Contact Information


 

Dr. Marsha Fralick

marsha@marshafralick.com 

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Dr. Marsha Fralick has worked in the field of education for over 46 years including 36 years of teaching college success courses.  During this time she has worked as a community college counselor, professor and department chair.  Her college success program has state and national recognition as an exemplary program. In 2011, she received the Outstanding First-Year Student Advocate award from the National Resource Center for the First-Year Experience and Students in Transition.

She is the author of these textbooks:

College and Career Success

College and Career Success, Concise

Career Success

College and Career Success Online, an interactive online textbook with the same content as the above textbooks

Native American College and Career Success (with Beatrice Zamora and Larry Gauthier)

Many custom editions

She has a Doctorate Degree from the University of Southern California in higher education with an emphasis on career counseling, a Master's Degree in Counseling from the University of Redlands and a Bachelor's Degree in Spanish and English from Arizona State University.  She is a frequent presenter at national student success conferences and currently works as an educational consultant doing faculty training across the country.

Top Values: Maintaining my good health, peace of mind, never being bored, being a good parent, making a difference in the world. 

Hobbies: Skiing, landscaping, home decorating, traveling, physical fitness, writing.


Research Publications

Career Development in a College Success Course,” Monograph No. 55, University of South Carolina, National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and Students in Transition, 2011.
 
Cuyamaca College,” Exploring the Evidence: Campus-Wide Initiatives in the First College Year, 
 Monograph No. 49, University of South Carolina, National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and Students in Transition, 2008.

College Success: A Study of Positive and Negative Attrition," Community College Review, 1993.


Online Publications

The College and Career Success Blog

College and Career Success Online (Contact me for details.)

College Success 1


Presentations at Your College

I am available for training sessions or speaking engagements at your college. If you have adopted any of my textbooks, these sessions are at no cost to your college. If you have not adopted any of my textbooks, the price is negotiable. Contact me at marsha@marshafralick.com For a sample topics presented in the past, click on these links:
Training Notes and Conferences

Work History

2007-Present
Educational Consultant, Author, Professor Emeritus Cuyamaca College (teaching one online course)

1978-2007 Cuyamaca Community College, El Cajon, CA
College Counselor, Department Chair Personal Development, Professor, Established Career Center 1979, Director of Financial Aid 1978-1981

1975-1978
High School Counselor, Grossmont Union High School District, La Mesa, CA, Grossmont High School, Santana High School

1968-1974
Spanish Teacher, Minot High School, Minot, ND


High School
1965 Graduate of Pojoaque High School, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Class Treasurer, Cheerleader, Math Club, Marching Band, 4-H President, Girl Scouts, Espanola Valley Rodeo Queen


Awards

2011 Outstanding First-Year Advocate, National Resource Center for the First-Year Experience

2007 Professor Emeritus, Cuyamaca College

1999 Exemplary Program, The California Community Colleges Board of Governors

1995 Golden Rainbow Award for Outstanding Service to the Students of Cuyamaca College

1990-1978 Outstanding Service as Department Chair, Counseling and Personal Development

1985 Golden Rainbow Award for Outstanding Service to the Students of Cuyamaca College

1978 Distinguished Service in the Profession of Counseling and Guidance, San Diego Personnel and Guidance Association