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I have been working in education in Arizona for my entire career. I started as a high school math teacher, and in the years since, I have risen to become the chancellor of the Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) – one of the largest community college systems in the nation.
As a classroom teacher, I was instructing nearly 130 students a semester. In my role as chancellor, I’m now making decisions for more than 140,000 students each year. It’s a big responsibility, and each day I’m motivated knowing that our colleges play a critical role in providing access to an affordable, high-quality education.
The above excerpt was originally published in Arizona Capitol Times.
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