Appointed Dean of City Tech
Sonnenblick, a continuing education professional with more than
20 years of managerial experience, has been appointed Dean of
Continuing Education and External Partnerships at New York City
Technical College (City Tech) of the City University of New York
At City Tech, Sonnenblick directly oversees eight directors, who
collectively supervise 47 staff members in the Division of Continuing
Education. The division enrolls more than 10,000 students each
year in over 100 courses that are offered through the Continuing
Studies Center. These courses assist adults in developing new
skills, exploring new career directions and keeping pace with
the latest technology in their careers. Certificates are available
in such programs as computer office skills, computerized accounting
and medical office associate.
In her capacity as dean, Sonnenblick also manages a number of
programs, including the Business and Industry Training Center,
the CUNY Language Immersion Program, the High School Transitions
Intensive English Program, the ACCESS Counseling Center, and ACCESS
for Women and the Adult Learning Center.
Sonnenblick worked at the College of Staten Island (CSI) since
1976 in a variety of administrative positions, most recently as
director of adult education, grants and public contracts in the
Office of Continuing Education. Previously, she was deputy executive
director of continuing education and workforce development.
In 1976, she co-founded the Learning Institute at the Jewish Community
Center of Staten Island,. Sonnenblick is a member of the executive
board of the Continuing Education Association of New York State
and the New York City Employment and Training Coalition. She holds
an AB degree from Barnard College, an MS degree from Wagner College
and an Ed.D.
in educational psychology from Rutgers
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