Recent Projects

Pasadena City College Office of Financial Aid: planned and facilitated professional development workshops for staff

Planned and Facilitated a Cultural Competence Workshop for Faculty, Classified, and Administrators participating in the Santa Rosa Junior College Leadership Academy.

Texas State University Student Affairs Symposium: Planned and facilitated two days of professional development workshops, presentations, and consultations for Student Affairs staff, faculty, students, and the President's Cabinet and Deans 

Alliance of Hispanic Serving Institution Educators (AHSIE) Best Practices Conference: Delivered an invited Special Topic Session and a Concurrent presentation

National Academic Advising Association (NACADA): delivered the Keynote Address and facilitated a concurrent session for NACADA Region 9  .

Los Angeles Community College District: planned and facilitated professional development for CalWORKS staff).

10th Annual African American Male Summit: presented an invited workshop for students, faculty and administrators  (From the 'Hood and for the "hood: Keeping It Real While Walking in Many Worlds), sponsored by A2MEND, African American Male Education Network and Development).

30th Annual Conference of the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU): delivered a concurrent workshop at the Theory-base Strategies to Increase Hispanic/Latin@ Student Success, with Dr. Jose Leyba)

Planned and facilitated professional development workshops for Classified Staff (Education Support Professionals) an eight California community colleges, including Chaffey, DeAnza, Foothill, Fullerton, Merced, and Napa Valley Colleges).

Increasing Engagement and Success for Male community college students (Reedley College student-athletes, Men of Hartnell College).

City of San Leandro (CA) Recreation and Human Services Department: planned and Facilitated a Team Building Retreat

California Community Colleges Classified Senate 2015 Leadership Institute: delivered the Keynote Address

Planned and Facilitated a Year-long Academic Advising development project for Arkansas's 22 community colleges, including four two-day regional workshops, individualized campus action plans to improve advising and related services, and dedicated webinars to be available to all campuses for one year following the project.

Cultural Competency Training for Safe Alternatives To Violent Environments (SAVE) volunteers working to strengthen efforts to break the cycle of domestic violence and enable individuals, families, and communities to build healthier lives, with Dr. Yasmine Safinya Davies.

Los Angeles Community College District Board of Trustees: Planned and developed a self assessment process for one of the nation's largest community college districts, as is required by the regional accrediting agency.

Diversity/Inclusivity Workshops: implemented a semester long series of half-day sessions for 900 community college faculty, administrators and classified staff. 

Title V external review processes; completed annual external reviews for public and private, two- and four-year Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs) as is required by the US Department of Education. 

Regional accreditation retreat for a six campus community college district.

Summer Symposium on Academic Advising: designed and implemented a week long series of professional development workshops for faculty, lead administrators, and academic advisors from Arkansas 22 community colleges.

Facilitated retreats for a community college president's leadership team.

Cultural competency workshop: developed and implemented a half-day workshop for faculty and staff serving as monitors on hiring committees in comprehensive community college district.

Keynote Address for The IOWA Conference on Diversity in Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM)

Collaborated with the President and Executive Staff at an adult-serving university to focus the campus on the challenges of creating a diversity plan consistent with their specific institutional mission, programs, and limited resources.

Assisted dean-level staff at a public research university to develop an assessment plan for academic services programs that would gain broad support for assessment from major stakeholders (i.e., faculty, administrative leadership).

Diversity/Inclusivity Workshops: implemented a semester-long series of half-day workshops for faculty, administrators and staff at a SUNY Brockport.

Facilitated team-building workshops for front-line administrative and clerical staff in the Enrollment Management unit of a public research university.

Facilitated a series of faculty and staff development workshops at Title V institutions to enable them to respond more effectively to an increasingly Latino/Hispanic and first-generation immigrant student body.

Facilitated a staff development program for student Resident Assistants, which was specifically designed to rebuild trust and confidence following a series of emotionally charged campus conflicts.

Assisted the principal and staff at a charter high school to develop a college counseling program for their students, most of whom are from at-risk backgrounds.

Motivational orientation speakers for entering college students and speakers to a group of first-generation, multicultural college students.

Planned and implemented a development workshop for recent college graduates who serve as teachers, volunteers, and staff at inner city schools and community programs in the US, Mexico and Caribbean.

Provided a yearlong series of workshops for faculty and staff at a predominantly white high school that is seeking to increase the enrollment of minority students, while creating a campus that is more inclusive and supportive for all of community members.

Supported a major foundation board to assess their responsiveness to their constituent communities and assisted them to devise a plan for increasing Board diversity.

Facilitated a workshop for a California State University to support department chairs in their efforts to recruit a more diverse faculty.