The Valley Economic Alliance Investor Spotlight August 2015

Los Angeles Mission College

Dr. Monte E. Perez, PH.D., President

Los Angeles Mission College Dr. Monte E. Perez, P.h.D.Dr. Monte Perez assumed the Presidency of Los Angeles Mission College (LAMC) in May 2011. LAMC serves Northeast San Fernando Valley and is one of the nine colleges of the Los Angeles Community College District. LAMC has 12,000 students and prepares students for vocational careers in accounting, administration of justice, child development, computer applications, computer science information technology, food and nutrition, gerontology, marriage and family life, finance, food service management, interior design, paralegal studies, retail management, animation and 3D Design, Graphic and Web Design, Video Production, Hospitality Management and Culinary Arts.

The College partners with business and industry to provide high caliber training and education that meet the needs of today’s workforce. LAMC joined The Valley Economic Alliance to participate in regional education and training solutions for the San Fernando Valley, and to increase education, training, and employment opportunities for individuals and families served by the college.

Dr. Perez was formerly president of the Moreno Valley Campus and director of institutional research with the National Hispanic University in San Jose, C.A. Dr. Perez was selected as a policy fellow for the U.S. Department of Education, and became the Secretary’s senior policy analyst with expertise in financial aid, workforce education, TRIO, and youth employment.

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