Ms. Williford is the Career Experience Specialist for the Edison Academy. She earned a Bachelor of Science from East Carolina University and a Masters Degree in Business Administration from Keller Graduate School of Management.
In her role as Career Experience Specialist, she promotes Academy programs to the business community seeking to gain connections that lead to career experience opportunities for students. Career Experiences may include internships, job shadowing, industry tours, field trips, guest speakers, participating in professional conferences, career fairs, and taking part in special events. All of which allow students to network and attain career opportunities upon graduation.
Ms. Williford also collaborates with business and community leaders to provide career development programs for students such as resume writing, job interview, and other activities focused on developing workplace readiness skills.
Ms. Williford is the school liaison to Northern Virginia Community College for dual enrollment. She, along with the Academy Counselor, advises school counselors, teachers and students on the dual enrollment application, college placement testing, and enrollment process.