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John J. Halcón, Ph.D.


  • Ph.D. in Educational Leadership, Program of Organizations & Policy Studies with Bilingual/Bicultural Specialization, University of California, Santa Barbara
  • M.Ed. in Inner City Education, Loyola Marymount University
  • B.A. in Sociology/Chicano Studies, Loyola Marymount University
  • A.A. in Sociology, Imperial Valley Community College


  • Elected to the Palomar Community College District Governing Board (2012)
  • President of the Board (2014-2015)
  • Elected, Vice President, California Chapter of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) (2012)
  • Elected, Secretary, California Faculty Association (2005-present)
  • Elected, Liaison to California Teachers Association (CTA) (2005-present)
  • Elected, Representative Assembly. National Education Association (NEA), Washington DC. (2006-present)


Educator. Published author. Consultant. Presently, Professor of Education, School of Education, CSU San Marcos. Active in State-wide and National educational organizations, including CFA, CTA, NEA and AAUP.


American Educational Research Association (AERA)

California Faculty Association (CFA)

California Teachers Association (CTA)

American Association of University Professors (AAUP)


Born in Salinas, CA. Raised in Imperial Valley. Married 35 years to María dela Luz Reyes. Two adult children, five grandchildren.





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