About Michael C Sachs, MA, JD
Certified Compliance and Ethics Professional (CCEP)
Michael C. Sachs is an educator, award-winning speaker, trainer, writer, teacher, and community leader. He is an expert in areas of direct assessment of student learning in student affairs and services, compliance in higher education, leadership development, health and safety in study abroad, to name a few. Michael has presented hundreds of workshops, presentation, keynotes, and presentation both inside and outside of higher education. Michael is a peer evaluator and compliance reviewer for the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE). He is a licensed attorney in New York and a Certified Compliance and Ethics Professional.
Michael has worked in student affairs for over 30 years. He currently holds the title of Assistant Vice President and Dean of Students of Enrollment Management and Student Affairs at John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York City, and he Chairs the College's Diversity and Inclusion Committee. Michael has served as commission chair for ACPA, the ACPA International Strategic Plan development committee, and was a member of the NASPA International Symposium planning committee. Michael currently services as a peer review evaluator, workshop presenter, and compliance reviewer for the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE).
In addition, Michael is a founding member of IASAS (International Association of Student Affairs and Services) and has presented or spoken at national and regional conferences and presented hundreds of workshops, keynotes, presentations, panels, webinars and meetings on a variety of topics within and outside of higher education. Michael has served as the student services representative for the New York State Education Department readiness team for both bachelor’s and master’s degree programs and co-chaired a Middle States Self-Study steering committee. Contact:
Michael has been a leader in his community since his youth. He is an Eagle Scout, Served as a national officer of the Order of the Arrow, Boy Scouts of America and received the Distinguished Services Award (OA) from the Boy Scouts of America - an honor bestowed on fewer than 1000 Scouters since its inception in 1940.
Michael is a Master Mason, has served in various lodge offices, is a member of Rotary , and is a member of Toastmaster International having served as president of two President’s Distinguished Clubs, and is past division governor.