Tamika Connor serves as the Senior Vice President for Strategic Initiatives at Calbright. Her background includes working at both public and private colleges, including East Carolina University, Stanford University, Santa Clara University, and at a number of California community colleges. Over the last 20 years her work has been dedicated to creating emancipated spaces for marginalized populations in our society. As an Educational Consultant, she worked as the Director for the Chabot/Las Positas Community College District—Mid Alameda County Adult Education Consortium and is a Student Services subject matter expert with the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office for the Strategic Enrollment Management core team. As the Assistant Vice Chancellor of Enrollment Management at Peralta Colleges, she managed the central office enrollment services from pre-enrollment through completion.
In 2005, Tamika started her community college teaching career at DeAnza College as a part-time instructor in Intercultural Studies and History. This work lead to a tenured faculty position in the Division of Social Sciences at Laney College and as the Department Chair of Ethnic Studies.
Tamika has a strong background in building sustainable partnerships with higher education institutions, adult schools, community-based organizations, industries, and local government agencies. She is committed to innovation, equity, and scalability. Tamika is excited to leverage her experiences to create new ways to deliver programs and services to our diverse adult learners.