Wilmington, Del., Dec. 7, 2009 — Dawn Career Institute leadership is pleased to announce William Harris recently joined DCI as Director of Education. Harris, a career college alumnus and former instructor, has more than seven years’ experience in career education management and teaching. Given his background, Harris is particularly well-versed in the challenges that career education students must overcome. He works with the institute’s faculty and staff to continue providing high-quality career education and forward-thinking education strategies in both the classroom and online realms.
In his new role, Harris provides organizational leadership to the institute’s academic endeavors and oversees the professional development of staff and faculty members. He also advises students, keeping them motivated to pursue their education through completion, and works with faculty to ensure essential support to equip students for some of today’s burgeoning career fields.
For the last two years, Harris served as Director of Education for CHI Institute in Broomall, Pa., where he was responsible for managing student retention and completion outcomes for 650 students enrolled in both day and evening programs. Prior to that, he served as Director of Education for The Chubb Institute in Springfield, Pa., for a total student body of 350 students.
Harris also served as Computer Networking and Security Program Director for The Chubb Institute in Springfield from 2002-2006. There, he supervised instructors and oversaw their professional development. He also managed student retention and success, evaluated training curriculum, and was an evening Technology Instructor from May 2002-December 2004.
“This is an exciting opportunity for me because I know the challenges of today’s career college students firsthand,” Harris said. “Our faculty and staff realize that I started out on a similar path as our students so I know who they are working with and how to reach them.”
About Dawn Career Institute
Based in Wilmington, Del., Dawn Career Institute is a career education institution that provides graduates with the knowledge and skills they need to establish careers. With access to major employers throughout the mid-Atlantic, tri-state area, Dawn Career Institute offers programs in some of the nation’s fastest-growing career fields: healthcare, wellness and business. Dawn Career Institute is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC). For more information, visit www.DawnCareerInstitute.edu. Formerly known as Dawn Training Centre.