Gary Mallare

Director de Programas de Bienestar Estudiantil, Socioemocional y DEI
Director of Well-being, Socio-Emotional and DEI Programs

Gary’s personal development and life experiences as a first-generation Filipino immigrant growing up in the Philippines, Guam, and Hawaii, he understands the impact of one’s identity on life outcomes. Gary has a deep understanding of the need to integrate diversity and multiculturalism into institutions and policies. Gary is committed to helping create opportunities, and develop and provide supports for all students, families, schools, and the community.

Gary has 27 years of experience in education as a psychologist, counselor, teacher, educational specialist, professor, consultant, and coach. His experiences are wide and varied, covering a variety of educational, psychological, behavioral, emotional, and cultural issues with diverse populations, and spanning many settings. He has in-depth knowledge of learning, learning differences, research and design, data analysis, psychological foundations and testing, mental health, human development, individual and family counseling, diversity and multiculturalism, and human sexuality. Equally important, Gary applies his knowledge and skills in meaningful and collaborative ways that allow his clients and students to grow and prosper.

Gary holds a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Washington State University, a M.Ed. in Counseling Psychology, a MS in Marriage and Family Therapy from Cal State Northridge, and a B.A. in Psychology from UC Berkeley.