Marc Purchin

Marc Purchin

Marc Purchin

Lecturer in Organizational Behavior/Conflict Resolution and Negotiation

mpurchin@sbcglobal.net

Education

Southern Ilinois University, B.A., Speech Communication
American Jewish University, B.A. Theater
American Jewish University, MBA Graduate School of Nonprofit Management 

Biography

Marc Purchin has been on the faculty of the Graduate School in Nonprofit Management at AJU since 1996.  His current course offerings include Conflict Resolution and Negotiation and Organizational Development and Leadership.  

Mr. Purchin is also teaching a collaboration course in the School of Education at Cal-State Dominguez Hills.  Combining his management background with his mediation experience, Mr. Purchin founded Purchin Consulting, where he conducts conflict resolution and leadership development training programs for a diverse client base.  He is a Certified Mediator through the Los Angeles City Attorney's Office.  He began conducting mediations with the California Special Education Hearing Office in 1998 and has completed over 700 special education mediations.

Combining his management background with his mediation experience, Mr. Purchin conducts conflict resolution and leadership development trainings for nonprofit organizations, government agencies and students across the country.

Additional Professional Accomplishments

Sample client list for Purchin Consulting:

• AmeriCorps
• California Dep. Of Education
• Department of Rehabilitation
• Hebrew Union College, Los Angeles
• Los Angeles County of Education
• Mandel Center, Palm Beach Florida
• Pasadena Unified School District
• Seal Swim School
• UCLA, Geriatric Medicine
• United Jewish Communities
• B’nai B’rith (BBUO)
• Culver City Unified School District
• Diagnostic Center of Southern California
• Los Angeles County Bar Association
• Los Angeles Jewish Federation Agencies
• McGeorge School of Law
• Regional Centers of California
• Southwest SELPA
• United Swim School Association
• USC Hillel