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Date: Oct. 21, 2009 Phone: 919 -716-3700


Department of Correction names new head of trainingGwen Norville

RALEIGH - Gwen Norville has been named the N.C. Department of Correctionís training director, responsible for employee training and education programs.

She is in charge of the Office of Staff Development & Training (OSDT), which develops criminal justice-related instruction, including basic and career development training for certified and non-certified staff.

Norville was previously assistant training director. She began her career with the Department of Correction in 1987, and has served in numerous capacities, including program assistant at Carteret Correctional Center; program supervisor at Tillery Correctional Center; training instructor at OSDT; and regional operations manager and executive officer, both for the Division of Prisons.

She has been a certified instructor since 1991, and has earned numerous specialty instructor certifications during her career. Norville is also a graduate of the departmentís Correctional Leadership Development Program.

Norville holds a bachelorís degree in criminal justice from Mount Olive College and is a member of the North Carolina Correctional Association and a member of the Criminal Justice and Public Safety Board at Wake Technical Community College.

Her personal interests include going to the beach, gardening and enjoying Atlantic Coast Conference sports events.

Norville is the daughter of Robert and Peggy Norville of Kinston.



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