Gerlinde Brady

Position: Cabrillo College

Gerlinde Brady is the Dean for Career Technical Education (CTE) and Workforce Development at Cabrillo College. Gerlinde has been at Cabrillo College for 20 years, first as an instructor and department chair in the Computer and Information Systems department, and since 2016 as the Dean of CTE. She is a leader in regional collaborative CTE and workforce development projects aimed at improving outcomes for students and employers. The Netlab+ datacenter hosted at Cabrillo is one example of a regional project. This information and communication technologies (ICT) lab facility serves ICT students from colleges across the Bay Area and provides in-demand hands-on skills training needed for employment in the ICT sector. Gerlinde also focuses on career pathway development aligned with industry needs. Gerlinde obtained a Master’s Degree in Education with an emphasis in Teaching English as a Foreign Language and a CTE certificate in teaching Information Technology courses in Germany, and a Masters Degree in Translation from the Monterey Institute of International Studies.