Community College board in June approved Larry Cheyne as the new director of
Education Partnerships. Cheyne comes to CCC from the Oregon Department of
Community Colleges and Workforce Development (CCWD), where he worked as an
As director of the
Office of Education Partnerships, Cheyne will coordinate CCC’s work with high
schools, charter schools, and homeschools. He will also lead work with local
colleges and universities, including developing articulation agreements.
Cheyne served as principal
of Linkville Academy in Klamath Falls for four years, where he managed faculty,
staff, facilities and budget for the school; and also taught courses in
science, horticulture, writing and speech. In addition, he coordinated the
annual accreditation and facilitated contracts with local school districts and
Cheyne worked as project
coordinator at Chemeketa Community College, managing career and technical
program approvals and guided their articulation with post-secondary programs at
the college. He also managed the dual-credit programs, including teacher
At CCWD, Cheyne coordinated
state approval for career and technical education programs and provided technical
assistance for all Oregon’s 17 community colleges. He earned a bachelor’s
degree at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa; and a master’s degree at
California University in Pennsylvania.
information, contact Larry Cheyne at 503-594-3220.