Dr. Hilary Goodkind has been named CSM’s dean of planning, research, innovation, and effectiveness (PRIE). She has served as interim dean of PRIE since February 2018. Hilary has worked at a variety of educational institutions as a researcher and a faculty member and has an extensive background in education, research, strategic planning, organizational development, and community involvement.
Hilary spent six years at Lane Community College in Oregon where she conducted organizational assessments and cultivated business and community relationships. She was part of a research team charged with refining the admissions system for the Oregon university system, and taught at the Graduate School of Education at Oregon State. After moving back to California, Hilary provided research, strategic planning, and other consulting services to many educational institutions including Stanford University, Diablo Valley College, the Foothill-DeAnza Community College District, the San Mateo County Community College District, and the University of Oregon. She also served as an elected trustee for the Happy Valley School District for six years.
Hilary has worked with more than 100 businesses, non-profits, and government agencies including Goodwill Industries, NASA-Ames Research Center, Santa Barbara Workforce Investment Board, San Mateo County Workforce Investment Board, Hospital Council of Northern and Central California, Hewlett Packard, National Semiconductor, Oregon Medical Labs, Sony, Extreme Networks and others. She served as the west coast director for the Center for Quality of Management, a consortium of 124 multi-national corporations, and currently serves on the board of NOVA, a nationally recognized workforce investment board.
Hilary has a bachelor’s degree in psychology from U.C. Santa Cruz; a master’s in educational policy and management from the University of Oregon; and a doctorate in education, leadership, technology, and administration from the University of Oregon.