Meet Our Staff
The Student Accessibility Services staff are located in Student Support Programs, room 5226 of the FOSS (5000) Building. It is the program of Shoreline Community College that oversees the provision of reasonable accommodations/academic adjustments for students with disabilities on an individual, case-by-case basis.
Acting Associate Dean of Student Support Programs
Derek oversees Student Accessibility Services as the Acting Associate Dean of Student Support Programs. Derek comes to us from the College of Marin, where he was the Dean of Student Success. Before that, he worked at the University of Washington and UW Tacoma. He earned his M.A. in College Student Personnel at Bowling Green State University and B.A. in Psychology from UC Santa Cruz.
Derek’s areas of responsibility include Student Accessibility Services, Tutoring and Academic Support, the Assessment and Testing Center, Veterans Programs, and Community Employment Programs. His office is 5216, extension is 4544, and email is firstname.lastname@example.org.
Derek is excited to be at Shoreline and work with new colleagues to continue to support
access, success, and equity for community college students. He and his wife, Laurie,
have 3 red-headed boys, ages 15, 12, and 7. They live in West Seattle.