Vice President of Instruction

Latoya HardmanThe LSC-Tomball Vice President of Instruction (VPI), Latoya Hardman, serves as the Chief Academic Officer. As VPI, Hardman creates a collegiate environment that supports student learning and promotes faculty excellence. Hardman brings over 10 years of teaching experience at the high school and college level and more than 10 years of community college leadership experience to the role.

Meet the Instructional Leadership Team

To accomplish the mission of the VPIís office requires a collaborative approach to the art and science of teaching and learning. 
  • Melinda Coleman, Dean of Instruction for Division I (Fine Arts, Math, Natural Science)
  • Jared Cootz, Dean of Instruction for Division II (English, Education, Social Science, Behavioral Science, Languages)
  • Dr. Megan Mariveles, Dean of Instruction for Division III (Health Sciences/LSC-Tomball Health Science Building)
  • Dr. Jerica Nickerson, Dean of Instruction for Division IV (Accounting, Business, Economics, Physics, CISCO, Data Analytics, Electrical Technology, ESOL/LSC-Creekside Center)
  • Katerina Wingfield, Dean of Academic Affairs (Dual Credit, Evening/Weekend College, Library)

Administrative responsibilities include:  

  • providing leadership to the various areas of instruction
  • working with Presidentís Cabinet for strategic planning, policy development, budget management and implementation of college-wide programs and services
  • planning and producing an annual schedule of classes
  • representing the College and its programs to outside groups including the development of partnerships with other colleges, K-12 programs and other agencies.

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