Alamo Colleges Prepares National College Leaders
|Dr. Stacey Johnson, Valencia College; Dr. Beth Lewis, College |
of the Mainland; Dr. Jessica Howard, Portland Community College;
and Dr. Jimmie Bruce, Eastern Gateway Community College meet
at the American Association of Community Colleges conference.
A growing roster of former Alamo Colleges' employees have used the training, leadership development and experience gained at the Alamo Colleges to propel them to positions as college presidents and CEOs.
"We are very proud that the Alamo Colleges has achieved success in developing the next generation of college leaders, which is our responsibility as an institution of higher education," said Alamo Colleges Chancellor Dr. Bruce Leslie." This is an amazing legacy for us and a testament to the great people we hire," he added.
Alamo Colleges employees who have achieved leadership positions include:
Dr. Thomas Baynum, recently retired president of Black Hawk College in Illinois
Dr. Jimmie Bruce, president of Eastern Gateway Community College, Ohio
Dr. Robert Garza, president, Mountain View College, Dallas County Community College District
Dr. Adriana Contreras, executive director, San Antonio Educational Partnership
Dr. Lily Tercero, president, Texas Southmost College
Dr. Robert Vela, president, San Antonio College
Dr. Mike Flores, president, Palo Alto College
Dr. Stacey Johnson, president, East Campus, Valencia College
Dr. Jessica Howard, president, Southeast Campus, Portland Community College
Dr. Beth Lewis, president, College of the Mainland