Rolando Regino, Ph.D.
Dean, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (S.T.E.M.)
Distance Education Coordinator
(760) 245-4271, ext. 2530
Dr. Regino supports the S.T.E.M. division, which consists of the Biology, Chemistry, Math, CIDG (Computer Integrated Design and Graphics), MERT (Media Arts), CIS (Computer Information Systems), Electronics, and Child Development Departments. As the Distance Education Coordinator, he supports faculty in the delivery of online and hybrid courses for the college’s distance education program.
Dr. Regino’s professional background includes comprehensive experience in community college teaching and administration, including the public sector. Dr. Regino has taught English, Linguistics, Communications, ESL, Humanities, and Instructional Technology at the community college and university levels, both face-to-face and online. He has also initiated a number of welfare-to-work training programs through government grants and has managed county-wide multi-million dollar projects from the Department of Labor in workforce training, economic development, and Career & Technical Education (CTE). He was Dean of CTE at Mt. San Jacinto College where he expanded CTE programs, created community youth initiatives, and began bridge programs with local high schools. In addition, he has developed online and hybrid course curriculum, as well as trained faculty in instructional technology.
Dr. Regino earned his Bachelor of Arts in English/Linguistics at San Francisco State University and his Master of Arts in Linguistics at California State University, Fullerton. He was a post graduate student at the University of Jerusalem, where he studied Hebrew, Arabic, Religions, and Middle-Eastern History & Politics. He later completed his doctorate in Education at Capella University, concentrating in Distance Education.