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Carlos Osvaldo Cortez
President, Continuing Education
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Carlos Osvaldo Cortez

President, Continuing Education
As a Ph.D. holder, Carlos Osvaldo Cortez is a well educated and dedicated professional who has influenced the lives of thousands. He is currently the president of San Diego Continuing Education, a major division of the local community college system. His dedication to POC and low-income students has been a constant motivator for his work in the educational field. His own education has reflected his passions and interests, centering the role of educators and administrators of color in the development of social welfare and educational policy. He understands the importance of policy and has worked closely with policy-makers as well. Beyond his work, he is an avid reader.
New York University
University of Southern California
San Diego, CA, USA

Professional Background

  • Current status
    Not open to opportunities
  • Profession
  • Fields
  • Work experience
    More than 15 years (More than 15 years relevant)
  • Management
  • Skills
    Educational Leadership
    educational technology
    faculty training
    educational leadership
  • Highest level of education

Job search preferences

  • Desired job type
  • Desired positions
    President, Continuing Education
  • Desired work locations
  • Freelance

Work Experience

Adunct Faculty

Jan 2020 - Present

Adjunct Faculty

Jan 2018 - Present
San Juan Capistrano, California

Adjunct Faculty

Jan 2017 - Present

President, Continuing Education

Jul 2015 - Present
San Diego Community College District

Adjunct Faculty

Jan 2015 - Present

Dissertaion Chair

Jan 2018 - May 2020
2 yrs 5 mos

Adjunct Faculty

Jan 2013 - Aug 2019
6 yrs 8 mos
Mount Pleasant, Michigan

Adjunct Faculty

Jan 2010 - Dec 2015
6 yrs 0 mos


Jul 2013 - Jul 2015
2 yrs 1 mo
Adjunct Faculty January 2010 - December 2015 6 years Los Angeles, California Peralta Community College District Acting Vice President of Instruction & Dean of Instruction, Berkeley City


Ph.D Education Policy and Administration; African Policy
Social Studies Teacher
1999 - 2001

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