Dr. Roger L. Yohe

Roger Yohe joined Mesa Community College in June 2010. He is currently serving as the acting chief academic officer of the college and works collaboratively with the faculty and staff in advancing the college’s academic mission, promoting educational excellence, and improving student learning outcomes.

Roger brings more than 33 years of teaching, research, and leadership experience in Academic Affairs to MCC. His area of research interest includes the interrelationship of teaching and learning in physical (classroom, teaching and simulation labs) and virtual (online learning) environments. He has also been very much involved in the implementation of technology in education and instructional/learning design for on-line and face-to-face learning.

A native Iowan, Roger has been a faculty member and administrator at the Maricopa Community College District since 1990. He has taught at the middle school, secondary, undergraduate and graduate levels. Roger was a founding board member of the Arizona Technology in Education Association and a founding faculty member at Estrella Mountain Community College. While at Estrella Mountain, he served as the founding director of the Center for Teaching and Learning.

Roger graduated with his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Northern Iowa and began his educational career by teaching business subjects and coaching at two Iowa high schools, and creating computer programs for each school district. He earned his masters and doctorate degrees from Arizona State University while serving as a graduate teaching and research assistant in the Education Media and Computers and Educational Leadership programs.

He is currently on leave as the Dean of Innovative Learning at Mesa Community College while serving as Acting Vice President of Academic Affairs.