The Future of CCC: Higher Ed in a Post Pandemic World

How learning happens has changed and continues to evolve as our community and workforce needs change. Come hear about how education is changing in and out of the classroom, how buildings are evolving, and what skills are needed to thrive in our new workplace environment. 


Tim Cook
President of Clackamas Community College

Dr. Tim Cook has more than 30 years of experience working in higher education as an advisor, counselor, faculty member, and administrator. A native of Oregon City, he joined Clackamas Community College as its President in 2018.

A first-generation college student, President Cook understands how community colleges provide economic mobility for students and the communities where they live. He has a lifelong passion for helping college students achieve their dreams and works daily to remove barriers so students can succeed. He has a proven record of developing partnerships with business and education that lead to mutually beneficial outcomes.

President Cook earned a doctorate in community college leadership from Oregon State University. He holds a master’s degree in counseling psychology from Lewis & Clark College and a bachelor’s degree in English from Western Oregon University. Outside of work he enjoys spending time with his wife and three children. An avid runner, he has completed over 30 marathons and is working on running a marathon in all 50 states.