Heath E. Durbin
Heath E. Durbin
Dean of Students
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Mr. Durbin graduated from CSULB with a BS in business administration with majors in Business Management, Operation Management, Marketing and Management Information Systems. With his management education and experiences, he has served CIT as Dean of Students since 2004. As Dean of Students, Mr. Durbin is in charge of Student Services, Disabled Student Services, student complaints and student discipline issues. As a disabled person/student himself, both with learning and physical disabilities, he does not allow students to easily give up, rather encourages them to reach their full potential. He fully understands that students learn differently.
Mr. Durbin grew up as part of the new computer generation, as such is the resident computer expert. He is also CITʼs head Word Processing and Computer Graphics Instructor. He further specializes in video editing with over ten years experience in computer video movie production, video electronic systems design, operation and maintenance. He brings to the College of Instrument Technology solid computer experience in teaching Final Cut Pro, Mini DV Digital Nonlinear Video Editing, audio system and electronic video editing system maintenance and repair. He instructs video setup, titling and video editing. Mr. Durbin also has twenty years of experience in the computer graphics field.
Mr. Durbin has experience operating heavy equipment since before 2000, and has obtained his California Class A Commercial Driverʼs License. Mr. Durbin is certified to offer OSHA “Train the Trainer” OSHA classes along with OSHA Hazwoper class. He assists instructors, the Dean of Academics and students in his areas of expertise to improve students abilities and improve training methods.
Mr. Durbin continues to further his education. He attends Western State University College of Law, part of Argosy University, in his pursuit of a Juris Doctor. He anticipates graduating in May of 2015. He plans to use his degree to help students here at CIT.