Dr. Douglas Marriott is the Dean of Adult/Community Education & Workforce Development at Los Angeles Valley College (LAVC). He has taught in both the Psychology and English Departments at LAVC and directed projects for the LAVC Workforce Training Program. While continuing the advancement Workforce and Adult Education initiatives on campus, Dr. Marriott also oversees the and Family Resource Center, and works directly with the CalWORKs/GAIN department where he has aligned programs under the heading of “Strengthening Working Families” to add holistic supportive services for the community. He holds Bachelor’s Degrees from the University of Washington, a Master’s in Education from Chapman University, and a Doctorate in Educational Leadership from UCLA. He served in the Peace Corps as a Community Education Volunteer in the 1990s. He views the Fall 2020 CORO Workforce Leadership Network as a great avenue of continued growth and innovation in the field of Workforce Development.