Patricia Flanigan Chapin

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Flanigan Chapin
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(949) 582-4397
Dean, Online Education & Learning Resources
Div of Online Educ & Learning Resources
Saddleback College

Educational Background

Ed.D. in Educational Leadership at the University of La Verne

M.A. in Latin American Studies at University of California, Los Angeles

B.A. in Anthropology at the University of California, Los Angeles

Work History

Dean of Online Education and Learning Resources at Saddleback College

Dean of Social and Behavioral Sciences at Saddleback College

Dean of Instruction at Lake Tahoe Community College

Full-time Faculty at Mt. San Antonio College

Part-time Faculty at Mt. San Antonio College, Citrus College, and Rio Hondo

Full-time Faculty, Colegio de Postgraduados in Chapingo, Mexico

College Involvement/Support

  • Faculty Professional Development Training
  • Enrollment Management
  • Tutoring and Learning Resources
  • Student Technical Support
  • Accreditation
  • Basic Skills Initiative
  • Strategic Planning (College and District)
  • Technology (College and District)
  • Online Education
  • Curriculum
  • Student Success Initiative

Areas of Expertise

  • Creating and articulating an organizational vision
  • Moving the organization into new directions
  • Strategic planning and implementing innovation and change
  • Coaching, mentoring, and evaluating faculty and staff
  • Building teams with a focus on excellence
  • Managing quality enrollment growth
  • Identifying and implementing campus-wide quality standards in online education
  • Organizing faculty workshops and training in best teaching and learning practices
  • Coordinating curriculum and course development
  • Promoting academic standards for student success
  • Empowering people to learn, grow, and achieve