Director, Extension Programs
Christine Irion directs the development and delivery of a complex portfolio of programs and services, including: open enrollment, contract training, professional development, organizational development, online and classroom-based instructional design projects.
With more than 23 years in higher education, Ms. Irion has broad and deep experience working with the business, government and higher education communities to assess workforce development needs and provide training solutions.
For the past 10 years, Ms. Irion has led Extension Programs at the College of Continuing Education. She provides strategic direction and leadership, develops new programs and business, builds a high performing team and directs unit operations.
Ms. Irion received bachelor’s degrees in sociology and women’s studies, as well as a master’s degree in educational administration and policy studies from California State University, Sacramento.