Larry McLaughlin is a Deputy Sector Navigator (DSN) for the California Community College System, Energy, Construction & Utilities in the LA/Orange region.
As a DSN, his role is to improve educational programs, pathways, and student outcomes to ensure that a properly skilled workforce is developed for the emerging industries in this economic sector.
Larry has worked in higher education at both university and community college levels for over 30 years, overseeing technical education, research dissemination, and professional development programs. His work has included developing and directing training initiatives in alternative transportation fuels, solar energy, wind energy, energy storage, and energy efficiency.
He holds a Master of Arts degree in Technology Education from West Virginia University.