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Steve Donley , B.S. , J.D. , LLD , M.B.A.

Career Technical Education

Title: Dean of Career Technical Education & Economic Development


Phone: 714-484-7233

Location: Career Technical Education, Division Office, TE1-207




My name is Dr. Steve Donley. I have been at Cypress College since 1995.  At Cypress, I have held the positions of Professor, Dean, and Interim Vice President, Educational Programs and Student Services.

Currently, my main responsibilities include oversight of the CTE Division, consisting of six academic departments, which include Administration of Justice, Aviation & Travel Careers, Energy & Sustainable Technologies, Automotive Technology, Automotive Collision Repair, Air-Conditioning & Refrigeration, and Hotel, Restaurant & Culinary Arts. I also coordinate the College's Economic and Workforce Development initiatives, administer the College's state and federal grants, and facilitate the California Community College System Office's program and course approvals for the College. I am also the dean responsible for Distance Education at Cypress College.

With over forty years of teaching and educational administration experience, I enjoy the interaction I have with faculty, staff, administration, and most of all with the students. I encourage you to contact me anytime in person, or by telephone or email.

Best wishes.


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