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Dr. Shakerra Carte

Vice President of Student Services

  • San Diego College of Continuing Education

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Dr. Shakerra Carter has 15-years of professional experience working in colleges and universities across California’s public higher education system, including over 8 years of experience working in California community colleges. Currently, Dr. Carter serves as the Vice President of Student Services at San Diego College of Continuing Education, the largest provider of adult non-credit education in California. Dr. Carter’s former administrative roles include serving as Dean of Outreach, Student Affairs and Title IX Compliance for the San Diego Community College District; Interim Director of Student Activities at Grossmont College; Interim Supervisor of Counseling and Assessment at Grossmont College; Admissions Counselor at San Diego State University; and GEAR UP Grant Coordinator at the University of California, San Diego. She earned her doctoral and master’s degrees in educational leadership from San Diego State University and a bachelor’s degree in child development from California State University, Chico. A married mother of two, Dr. Carter and her family reside in San Diego, CA.