Amanda Phillips is the Dean of Counseling Services at College of the Desert. In addition to providing leadership, coordination and vision in the Counseling department, she is charged with managing, coordinating and evaluating student services offered at the college. Amanda was instrumental in moving the College of the Desert New Student Orientation online. She also played a role in the implementation and placement of College of the Desert developed math review program in student Canvas accounts for ease of access. The online Probation Strategies Workshop is another example of Amanda’s commitment to increasing access and outreach to all students including students in the high-risk category.