Alexander Figueroa is the Program Lead for the New Jersey Child Support Institute (NJCSI) at the Institute for Families, School of Social Work, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. As the Program Lead, Alexander manages a team of 30 staff members, including course designers, technology specialists, editors, and training coordinators. He collaborates with the institute’s state partners to assess training needs and to implement programming and innovative systems to address those needs. In addition, he serves as the Manager of Human Services Initiatives on the Executive Management Team for the Institute for Families.
Alexander also delivers comprehensive training and specialized workshops in such areas as training development, program design and delivery, and professional development. He has presented sessions at various state, regional, and national conferences, including the New Jersey Child Support Conference (NJCSC), the National Staff Development and Training Association (NSDTA), the National Network for Social Work Managers (NNSWM), and the National Association of Social Workers–New Jersey Chapter (NASW). He is also a member of the Executive Advisory Council for NSDTA and a member of the Conference Planning Committee for the National Child Support Enforcement Association (NCSEA).
Alexander holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Administration of Justice, a Bachelor of Arts degree in Puerto Rican and Hispanic Caribbean Studies, and a Master of Social Work degree from Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. He is also a member of the School of Social Work faculty as a part-time lecturer and teaches both BSW and MSW students.