Program Development Officer
Dr. Rob Shorette is a Program Development Officer of the California Education Learning Lab. From 2016-2020, Rob was with the California State University Office of the Chancellor where he most recently served as the Director of Special Initiatives for Academic Success & Inclusive Excellence and prior to that as the Executive Director of the Cal State Student Association. For the past decade, Rob has focused his efforts on ensuring equity in student success through strategic grant programming, advocating for students’ needs, and producing research on diversity and equity in higher education. His professional experience includes working at both public and private college campuses and nonprofit research and advocacy organizations. Rob holds a Doctor of Philosophy in Higher, Adult, & Lifelong Education from Michigan State University, a Master of Arts in Higher Education Administration with a concentration in policy from The George Washington University, and a Bachelor of Arts in English Education from Florida A&M University.