Associate Vice Chancellor for Workforce Partnerships & Development
Michael Macklin joined CCCS in 2018 and serves as the Associate Vice Chancellor for Workforce Partnerships & Development. In his role, he works to coordinate academic affairs and workforce development initiatives across CCCS, interfacing with state agencies, philanthropic organizations, colleges, and corporate partners. His current efforts are focused on the intersection of business and education, overseeing career-connected learning opportunities, apprenticeships, and customized workforce training that upskills new and incumbent workers.
Prior to joining CCCS, Michael spent ten years at Colorado State University. He started his career in student affairs as a graduate program recruiter and moved to academic affairs in online and professional education as the Director of Professional and Noncredit Programs, where he launched Colorado State University’s digital badge program.
Michael holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from Colorado State University and a master’s degree from Colorado State University Global in organizational leadership and change management.