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Joe Darin

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Joe has previously worked at the California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office in the Academic Affairs and Economic and Workforce Development divisions, as well as the California Department of Education. He also worked with community colleges at his last position as the Vice President of the Community College division of the Collaborative Brain Trust, a higher education consulting firm.

He received his Doctorate in Education in Educational Leadership from the Capital Area North Doctorate in Educational Leadership (CANDEL), a joint program of University of California at Davis and California State University at Sonoma. His dissertation focused on one of the recommendations of the Student Success Task Force report and its implications on governance. Joe has taught at a private university, where he was also an academic advisor. He is a certified StrengthsFinder coach with a passion for and a certificate in Strengths-based Education.