Who & What
As a part of Barrington’s White House Spring 2021 Season, our Culture & Community Center presents Harper College President Dr. Avis Proctor.
Dr. Avis Proctor, President of William Rainey Harper College, will provide insights on the state of higher education today.
Where & When
The virtual presentation will take place on Sunday, April 25, 2021, at 3:00 pm.
Click here to register for the event. Tickets are $10 per household.
All spring 2021 events at Barrington’s White House will be held virtually. Tickets are $10 or less and can be purchased at BarringtonsWhiteHouse.com/events
More to Know
Dr. Proctor has more than 25 years of experience working in multicultural environments as an innovative mathematics educator and academic administrator with a focus on teaching, service, and research. As a higher education scholar and an Aspen Presidential Fellow, she contributes to the professional discourse from local to global levels on progressive leadership in higher education, research-based instructional strategies, strategic community engagement, economic development, and the STEM pipeline for underrepresented groups.
Dr. Proctor believes in working closely with local school districts, the business community, and higher education institutions. Her work at previous institutions has included expanding articulation, internship, and employment opportunities to enhance student-employer connections for current students as well as alumni. She has also provided collaborative leadership for early childhood education, dual enrollment, and college readiness/completion initiatives which have gained national attention.
Dr. Proctor earned her bachelor’s degree in Mathematics Education at Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, a Master of Science in Teaching Mathematics at Florida Atlantic University, and her Doctorate in Higher Education at Florida International University. Dr. Proctor and her husband are the proud parents of one son. Live Q&A follows the presentation.
About Barrington’s White House
Completely restored in 2015 to mark the Village of Barrington’s Sesquicentennial celebration, Barrington’s White House at 145 W. Main Street is now a community and cultural center featuring regular performances and events. The elegant and historically significant property is also available to rent for weddings, galas, and corporate meetings. For more about the Barrington White House’s history and to view their calendar of upcoming events, visit BarringtonsWhiteHouse.com.