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The Student Learning and Student Services Newsletter highlights just a few of the many initiatives and efforts underway throughout the College.

General, transfer, professional and vocational education are designed to give students coherent exposure to the domain of higher education. Associate degrees and certificates are issued to students. Faculty and staff development is also the responsibility of this office.

Administrative Staff

name position telephone
Jonathan Eldridge Vice President of Student Learning and Student Services 485-9618
Rhonda Jones Executive Assistant 485-9618
Cari Torres Assistant Vice President for Instructional Support 485-9505
David Snyder Dean of Arts & Humanities 485-9655
Eileen Acker Administrative Assistant 485-9470
Carol Hernandez Dean of Math & Sciences 485-9506
Dianne Faw Administrative Assistant 485-9507
Elizabeth Pratt Dean of Career and Technical Education 457-8811 x8506
Laurie Loeffler Administrative Assistant 457-8811 x8108
Marshall Alameida Dean of Health Sciences 485-9326
Angela Olmanson Administrative Assistant 485-9319
Derek Levy Dean of Student Success 485-9431
Rose Jacques Administrative Assistant 485-9436
Carol Hildebrand Director of Community Education, Lifelong Learning and International Education 485-9316
Amber Gougis Administrative Assistant 485-9313
Anna Pilloton Director of School and Community Partnerships 485-9663
June Yokell Administrative Assistant 485-9709
Steve Berringer Director of Kinesiology and Athletics (Interim) 485-9589
Lindsay Bacigalupi Administrative Assistant 485-9580
Diane Traversi Dean of Enrollment Services 485-9414
Gina Longo Administrative Assistant 485-9417
Lori Moraca Director of Early Childhood Education and Child Development Programs (Interim) 485-9784
Linda Fahy Administrative Assistant 457-8811 x8221

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Department Chairs, Coordinators and Directors

ARTS & HUMANITIES (David snyder, dean)
Department Name & Position Telephone
Communication Patricia O'Keefe, Chair 485-9631
English/Humanities John Sutherland, Chair 485-9434
Fine & Visual Arts Jason Dunn, Chair 485-9483
World Languages and Cultures Nadia Sanko, Chair 485-9481
Performing Arts

Trevor Bjorklund, Music Co-Chair

Kristi Kuhn, Dance Co-Chair

Lisa Morse, Drama Co-Chair

485-9460

485-9734

485-9558

Library David Patterson, Chair 485-9869

Math & SCIENCES (carol hernandez, dean)
Department Name & Position Telephone
Behavioral Sciences Jessica Park, Chair 485-9640
Life & Earth Sciences

Becky Brown, Chair

485-9538

Mathematics

Irina Roderick, Chair

485-9522

Physical Sciences

Scott Serafin, Chair

485-9523

Social Sciences Walter Turner, Chair 485-9459

CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION (bETH PRATT, Dean)
Department Name & Position Telephone
Business & Information Systems Norman Pacula, Chair 485-9407
Career Education Ron Palmer, Chair 457-8811 x8532

COLLEGE Skills (CARI TORRES, ASST. VICE pRESIDENT)
Department Name & Position Telephone
College Skills Barbara Bonander, Chair 485-9351
Early Childhood Education Peggy Dodge, Coordinator 485-9132
Office of Instructional Management Tom Hudgens, Instructional Support Coordinator 485-9374

 

STUDENT SUCCESS (DEREK LEVY, DEAN)
DEPARTMENT NAME & POSITION TELEPHONE
Counseling Gina Cullen, Chair 485-9440
Student Accessibility Services Sven Jones, Director 485-9601
EOPS/CalWORKS/Tutoring Becky Reetz, Director 485-9633
Assessment and Testing Dee Fraites, Coordinator 485-9498
Student Activities and Advocacy Sadika Sulaiman Hara, Director 485-9375
Transfer and Career Andrea Mann, Coordinator 485-9671
Health Services June Lee, Nurse 485-9462

 

HEALTH SCIENCES (MARSHALL ALAMEIDA, DEAN)
DEPARTMENT NAME & POSITION TELEPHONE
Nursing Molly Johnson, Coordinator 485-9337
Medical Assisting Cesar Pomajulca, Coordinator 457-8811 x8536
Dental Assisting Kathleen Rooney, Doordinator 457-8811 x8427

 

KINESIOLOGY AND ATHLETICS (STEVE BERRINGER, INTERIM DIRECTOR)
DEPARTMENT NAME & POSITION TELEPHONE
Kinesiology Kathleen Smyth, Coordinator 415-9578

 

school and community partnerships (Anna Pilloton, Director)
department Name & position telephone
COMPASS Tara Arenas, Coordinator 485-9761

 

enrollment services (diane traversi, dean)
department Name & position telephone
Enrollment Services Emily Sillcocks, Asst. Dean of ES/SFA 485-9405

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Mission, Goals, Purpose and Values

Our Mission: The mission of the Office of Student Learning is to ensure the community quality education in an environment conducive to learning and deliver it in an efficient, effective manner.

Overarching Goal: The Office of Student Learning is committed to being a community of learners providing education that is student centered, academically excellent and offered in the context of an ever changing global environment.

Student Centered through:
  • Collaborating with other college units
  • Creating a conducive learning environment
  • Promoting positive educational transitions
  • Supporting skill development
  • Scheduling responsively
 
Academic Excellence through:
  • Excellent Curriculum:
  • Innovative
  • Interdisciplinary
  • Internationalized
  • Outcome based
  • Alternative Delivery of Instruction:
  • Technology
  • Collaboration
  • Project based learning
  • Community based learning
  • Simulations
  • Learning communities
  • Block scheduling

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Core Purposes:

  • Facilitate the process of learning
  • Educate students and make their goals attainable
  • Be institutional leaders and role models
  • Develop and maintain a community of learners/professionals
Core Values:
  • Commitment:
  • Excellence
  • Program Quality
  • Student Focus
  • Service
  • Life Long Learning
  • Professionalism
  • Value:
  • Inquiry
  • Collegiality
  • Honesty and Integrity
  • Creativity
  • Flexibility
  • Responsiveness
  • Imagination
  • Fiscal Responsibility
  • Honor:
  • Valuable College Tradition
  • The Promise of the Future

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