Candace House Teixeira, Director (2018-2021)
Associate Dean, Corporate Engagement and Programs
Candace House Teixeira is the Associate Dean of Corporate Engagement and Programs at the University of Southern California’s, Viterbi School of Engineering. She leads the development of executive and continuing education programs, outreach and marketing efforts for professionals seeking graduate engineering education, recruitment and conversion efforts for DEN@Viterbi (online) engineering programs and high school summer programs, and oversees the engineering career center. Teixeira has served on the USC Viterbi Industry Advisory Board, Corporate Council, and was a part-time lecturer for the Information Technology Program.
Teixeira is currently pursuing her Doctorate in Policy, Planning and Development at USC, researching engineering continuing education pathways at research institutions. She received her M.A. in Communication Management and B.S. in Business Administration, Information Systems from the University of Southern California, and is a 2016 alumna of the HERS Leadership Institute. She is a member of the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE), Association of Professional, Continuing, and Online Education (UPCEA); and has been an active member of the American Society of Engineering Education, Continuing Professional Development Division since 2008.