About the CCCCIO

The California Community Colleges Chief Instructional Officers (CCCCIO) is a non-profit organization designed to support chief instructional officers in their support of the California Community College mission and Vision for Success. Learn more.

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Carter Doran Leadership Award 2022-2023

Kristina Whalen

This award recognizes an active Chief Instructional Officer (CIO) who exemplifies leadership by showing qualities, which Carter Doran embodied in his role as teacher/dean at Mt. San Antonio and Vice President of Instruction at Santa Ana and College of the Canyons:

It is expected that the recipient of the award will have exhibited the following criteria: 1) led with heart, 2) demonstrated creativity, 3) shown sustained commitment to addressing instructional challenges, 4) made a profound impact on a college and/or professional organization. Areas of achievement may involve faculty development, diversity, curriculum transformation, institutional effectiveness, enrollment management etc.

Previous Recognition Award Recipients