I am so delighted to announce that Carli Schiffner has accepted Jan Yoshiwara’s invitation to join the SBCTC agency staff.
As the new deputy director for the education division, Carli will work closely with Jan, the education division staff, and you—staff, faculty, and administrators at our colleges—to provide leadership for our agency and the college system on education policies and partnerships.
Carli will officially start at SBCTC on September 1.
Please join me in welcoming Carli as our new Ed Division leader!
A Few Words About Carli from Jan Yoshiwara
Carli is currently vice president for instruction at Wenatchee Valley College and oversees the Omak campus for WVC. Among her accomplishments are successfully launching the college’s applied bachelors degrees, developing award winning partnerships with the Colville Confederated Tribes, successfully negotiating two faculty contracts, implementing new program review and curriculum approval processes, winning new grants for TRIO (outreach and support services for low income students), MESA (Math Engineering Science Achievement), and guided pathways (co-lead with their vice president for student services), and leading accreditation for the district. Prior to arriving at Wenatchee Valley College in 2013, Carli was interim president at the State University of New York, Canton, and provost and chief executive officer, the president’s chief of staff with responsibility for external partnerships and legislative outreach, and history professor for the university. She was previously dean of arts and sciences at Yakima Valley College.
Carli is a Washingtonian, earning her doctorate in history from Washington State University and bachelor of arts degree from Gonzaga University.