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Warren Brookson

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Stephanie Williams is an experienced eLearning innovator with more than 18 years of experience in higher education. She holds graduate degrees in curriculum and instruction and adult education and training. She has taught online at the community college and university levels in the areas of instructional design, instructional technology, and college success strategies. For more than 15 years she has worked in an area of eLearning in higher education. She is also the co-author of the textbook Life During College: The Online Learner's Guide to Success. Stephanie lives in Arizona with her family.

Warren Brookson has been an advocate for student success for nearly 20 years. He has held various roles within Student Affairs at both proprietary and public state funded institutions. Warren is currently finishing his MAEd in Educational Leadership (Emphasis in Community Colleges) degree from Northern Arizona University in Fall 2021.

Where he finds his true passion is outlining the on-boarding processes for new and returning students. As a first generation college student himself, he found there were many challenges to becoming a student in higher education. Simply because incoming students did not know where to seek help in regards to resources and services. To that end, Warren has developed multiple orientations experiences from the ground up at several institutions. (I START SMART Orientation 2013 at Paradise Community College and most recently the initial implementation of (THOR Orientation at Mesa Community College (MCC). He has ten years of Academic Advising experience as well 18 years of experience doing Recruitment and Outreach. Warren is also highly involved with overall campus success and being an advocate for students at a high level. He currently serves on nine different campus committees directly impacting student success. Including MCC's College Leadership Team and being the Chair of MCC’s Shared Governance Coordinating Board for the MCC campus.

Updated May, 2021