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Nanotechnology: Possible Directions for Educators

November 17-20
Long Beach Convention Center
Long Beach, CA

For more information contact
Ed Leach (480) 705·8200 x233

Hosted by:
Los Angeles
Community College District

Long Beach City College District

Future Conference Dates:

October 19-22, 2003
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Hosted By:
Wisconsin Technical
College System

November 7-10, 2004
Tampa, Florida

Leo Chavez, Ph.D., is the chancellor of the Foothill-De Anza Community College District, one of the preeminent community college districts in the nation. Prior to accepting his current position Chavez was president of West Valley College for six years and was a history/ethnic studies instructor and administrator at San Jose City College for 13 years.

He received his B.A. degree in history from the University of Texas, El Paso, and his M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in history from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. The University of Texas, El Paso, recognized Chavez as alumnus of the year by awarding him the Golden Nugget Award.

An active member of the community, he serves on the boards of the Chief Executive Officers of the California Community Colleges, Comerica Bank, the Commission on Athletics (for California Community Colleges), Community Foundation Silicon Valley, the Gardner Center Advisory Board (John Gardner Center for Youth and Their Communities), the League for Innovation in the Community College, and the Skoll Community Fund.

Chavez lives with his wife and family in Saratoga.


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