Kenneth ScarboroughChief Program Officer
Kenneth R. Scarborough is the Chief Program Officer and Director of Ready4Work at Operation New Hope in Jacksonville, Florida. For over thirty years, he worked with boys and men in mentoring relationships, which he believes is essential for growing lives and building healthy communities. He has a BS in Business and a Master of Public Health in Health Services Administration from the University of South Carolina and a Master of Divinity in Youth and Family from Denver Seminary in Denver, Colorado.
Mr. Scarborough’s extensive work experience includes: Manhattan Psychiatric Center (NY), the NYC Department of Correction (NYC), Neighborhood Ministries (Denver), Save Our Youth (Denver) and the Center for Action Research on Urban Schools and Effective Leadership at University of South Florida (Tampa) and REACHUP, Inc. (Tampa). In his current position, he oversees each element of the life course model through various grants and initiatives aimed at providing formally incarcerated men and women with comprehensive wrap-around services (case management, employment skills training, life coaching and job placement assistance) for getting them back on their feet and reintegrated into our communities.
He also serves as the Chairman of NE Florida Healthy Start Coalition and a master trainer and co-creator of Core Adaptive Model (CAM) designed as a model and guide for fatherhood programs and services initially for over 100 federal healthy start programs throughout the United States.