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COA Educational Experience Was An Accomplishment - Jean Brothers
For 28 years, Jean Brothers has been employed with Pasquotank County. First hired by Commissioner Raleigh Carver in 1978 as a Tax Clerk, Brothers had no previous work experience, but obtained educational experience through College of The Albemarle with an Associate Degree in General Office Technology. Over the years, Brothers has held different positions with Pasquotank County and in July of 2000, was promoted to Tax Collections Clerk II/Office Manager. She was the first African American secretary for Emergency Management and the first African American Assistant Tax Collector for Pasquotank County.

Receiving a grant from COA that paid for Brothers’ school expenses, she was able to move on after receiving her Associate’s in 1977 and complete job related courses at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Brothers stated, “The educational experience at COA was an accomplishment for my career. The guidance counselors were very supportive in helping me with my career path.”

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