Dr. Matthew Wetstein, Chair
Dr. Matt Wetstein has just completed his second year as Superintendent/President of Cabrillo College. Prior to working at Cabrillo, Matt served for 6 years as the Assistant Superintendent/Vice President of Instruction and Planning at San Joaquin Delta College in Stockton, CA. Matt started his career in the California Community Colleges as a Political Science Instructor at San Joaquin Delta College in 1996. He holds a BA from the University of St. Francis in Illinois, and a Masters and Ph.D. in Political Science from Northern Illinois University. He is a statewide leader in the Research and Planning Community for California Community Colleges, having spent 6 years on the board of that organization and 2 years as President. The Ohlone ACCJC peer review team will represent his sixth time serving as a peer reviewer, but his first as team leader.
Terrence Willett, Assistant to the Chair
Dean, Research, Planning, and Institutional Effectiveness
Terrence Willett is the dean of research, planning, and institutional effectiveness at Cabrillo College in Aptos, California and the founding researcher for the Multiple Measures Assessment Project (MMAP) by the Research and Planning Group. He has over 20 years of experience in program planning and evaluation, large scale relational database integration and analyses, creating predictive models using statistical and machine learning techniques, data dashboard design and implementation, and geographic information systems (GIS) analyses. Mr. Willett also has experience as a Field Biology instructor and as a math and science tutor for the general student population as well as for the Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement (MESA) program and for Disabled Students Programs and Services (DSPS). He has published papers and presented on topics including the use of high school data in college placement, evaluating acceleration curricula in English and math, student engagement and support service effectiveness, predicting student persistence, and the impacts of logging on redwood forest spider communities. Mr. Willett earned his B.A. in Psychology from the University of California at Santa Cruz and his M.S. in Environmental Studies from San Jose State University in addition to studying science and music at Cabrillo College.