Assistant Director of Learning and Development
Alexander Figueroa is an Assistant Director of Learning and Development for the American Public Human Services Association (APHSA). Alex brings over fourteen years of experience in training and facilitation in child support, supervision, leadership, and human services professional development to the APHSA OE team. Alex’s experience includes delivering comprehensive training, peer networking and specialized workshops at the state, regional, and national levels. Prior to joining APHSA, Alex was the Manager of Human Services Initiatives at the Institute for Families (IFF), Rutgers School of Social Work. In that capacity, he oversaw the training program at the New Jersey Child Support Institute (NJCSI), as well as a leadership academy for managers and supervisors in health and human services funded by the New Jersey Department of Human Services. Alexander is a graduate of Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, with a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice, a Bachelor of Arts in Puerto Rican Hispanic Caribbean Studies, and a Master of Social Work degree. In addition to his work with APHSA, Alex serves as the liaison to the National Staff Development and Training Association (NSDTA), an affinity group of APHSA.