Leonela Jimenez, Program Support & Compliance Specialist
Leonela Jimenez works as a Program Operations and Compliance Specialist, part of the Program Operations and Compliance team at Arizona’s Adult Education Services unit. She has ten years of experience in the educational field and has been with Adult Education Services for approximately eight years. In her current role at ADE, she is a liaison to 10 of our 20 grant-funded Adult Education providers. She provides technical assistance and guidance on the Adult Education grant requirements, which includes internal audits, desk monitoring, and data analysis for program operations. Her goal is to help programs succeed in providing Adult Education services to all eligible individuals so they can earn their high school equivalency diploma and continue forward to reaching their career goals. As part of traveling to different Adult Education program sites, she likes to explore the local food options for lunch, as trying new food is considered a hobby to her.