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Carole Berotte Joseph

president, MassBay Community College

Born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Carole Berotte Joseph moved to the United Sates as a child in 1957. She speaks four languages: Haitian, French, Spanish and English. Dr. Joseph has been active in the State University of New York Teacher Education Advisory Council, a group developed by SUNY Chancellor Robert King, in which she worked to create new teacher education templates for the SUNY system. She has also been active on the SUNY Professional Development Task Force, where she initiated discussions on the creation of a Distinguished Professorship Award for faculty members at SUNY's community colleges. Locally, Dr. Joseph has served on the boards of the Dutchess County Chapter of the American Red Cross, the United Way of Dutchess County, the Family Partnership Center, and the Hyde Park Recreation Commission.