Meet the Leaders in Education! The education system in Folsom is considered excellent due to it's highly rated public and private schools, innovative programs, and academic achievements. Additionally, Folsom offers a diverse range of educational opportunities, including higher education at Folsom Lake College. Join us for an informative discussion and learn why Folsom is a leader in academic excellence! Lunch will be provided by one of the hottest new restaurants in town, Red Hot Chilli Pepper.
Guest speakers- Art Pimentel-, President of Folsom Lake College and Sarah Koligian- Superintendent of Folsom Cordova Unified School District
|Art Pimentel, Ed.D.- President Folsom Lake College|
Art has over 18 years of experience in higher education. His experience includes leadership of student and instructional services, public policy, fiscal management, marketing, community outreach, enrollment management, facilities management, government relations as well as institutional and strategic planning. Art believes in equitable access to higher education for all students and the importance of developing organizational ecosystems that focus on equity, anti-racism, and student achievement. In addition to his career in higher education, Art has held several elected and regional leadership positions. He was elected to the Woodland City Council and served from 2004-2008, elected Mayor of Woodland in 2008-2012, and served on the Woodland Joint Unified School District Board of Trustees in 2014. Art also served as the Chairman for the Yolo County Transportation District, Yolo-Solano Air Quality District, and the Cleaner Air Partnership of Sacramento.