Chio Flores selected for Harvard educational management program

Media Contact:
Libby Siebens, community relations executive director, 509-682-6436 (Mon.-Thurs.)

Dr. Chio Flores at the 2018 Wenatchee graduationDr. Chio Flores, vice president of student services and enrollment management at Wenatchee Valley College, has been accepted into Harvard University’s Institute for Educational Management (IEM). IEM is an immersive, two-week program that helps higher education leaders learn how to lead change, articulate vision, and foster and support organizational change.

Originally from Quincy, Dr. Flores received her GED and associate degree from Big Bend Community College and her bachelor’s and master’s in business from Eastern Washington University. She went on to receive her doctorate in higher education from Washington State University. Before coming to WVC in 2015, she worked at WSU as assistant director of transfer relations, as financial aid director, and, finally, as assistant dean of students and the director of the Cougar Money Management Program.

Flores said she is looking forward to adding to her professional toolkit, exploring ways to better lead and champion change, and offering her perspective to the IEM 2018 cohort.


Wenatchee Valley College enriches North Central Washington by serving educational and cultural needs of communities and residents throughout the service area. The college provides high-quality transfer, liberal arts, professional/technical, basic skills and continuing education for students of diverse ethnic and economic backgrounds. Visit our website,