Dr. Kale Braden is the Dean of Fine and Applied Arts at American River College, a position which he has held for the past year. Previously he served as a Professor of Theatre at Cosumnes River College for seventeen years. He has served on multiple committees and task forces including as a department chair; curriculum chair; academic senator; local senate vice-president and president; as well as the president of the Los Rios Community College District Senate. He has served on the executive team of the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges as a North representative. He holds an M.F.A. in Theatrical Design from the University of Hawaii and an Ed.D. from Argosy University in Educational Leadership. This is the fourth accreditation team that he has served on.
Standard IIA; back up on Baccalaureate degree