Anita Belle

Director, Workforce Pathways

Anita K. Belle
Culinary Conference Center, Room 504
Journal Square Campus
Personal Pronouns
Language(s) Spoken
Panama, United States
M.B.A., Human Resource Concentration, Thomas Edison State University
B.A., Liberal Arts, Thomas Edison State University
Anita enjoys spending time with her husband and three sons, sporting events, watching movies, and playing card and board games.
Favorite Quote
"In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends." - Martin Luther King Jr.

Anita is the Director of Workforce Pathways in the School of Continuing Education and Workforce Development. Anita is responsible for the management of educational classes and skill building programs through federal, state, local, and private funding & grants, including building and maintaining relationships with local employers, government, and non-profit agencies. Anita provides strategic leadership and direction to the workforce development programs creating pathways to degree options, short-term credentials, and career opportunities.

Anita Belle has over 20 years in administrative and operations leadership and management. Anita is currently the Director of Workforce Pathways for the School of Continuing Education and Workforce Development [CEWD] at Hudson County Community College [HCCC]. Prior to becoming a Workforce Development professional, where she combined her entrepreneurial spirit, operations acumen, and strategic programmatic thinking, she was an instructor in CEWD and owned an event management company, with over a decade in the hospitality and events industry. Anita is a proud member of the President’s Advisory Council on Diversity Equity and Inclusion [PACDEI] and acts as Co-Chair to a strategic goal. She is also the Chair of the Planning and Development Committee for All College Council, the governing body for the College. In addition, Anita participates in a variety of programs and initiatives at HCCC. As a life-long learner, she holds numerous professional certifications and training certificates from HCCC. She has presented nationally on Workforce Development programs and won awards for innovation and leadership. Her professional goal is to give back to the students and community of Hudson County, which she called home for over a decade. Anita currently lives in Essex County with her husband and three sons. She is a full-fledged sports mom, who is a foodie, enjoys movies, board and card games, and loves spending time with family and friends.