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Lee Mahon, EdD
Faculty, Educational Leadership & Change
Millbrae, California

my story

I began my career as a public school teacher (K-12), before becoming a public school administrator (K-12), a community college instructor, a university instructor and a director, at Santa Clara University. I am now an Advisor/Mentor at Fielding University.

I own a consulting company performing executive searches in the field of education from principal to superintendent to college president. We also perform wage/classification studies, curriculum audits, and management audits in both the private and public sector. I have and continue to serve on numerous school and foundation boards including most recently, the Fielding Board of Trustees.

As a civil rights consultant I presently work with the California Community Colleges in assessing compliance with civil rights legislation. I am a political junkie and love working and supporting different people and groups in their run for office. I am a futurist and spend time gathering and analyzing data on the future of education.

Born in California, I was raised in Bakersfield where I played catcher on a softball team and San Francisco where I attended high school and college. I finally settled in Millbrae, where I am near my family - one brother, two nephews and their wives, and three grand-nephews.

Interests and Expertise

  • Politics and public policy
  • Education management
  • Social justice and social change
  • Civil rights
  • Facilitating the Santa Clara Fielding student cluster
  • Teaching and preparing future administrators
  • Spoiling my grand-nephews ages 4, 5 and 6

Why Fielding?

I have experienced the opportunity to work with young people vitally interested in social justice and in the restructuring of the educational system as we know it today. At Fielding I have the pleasure of mentoring and advising our future leaders and to be a small part of this change locally, nationally and internationally.

Advice to Prospective Students

We are on the verge of a radical shift in our educational system. Education needs you! You are the future of what will be! You are the future for what can be! Be confident in yourself, your values and the strengths you bring for expanding human rights and social justice.

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