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Rebecca Lake | Dean of Workforce and Economic Development, Harper College

Current Position and Past Experience
Rebecca Lake is the Dean of Workforce and Economic Development at Harper College. She is an ApprenticeshipUSA Leader and oversees Harper's strategic registered apprenticeship activities. Before coming to Harper, Lake created the Community College Leadership (CCL) doctoral program at National Louis University, serving as program director for 10 years. She spent the first half of her professional life involved in health planning, hospital and health care administration, and nursing while the second half in community college teaching and administration. Dr. Lake has held community college positions of faculty, assistant dean, career and technology (CTE) dean, and academic vice-president.

Education, Honors and Achievements
Rebecca Lake holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania and a Master of Science in Health Planning and Policy Issues and Nursing from University of Wisconsin-Madison. She also earned an EdD in Adult and Continuing Education from National Louis University.

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