Dr. Celia Esposito-Noy
Superintendent/President, Solano Community College District
The Solano Community College (SCC) Board of Trustees announced the decision to authorize Board President A. Marie Young to offer the appointment of Superintendent/President to Dr. Celia Esposito-Noy and negotiate the terms of the contract at a special board meeting held on November 23, 2015.
Celia began her higher education career as classified staff at Chabot College supervising tutoring services. Following graduate school, she served as a dean at a liberal arts college before returning to work in the community college system as adjunct faculty, director, associate vice president, vice president, interim president and most recently as Vice Chancellor, Educational Services at Chabot-Las Positas Community College District.
Celia has served as president and past president for the CCCCSSAA (Chief Student Services Administrators) and as a member of the CCCAA Board (Athletic Association). Much of her professional work has focused on developing strategies and interventions for successfully serving students enrolled in basic skills classes, students suffering from trauma, and those with mental health challenges. She has presented at state and national conferences on strategies for advancing student success. Her dissertation examined the use of social modeling in a basic skills math class as a means for informing successful student behavior.
Celia earned her BA degree from San Francisco State University, her MA degree from Stanford University, and her Ed.D. from Mills College. She has lived in Solano County since 1998 and currently resides in Fairfield.