Dr. James S. Kellerman, chief executive officer of the North Orange County Community College District, will be honored at a reception Sunday at the Muckenthaler Cultural Center in Fullerton.
The reception is being sponsored by the college district board of trustees. The district includes Cypress and Fullerton community colleges and the Yorba Linda Center.
Kellerman, who was named to his post Feb. 28, was previously the district's vice chancellor of educational services. Before that, he had been executive director of the California Assn. of Community Colleges.
An alumni of Nova University in Florida, Kellerman has had a 28-year career in education, including teaching, coaching and a variety of administrative posts at the community college level.
The three-hour reception will begin at 2 p.m. at the cultural center at 1201 W. Malvern Ave.