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Featured Speakers

We have the distinct honor of welcoming several distinguished keynote speakers.

Day One Keynote Speakers
  • Dr. Matthew Roberts ~ Dean, Field Operations, Workforce and Economic Development, CCCCO
  • Donna Wyatt ~ Director, Career and College Transition Division, CDE
  • Dr. Alice Perez ~ Vice Chancellor, Academic Affairs, CCCCO
Day Two Keynote Speaker
  • Dain Blanton ~ Olympic Gold Medalist and Student Success Advocate

Partners or collaborators
Foundation for California Community Colleges
George Washington University’s Freshman Transition Initiative
California Community College Chancellor's Task Force on Student Success
Academic Innovations LLC
UCSB Graduate School of Education California Dropout Research Project
UC Educational Evaluation Center, Gevirtz Graduate School of Education

Eastern Oregon University’s College of Education
California SB1070 Coordinators from select regions
Santa Barbara Foundation
Santa Barbara City College Dual Enrollment Department
Carpinteria and Santa Barbara Unified School Districts
Santa Barbara County Office of Education’s Partners in Education