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Shannon McCarty

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Shannon McCarty is the Dean of Instruction and Academic Affairs at Rio Salado College. Prior to her role as the Dean, she served as the Faculty Chair for the Physical Sciences Department. She held this position for 8 years. A personal initiative and interest of Shannons is predictive analytics. Partnering and working closely with the Institutional Research Department, Shannon led the predictive analytics initiative, RioPACE, at the College. Rio Salado College has been using predictive analytics and interventions for over 6 years. Currently, the initiatives are part of a Next Generation Learning Grant focused on student retention and success. She holds a BA in Biology from the University of Arizona, an MA in Educational Leadership from Arizona State University and a Ph.D. in Professional Studies from Capella University.