Cheryl has over 29 years of experience working in higher education and is tenured as a counselor faculty member at TMCC where she has worked as Counselor, International Student Program Coordinator and Re-Entry Center Coordinator. She recently returned from living in Morocco where she worked for 2.5 years at Al Akhawayn University in Ifrane where she provided personal, career and crisis counseling, taught classes and developed student development programs. Cheryl holds a master’s degree in psychology with an emphasis in counseling and a bachelor’s degree in psychology from California State University, Chico. Additionally, she earned an associate of arts degree from Yuba College in Marysville, California. She specializes in cross-cultural and career counseling and has extensive training experience. She has presented hundreds of workshops and seminars both nationally and internationally. Her training focuses on cultural diversity, cross-cultural communication skills and utilizing the Myers-Briggs and Temperament Sorter to determine career interests, learning, leadership, work and communication styles. Cheryl has taught numerous college courses at the university and community college level which include: Cultural Diversity Issues in Public Health, Topics in Race and Racism, Introduction to Psychology, Introduction to Human Resources, Introduction to Counseling, Small Group Communications, Information Literacy Skills, Educational, Personal and Career Development, College Success Skills. Cheryl is considered a “Third Culture Kid”and grew up in a military family where she spent most of her developmental years living in Spain and Libya. Her cultural experiences have taught her the importance of being adaptable and flexible and have shaped her life. She is passionate about traveling and experiencing new cultures and has traveled to 32 countries in five continents