County College of Morris and Corporate and Community Programs lost a valued member of our community on May 17, 2011. John McConnell was a Center for Business and Technology (CBT) Coordinator and Continuing Education Instructor since 2002. He brought to the college a wealth of knowledge, expertise, and experience in development and delivery of corporate educational programs. He was solely responsible for securing numerous New Jersey Department of Labor Grants for the college and Morris County corporations.
John held a B.S. in Education and a M.Ed. in Educational Psychology from Wayne State University. He began his career as a teacher in the Detroit Public Schools. He had over 30 years experience in teaching, program development, human resources services and labor relations. John was vice president of Human Resources, National Liberty Insurance and founded his own consulting company McConnell-Simmons and Company, Inc. and was owner of the Circus Royale. He was a published author, presenter and video producer. John will be greatly missed by his colleagues and friends.