Andy Harper has been the executive director for SBCC’s Center for Lifelong Learning since 2013. He also served for four years as an adult education program director. Prior to moving across Highway 101 to SBCC, Andy worked for nine years at UCSB Extension as director of language and culture programs.
Before discovering the wonders of Santa Barbara, Andy led something of a peripatetic life. He held administrative positions at the University of Tampa in Florida; the University of Central Florida; Sultan Qaboos University in the Sultanate of Oman; and at Schreiner University in Kerrville, Texas. In addition, Andy has also lived and been a classroom teacher in London, England; Montpellier, France; Cairo, Egypt; and San Sebastian, Spain.
Andy has a bachelor’s degree in comparative literature from the University of East Anglia (U.K), and a master’s degree in English as a second language from the University of Hawaii. His certifications also include executive leadership, program planning, marketing, and e-marketing.
Author: Jessica Tade