Board of directors
Derek Majors is the Construction, Maintenance, and Utilities Pathway Counselor at LA Trade Technical College. He also serves as a Consultant to the Career Ladders Project; facilitating several of the California Community College Guided Pathways Workshops across the state. Derek has worked in Adult Education for 26 years; including the unique experience of working in various capacities ranging from an instructor, counselor and administrator in both Los Angeles Unified and Community College Districts. In these roles, he has developed an innovative and systematic plan, focused on student success and positive outcomes.
Derek holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sociology and a Minor in Africana Studies from San Diego State University; a Masters of Science Degree in Guidance Counseling, from the University of La Verne. He has held several leadership positions within educational, mental health and church leadership organizations—most recently, as Board Chair, of Open Path Counseling Center and Elder Board Chair (Elect) at his church. Spending most of his formative years in the Los Angeles, Derek has directly experienced the obstacles and hardships faced by students from less advantaged and educationally challenged communities. This awareness propels his commitment to supporting students towards meeting their educational goals.
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