherman to join his mom and stepdad. Zhang had finished high school and some college, including English language studies in China, but he saw value in the free, English language […]