Amanda T. Peters, MBA, GCDF

Coordinator of Career Services

Amanda is a proud native of the Muscle Shoals community. She earned a bachelor’s degree in Public Relations and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of North Alabama. Amanda understands what it is like to be a first-generation college student, and her passion for helping students “discover their paths” has led to 8 successful years in career services in the university and community college setting. In 2020, Amanda earned her Global Career Development Facilitator (GCDF) credential which is the gold standard of the career development profession. When not at work, she enjoys spending time with her husband, their son, and their sassy dachshund, Penny.

You can reach Amanda by email at by phone at 256-331-8121.

Cari F. McCanless, EMBA, GCDF

WIOA Career Development Coach

Cari was raised in the Shoals area and received her bachelor’s degree from the University of North Alabama and an Executive Master’s in Business Administration (EMBA) from Faulkner University. After spending 15 years working in business and industry, she joined the NW-SCC family primarily focusing on workforce development. In March 2020, she was named one of the first WIOA Career Development Coaches in the state of Alabama. Cari is excited to assist students and educate them about alternative ways to fund their education. When not serving as our WIOA guru, Cari enjoys spending time with her three children, channeling her creativity, and serving the community with her church family.

You can reach Cari by email at by phone at 256-331-8123.

Come See Us!

The NW-SCC Career Center is located on the Shoals campus of Northwest-Shoals Community College in the Victor P. Poole Administration Building (Bldg. 100). Schedule an appointment today for a one-on-one session.

Office Hours: Monday-Friday: 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Contact Us!

Office: 256-331-8062