DR. BETTY HANSON
SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT
Dr. Hanson joined CFS following seven years with the California Department of Education (CDE), School Facilities Planning Division, serving school districts in Los Angeles and San Bernardino Counties. As a State Consultant, Dr. Hanson assisted local school districts in developing long range master plans, selection of school sites, developing technology and educational specifications and reviewing school designs. She also provided assistance in developing funding options for site acquisition and school construction for her client districts. Prior to leaving CDE, she developed the State's standards for site selection and school plans that are now incorporated into the California Administrative Code of Regulations, Title 5. She also developed procedures for preparing educational specifications including technology and conducted statewide workshops to assist districts in implementing this procedure in the year that it was implemented.
At CFS, Dr. Hanson assists school clients in the preparation of eligibility documents and State School Facility Program strategies resulting in applications for State funding. She also prepares educational specification documents, Five Year Facility Master Plans (as required for State funding) and coordinates architects, educators and facility planners in identifying long term facility planning strategies. She also has a special expertise in assisting County Offices of Education in developing eligibility and applications to fund special education and Community School classrooms (on district campuses) with State Funds.
Dr. Hanson is a graduate of the University of Iowa and received her doctorate degree from Pepperdine University (Ed.D. Administration).