Mr. William Fanning serves as the Dean for Academic Success: STEM Programs  at Northeast Lakeview College (One of the Alamo Colleges) in Universal City, Texas where he oversees the CTE and transfer programs in the areas of Science and Technology; Health and Bioscience; and Manufacturing and Logistics. For the last 17 years, Mr. Fanning has served as an adjunct and full-time faculty member, and college administrator at both two and four-year colleges. Prior to his time at Northeast Lakeview College, Mr. Fanning served as the Dean of Career and Technical Education at the College of Western Idaho and the Chair of the Technical Department at Idaho State Universities, College of Technology. He taught and served as the program coordinator for the Electro Mechanical Design Drafting Program and ISU.

Mr. Fanning has completed studies in Career and Technical Education at the Associate, Baccalaureate, and Masters level and has completed significant graduate education focusing on higher education administration. He has served in numerous state and local capacities and actively works to promote CTE at the local, state, and national level.