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June 5, 2018 — Elecciones Primarias de California
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Distrito de Colegios Comunitarios de San DiegoCandidato para Síndico, Area de Síndico C

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John B. Watson

Principal Researcher/Technologist
7,093 votos (13.6%)
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Mis 3 prioridades principales

  • Work towards equity, opportunity and a free education for all students including underserved student groups, our veterans, and anyone in our community seeking a high quality education.
  • Collaborate with businesses and faculty to prepare students for jobs of tomorrow. As our county's largest workforce trainer, we need to ensure students are prepared for new technology and clean energy jobs; and a path to transfer to a 4-year degree.
  • Ensure our district remains fiscally strong as its primary source of funding and the CA community college landscape undergo changes in coming years.

Experiencia

Experiencia

Profesión:Education Researcher/Technologist/Former Professor
Principal Researcher, Technologist, Columbus Research, Inc. (1995–current)
Senior Director of IT and Analytics, Institute for Evidence Based Change (2011–current)
Assistant Professor, School of Engineering and Technology, National University (2004–2007)

Educación

San Diego State University/Claremont Graduate University joint doctoral program Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Education (dissertation: Detecting metacognitive awareness in elementary students) (2002)
San Diego State University Master of Arts (M.A.), Liberal Arts (Thesis topic: approaches to artificial intelligence) (1993)
University of California, San Diego Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Economics (1985)

Biografía

Who I Am

  • A San Diego native, received Bachelor's, Master’s, and Ph.D.
  • Owner of a San Diego software business since 1995
  • Award-winning doctoral research in student learning behavior
  • Former Associate Professor of Software Engineering
  • Director of IT and Analytics at a nonprofit dedicated to increasing student success

What I’ve Done

  • Directed data operations for California’s community college research database
  • Research led to beneficial outcomes for underrepresented students
  • Built two successful tech startups, hiring employees from local universities
  • Worked on projects to improve student access to a-g courses, directed data operations for Linked Learning and a number of community college CTE (career technical ed) projects.

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