Name: Sunem Beaton-Garcia
Representing: National Community College Hispanic Council
Job Title: President
Institution: Chippewa Valley Technical College
Previous positions: At Broward College: Campus President & Vice Provost Academic Services, North Campus,; Interim Campus President of Central Campus & Vice Provost Teaching and Learning; Interim Campus President, South Campus and Partnership Centers & Vice Provost of Academic Resources,. Other positions: Dean of Libraries and Academic Success Centers, Senior Instructional Designer, Faculty.
Affiliations and/or Boards: Serves on boards (current): National Community College Hispanic Council (NCCHC); Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) Presidents Advisory Board; Eau Claire, Economic Development Board; Big Brothers Big Sisters of America; Boy Scouts of America. Past board service: Junior Achievement, PACE Center for Girls, Broward County Library Foundation.
State Engagement: Association of Presidents
Past AACC Conventions Attended: 2022, 2019, 2018, 2017
Past Professional Development Participation: AACC Pathways Project (2015–2016), AACC Future Leaders Institute (2015). NCCHC Fellow, Aspen Fellow.
Education: Ed.D., Instructional Design, Nova Southeastern University; M.A., Information Science , University of South Florida.
Other: Publications: “An Inquiry to Discover Hispanic Serving Institution Experiences on Serving Hispanic Students” (panel) published by Florida Journal of Educational Research (2020); “Supporting E-Learners: A Library Perspective” published by Distance Learning, a publication of the United States Distance Learning Association (2012); “A Literary Feast: Successful Tool for Library Outreach” published by the Association of College & Research Libraries News, trade publication (2011); “The implementation of an IRB at a community college: a grassroots effort from a community of practice,” submitted for publication. Awarded: Ted Martinez, Alumni Fellow Award (2021), Southeast Florida Library Information Network, Innovation Award (2008) Southeast Florida Library Information Network, Vista