Bonnie Peters is the Chief Student Services Officer (CSSO) for the Online Education Initiative (OEI). Prior to 2014, Bonnie spent (15) years at San Diego City College, where she counseled students both on campus and online, served as Dept. Chair, taught career counseling classes on campus and online, and eventually developed the college’s online counseling program Bonnie is a trained career counselor and holds a M.S. degree in Counseling and a second M.A. in Teaching and Learning with Technology. Additionally she is trained as a distance-counseling professional, having completed the National board of Certified Counselors’ distance counseling training. For the past ten (10) years she has added to her professional repertoire the goal of developing online student services, in particular online counseling in order to support the “whole student” as he/ she while they attempt to successfully achieve their college and career goals.