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Wadad Kaaki, Ph.D.

Dr. Kaaki specializes in teaching and educational management that is focused on campus-wide success involving both students and academics. She has held leadership and teaching positions where she implemented technology integration, monitored programs, student success, managed, mentored, trained, created professional development activities, evaluated staff/faculty and ensured programs were aligned with accreditation requirements. She oversaw the design and evaluation of curriculum and within Educational Programs and Allied Health programs such as: CTE (Career and Technical Education) Competency Based Education CBE / CBL Teacher Credential Programs Adult Education ASN BSN RN-MSN Occupational Therapy Clinical Simulation Design for Nursing Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) Program Medical Assistant Programs Clinical & Administrative Licensed Vocational Nurse Program LVN Dental Assistant Program IV Therapy Program Physical Therapy Aide Also with skilled Trade programs: HVAC, Electrician and Welding Humanities and Social Sciences and ELA Her creative, innovative personality and communication skills make her an asset in leadership and management. She enjoys mentoring, coaching, advising, speaking, and volunteering. Dr. Kaaki is passionate about the success of all departments in education. Dr. Kaaki also facilitates courses part-time online to stay in touch with current online teaching pedagogies. She has worked over 20 years at various K-12 classrooms and colleges/ universities. She embraces diversity and believes in full-inclusion, equal opportunities and the right to pursue education. Her specialties and include: business management, project management, consulting, teacher education, course development and design, online learning, teacher and faculty training, general education specialization, key note speaking, presentation skills, professional development, leadership modeling, higher education administration, accreditation and student / academic affairs. She is also a dissertation chair and instructs at doctoral level.

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School of Advanced Studies