Dr. Parra is a Devoted administrator and educator with degrees in IT Systems, Management, Public Administration, Curriculum Development, and Instructional Design dedicated to making a difference in students’ lives and to the institution. Fluent in English and Spanish with over 20 years of diverse, progressively responsible administrative and managerial experience in the Higher Education Field. Dr. Parra possesses extensive budgeting control, public sector/non-profit organization experience, reporting development, strategic planning, program planning, program evaluation, curriculum development, instructional design, and leadership/managerial, marketing, and organizational development skills.
Dr. Parra demonstrates effectiveness and proficiency skills in student support services including admissions, advisement, registration, recruitment, financial aid, employment services, and counseling. In addition, she has strong experience in business services, as well as theoretical and working knowledge of federal, state, and local policies and procedures governing higher education, including facilities management. Dr. Parra is an innovative individual with creative problem-solver skills holding a strong record in the implementation, development, and supervision of academic and administrative support areas.