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Valerie Delleville | System Director, Credit for Prior Learning, Salt Lake Community College

Current Position and Past Experience
Dr. Valerie Delleville has 20+ years of building learning systems through workforce partnerships, enrollment management, program development & implementation, sustainable change management, student retention, pathway innovation and teaching. She is committed to designing workforce-relevant programs through alternative education models such as credit for prior learning (CPL), experiential learning, and competency-based education (CBE). Delleville currently serves as System Director of Credit for Prior Learning at Salt Lake Community College. She was Associate Dean of Business Core and Microcredentials at Western Governors University, launching the College of Business’s first stackable microcredentials and business core for 32,000+ full-time students. While at the Council for Adult & Experiential Learning (CAEL) as Director of Higher Education, she served as a subject matter expert on adult education with institutions across the U.S. There, she developed and delivered trainings, workshops, and keynote addresses on evaluation, serving adult learners, workforce partnerships, enrollment, retention, CBE, CPL and serving military students.

At Drexel University, Valerie launched its first department focused on online student retention and engagement, where she led P&L to break even in its first term of operations. Additionally, Delleville held leadership roles in student services, enrollment services and business development. In 4 years as a Senior Business Development Specialist, her partnership development directly generated over $10 million in Drexel revenue.

Education, Honors and Achievements
Dr. Delleville holds a dual Bachelor of Science in psychology and business administration from the University of Pittsburgh. As a Semester at Sea scholar, she studied abroad in Japan, China, Vietnam, Malaysia, India, Kenya, South Africa, Brazil and Cuba. Valerie graduated with her MBA and graduate certificate in Human Resource Management from Keller Graduate School of Management, and both a Master of Science in Higher Education and Doctor of Education from Drexel University. Delleville earned a certificate in advanced executive communications skills from Harvard University (2014), a certificate in advanced negotiations skills from University of Notre Dame (2018), a certificate in VUCA leadership from eCornell (2020), and she is certified by the Human Capital Institute as a Leadership Development & Succession Strategist.

Personal Details and Community Involvement
Valerie is published in both peer-review and opinion journals, and she has presented to regional and national audiences – including keynote addresses. Through board service and leadership, Valerie led a continuing education board through drafting its inaugural Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging (DEIB) mission. She adores white water rafting and international travel, where she has visited 46 countries to date.

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Valerie Delleville | System Director, Credit for Prior Learning, Salt Lake Community College