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Faculty are absolutely instrumental in helping adult learners achieve their lifelong dream of attaining a degree. Our faculty are not only responsible for the instructional and academic components of the courses they teach the extra step we expect our faculty to take in connecting with learners as people, creating highly engaging interactive learning communities, and helping to motivate adults in their learning journey and personal moral development is what sets us apart. We encourage our instructors to have high academic standards and  to do it in an atmosphere of empowerment, understanding, and flexibility. We expect our instructors to have a passion for their subject matter as well as a passion for students.

Lionel Santiago

Lead Faculty for Criminal Justice, Security Management, and Security Administration

Phone: 316.684.5335
E-mail: lionel.santiago@sckans.edu

Lionel Santiago is the Lead Faculty for Criminal Justice, Security Management, and Security Administration. He is a Master Police Officer with the Orlando Police Department with over 14 years of experience.  He is also a veteran of the U.S. Army and Florida Army National Guard.

His tenure has been highlighted by assignments in Patrol, Special Operations Division, Criminal Investigations Division (Property and Economic crimes) and Chief’s Staff in the Internal Affairs Unit. He is currently assigned to Recruiting as the department’s Recruiter. He is a member of the Orlando Police Honor Guard and the Emergency Services Unit and a past member of the Emergency Response and Police WMD Hazmat teams.

Mr. Santiago is a Florida Department of Law Enforcement certified Law Enforcement General Subjects, Defensive Tactics and Physical Fitness Instructor. He has been part of the instructor staff at Valencia College’s Criminal Justice Institute (Law Enforcement Academy) since 2005.   Prior to his tenure at the Orlando Police Department, he was the Director of Operations for the Central Florida Sports Commission.  Mr. Santiago received his Bachelors Degree in Political Science and Interpersonal Communications from the University of Central Florida and Master in Arts Degree in Homeland Security with a concentration in Security Management from American Military University.  


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Aenea Harbes Psychology
Alberto Jerez Computer Programming Technology
Alex Huggard Ministry
Alice Bendinelli English and Communication
Allison Apaza (Beahm) Healthcare
Amedee Jacques Computer Programming Technology
Angela Goodson General Education
Anika Doucette Healthcare
Anjaih Clemons Business Quality Management
Ashley Barlow-Thompson Ministry
Ashley Luckie Human Resources
Barbie Light Business Administration
Beth Galbreath Ministry
Brandon McNeal Business Administration
Brandon Whipplel Capstone Course
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Brian Perryman Business Administration
Brian Richards Computer Programming Technology
Brian Ward Business Quality Management
Brian Weaver Accounting
Bryan Corbin English and Communication
Caleb Ediger Nursing
Chad Andrae Computer Programming Technology
Charles Lutz CORE
CharlesRoss Leadership and Management/Psychology
Chris Harris Human Resources
Chuck Wright General Education
Cindy Lynch Accounting
Cody Taylor Business Quality Management
Courtney Hladik Business Administration
Sebastian Czar Computer Programming Technology
Dale Hager Criminal Justice
Daniel Hinson Operations Management
Daniel Mayes Ministry
Danielle Lopes Ministry
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Dante Penington Criminal Justice
Darrin DeReus Business Administration
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David Hays General Education
Deborah Fortner Business Quality Management
Denaya Wininger General Education
Denise Sherman Leadership and Management
Donisha Ross General Education
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Dustin Nichols Leadership and Management
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Elisabeth Musil Leadership and Management
Elizabeth Parks English and Communication
Eric Lybarger Healthcare
Erik Crew Leadership and Management
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Fred Newell Criminal Justice
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Gregory Pace Leadership and Management
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Ivy White Leadership and Management
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James Ray General Education
James Strickland Ministry
James Uhlenkamp Computer Programming Technology
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Jan Todd General Education
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Jimmy Duncan Human Resources
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Joseph Hamlett Business Administration
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Kelly Rundell Business Administration
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Krystal Winn English and Communication
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Lionel Santiago Criminal Justice
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Marcella Aycock Leadership and Management
Marcus Carlson Ministry
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Matthew Thompson Ministry
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Pam Thompson English/Composition
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Peter Herdt Criminal Justice
Quiana McCoy-Taylor Composition 
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Randall Doll Business Administration
Randall Otto Ministry
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Sara Willox  Business Administration
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Seth Mecum Security Management
Shana Gardner Business Quality Management
Shaun Stewart Business Quality Management
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Shelly Koonce Human Resources
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Tiffany Whetzel CORE
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Yvonne Stone Computer Programming Technology
Zorica Polic English and Communication