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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

Mary SpildeMary Spilde, President, Lane Community College, August 2001 to present. Spilde joined Lane in 1995 as Vice President for Instructional Services. In 1997, she became Vice President for Instruction and Student Services. She served 15 years at Linn-Benton Community College, where she was dean of business, health, and training. Mary served on the Oregon Workforce Quality Council for six years.

Mary earned a bachelor's degree in business and social systems and a law degree from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland. She completed a master's in adult education and the doctorate in postsecondary education at Oregon State University. Mary has a passion for learning about leadership and organizational change. She is on the faculty of the National Institute for Leadership Development and was a founding member of the Oregon chapter of the American Association of Women in Community Colleges (AAWCC). Currently, Mary serves on the national board of AAWCC and will assume the presidency of that organization in July 2003.

Mary focuses much of her time and energy at Lane on leading and participating in initiatives that will develop a culture of caring and achievement and improvements in the environment for learners.


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