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Donna Younger


Donna has served as an adult learning facilitator in a wide variety of roles and settings for more than thirty years. In higher education, she was a member of the resident faculty of SCPS for 12 years and has taught in both the undergraduate and graduate programs as an adjunct faculty member for 14 years. Donna served as Dean of Academic Services at Oakton Community College from 2002-2012 where she led the effort to improve services to adult students and to implement a First Year Experience Program. More recently, Donna was Associate Vice-President for Higher Education at CAEL (Council for Adult and Experiential Learning) from 2014-2016 and continues to serve as a consultant for CAEL, working with academic institutions across sectors as well as with business and not-for-profit organizations. Donna’s particular areas for continuous inquiry for emotional and social competence and organizational development.