Dr. Shaun E. McAlmont

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Dr. Shaun E. McAlmont , President, Career Learning Solutions

Dr. Shaun McAlmont, President of Career Learning Solutions, manages all aspects of K12’s growing Career Readiness programs including the Destinations Career Academies and other Career Learning programs. He is responsible for providing career readiness and workforce development solutions for students around the country that go beyond jobs traditionally aligned with vocational education to emerging new collar jobs of the future.


Prior to joining K12, Shaun served as CEO of Neumont College of Computer Science and prior to that as President and CEO of Lincoln Educational Services, a provider of professional skills training with multiple “Lincoln Tech” locations across the country. Originally hired to manage distance learning programs, Shaun eventually oversaw all aspects of the company including operations, sales and marketing, and government and investor relations. Before his decade-long tenure at Lincoln Educational Services, Shaun served as President of the Online Learning Division at Alta Colleges.


A former NCAA and international athlete, Shaun leveraged his success in athletics to inform his business career trajectory, notably writing his doctoral dissertation on advising collegiate athletes on academic and career success. Shaun earned a doctoral degree in higher education, graduating with distinction, from the University of Pennsylvania. He has a master’s degree in education administration from the University of San Francisco, and a bachelor’s degree from Brigham Young University. Shaun currently serves on the BYU Marriott School of Management National Advisory Council and the Board of Directors of Nepris, a company connecting industry and students online.