Dr. Andrew C. Jones, currently serves as President (interim) at LA Trade Tech College in California. He has served as an executive administrator for over 30 years. He most recently served as Interim Executive Vice Chancellor for Education and Technology at Contra Costa Community College District. He led Coast Community College District, CA as Chancellor and previously served as Executive Vice Chancellor of Educational Affairs for the Dallas County Community College District, TX and President of the Community College of Baltimore County, Catonsville, MD.
Dr. Jones has led several national initiatives to address the declining role of males of color in higher education, to promote increased faculty diversity and development, and to promote student success through the use of technology, process improvement and predictive analytics. During 2015-16 Dr. Jones chaired the county wide Adult Ed Basic Grant Consortium and the Previously and Currently Incarcerated Youth and Adult Taskforce for Contra Costa District. As chancellor for the Cost District he led the formation of the Orange County Regional Chancellor’s Workforce Committee and established a quarterly regional chancellor’s summit. Dr. Jones remains involved with statewide workforce efforts and is involved in developing STEM based entrepreneurial initiatives to enhance the working learner and promote the notion of knowledge acquired through experience and doing.