top of page

New Executive Board Members

Dr_Floyd_Hardin_III_NACCTEP_Photo.jpg

Dr. Floyd H. Hardin, III - Member-at-Large

Dr. Floyd H. Hardin, III serves as the Executive Officer of Equity and College Relations. In this role Dr. Hardin’s duties encompass the responsibilities of the organization’s Chief of Staff and Chief Diversity Officer. Preceding his current role, Dr. Hardin served as Rio Salado College’s Senior Officer of Outreach, Inclusion, and Strategic Partnerships. He operated as the institution’s primary contact, triaging national partnership opportunities, vetting and implementing educational transfer partners to support college-university transfer pathways and augmenting college revenue streams by standing-up B2B partnerships to support development goals and financial growth targets. With a proven track record in partnership development, financial management, operations and programming, instruction and curriculum design, and more than 15 years as a social justice scholar and Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DEIB) practitioner, Dr. Hardin is a well-rounded executive leader, who leads from a people-first perspective. Hardin fervently advocates for students and employees alike, and consistently challenges the status quo, leads from the heart, and models the way with intentionality, mindfulness, and an entrepreneurial spirit. Dr. Hardin earned his Doctorate in Organizational Leadership from Pepperdine University; Master's Degree in Educational Psychology from Arizona State University; and holds a Bachelor's degree in Psychology and Humanities Studies from Morehouse College. Dr. Hardin is proud to be an educational service provider, and works every day to personify the quote by Marian Wright Edelman, “Service is the rent we pay for being. It is the very purpose of life, and not merely something you do in your spare time.”

 

Contact Floyd at Floyd.Hardin.iii@riosalado.edu​.

Laurette Scott, Member-at-Large

Laurette Scott began her career as a traditionally licensed secondary English teacher. She has spent the last 20 years at Clackamas Community College as Education faculty teaching and advising students as they begin their journey as professional educators. During that time she has served as department chair, president of the faculty association, lead professional learning communities among other activities. Laurette has had the opportunity to assist in the development of statewide transfer maps between community colleges and universities and develop the first community college Educator Prep Program in the state to be recognized by the licensing board.

In Oregon, the 17 community colleges operate entirely independently. As the sole Education faculty member at her college, Laurette works entirely alone. She connected with NACCTEP early in her career and it was often the closest thing she had to a group of colleagues. Additionally, NACCTEP connected Laurette to like-minded colleagues in her state. She has gained much from her association with NACCTEP and would like to give back to the organization. She has witnessed the journey the organization has been on and would like to contribute to successful completion of the group's mission.

Laurette can be reached at Laurette@clackamas.edu

laurette_scott_600x600.jpg
M Lynn SEHD_Dean_MG_0269_edited.jpg

Dr. Marvin Lynn,
University Representative

Dr. Marvin Lynn, Dean of the School of Education & Human Development (SEHD) at the University of Colorado Denver, has enjoyed a robust career as a teacher, equity scholar, and public university administrator. SEHD is a statewide and national leader for education quality, access and equity across the education and human development lifespan. It is the largest graduate school of its kind in Colorado and is highly regarded for its high-quality academic programs that demonstrate evidence of a strong commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion. Before his arrival at CU Denver in June of 2022, he served as dean and professor of education at Portland State University as well as Dean and associate dean at public universities in the Midwest. In these leadership roles, Dean Lynn has worked to solidify and strengthen relationships with community colleges to advance teacher education.

 

Dean Lynn’s His research focuses on race, education, the work and lives of Black male educators, and best practices for advancing teacher diversity in the United States. He is one of the most highly cited researchers in the area of educational equity. His research has been recognized by the American Educational Research Association, the Critical Race Studies in Education Association, and the University of the Free State in South Africa. 

 

Currently, he serves on the boards of the Carnegie Project for the Education Doctorate (AACTE) and the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) where he also serves as a member of the Executive Board in the role of Secretary. 

Contact Marvin at Marvin.Lynn@ucdenver.edu

bottom of page