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Marie Cini | Chief Strategy Officer, ED2WORK

Current Position and Past Experience
Marie Cini is currently Chief Strategy Officer of ED2WORK. An accomplished senior executive in higher education, her academic career spans more than 25 years and she has extensive experience as a C-level academic administrator in universities that predominantly serve adults. Most recently, Marie served as president of the Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL), where she transitioned to a streamlined organization able to focus on the evolving needs of adult learners.

Prior, she worked at the University of Maryland University College for nearly 10 years serving in roles such as Vice Provost, Vice President and Dean. In addition to her work at UMUC, Cini served as the 2016 and 2017 President of the Board of the Online Learning Consortium (OLC), the premier online learning association focused on learning quality.

Education, Honors and Achievements
Cini earned her BS from the Pennsylvania State University in 1979. In 1984 she earned her MS in Counselor Education from the same institution. In 1994, Cini earned her PhD in Social Psychology from the University of Pittsburgh.

Personal Details and Community Involvement
Marie and her partner, Andrea, enjoy traveling and kayaking, and love their 75-pound puppy named Wall-E that they adopted from a rescue group.

Connect
You can connect with Marie via LinkedIn or on Twitter @mariecini.
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