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Accreditation Self-Study in Final Draft

June 14, 2016
by Barbara Pongsrikul, Accreditation Steering Committee Co-ChairSDCE's Accreditation Self-Study process is following the timeline posted on the SDCE Accreditation website. The final draft of the...

Remembering Chorus Instructor Selma Esther Segal

June 10, 2016
SDCE has sadly lost a beloved member of our family of faculty. Selma Esther Segal, Emeritus Music Instructor, passed away May 25, 2016, just two days after her final day of teaching and her 87th...

VESL Personal Care Assistant I-BEST Graduation

June 10, 2016
by Donna Price and Manuel Gallegos, ESL Instructors   Ten years ago former CE President Dr. Anthony Beebe and Vice President Dr. Brian Ellison went to Seattle with a few counselors and...

Student Success and ESL Writing Tutoring Panel Presentation

June 10, 2016
by Ingrid Greenberg, ESL InstructorEach time I participate in a Plenary for the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges, I take away fresh ideas and new perspectives on education. Recently...

Small Business Planning Program

June 10, 2016
Small Business Planning Program capstone event at Chavez Campus features students pitching business concepts in an “open market” atmosphere.by Matthew RivaldiInstructor, Business and...

President Carlos O. Turner Cortez’s Commencement Address

June 09, 2016
Good afternoon.Welcome to San Diego Continuing Education’s 2016 Commencement Ceremony coordinated with San Diego Unified School District’s Adult Education Program.We are here to celebrate...

Budget Update Following Governor Brown's May Revise

May 17, 2016
May 17, 2016President's Budget Update Following Governor Brown's May ReviseDear Colleagues,As promised, I’m sharing information about the budget following Governor Brown’s May...

San Diego Community College Promise Pilot Program

May 17, 2016
by Cynthia Rico, Acting VP of Student ServicesIn February of 2016 the San Diego Community College District Board of Trustees approved a pilot program that will implement the American’s College...

Accreditation Update May 2016

May 16, 2016
Accreditation Update May 2016by Corinne LaytonAccreditation Steering Committee Co-Chair The Accreditation process is moving at a fast pace, and our Accreditation team has been working diligently...

San Diego Continuing Education’s Scholarship Awards Ceremony

May 16, 2016
San Diego Continuing Education’s Scholarship Awards Ceremony took place at San Diego City College’s Saville Theater.  A packed house congratulated 66 students as they were awarded...

SDCE’s first annual Faculty Appreciation BBQ

May 16, 2016
Thank you to the 100 plus faculty who participated in SDCE’s first annual Faculty Appreciation BBQ at ECC. We enjoyed live entertainment from the San Diego Wednesday Night Jazz Band (also SDCE...

ESL Class Transitions Students to College

May 12, 2016
by Susan Morgan, ESL InstructorThe Transition to College class provides a combination of high academic rigor of essay writing, college lecture-focused listening activities, instructional activities...

Building on Success through appreciation

May 12, 2016
by Neill KovrigGood afternoon, all:As we approach the end of the inaugural series of events for Classified Staff Appreciation Week at Continuing Education, I wanted to take a moment to share some...

Building on Success through Workforce Expansion at SDCE

May 12, 2016
Dear Colleagues,As you may know, the 2008 recession seriously impacted SDCE. In addition to a significant decrease in the annual operating budget, SDCE was also forced to implement a hiring freeze....

Survive Headstrong Walk for Brain Injury Recovery

May 10, 2016
ABI Programs Reach Their Goal—9th Year in a Row! “Survive Headstrong—Walk for Brain Injury Recovery”by Heike Kessler-Heiberg, MA, SLP-CCCFor the past nine years, the...

Auto Technician Class Supports Outreach Efforts

April 18, 2016
by Sam PhuThe mariachi program supports today’s youth in their artistic, individual and educational development. The workshops and student showcase culminated to the mariachi festival and...

Cisco is training Students for Careers

April 18, 2016
by Don AragonThe Cisco Networking Academy at San Diego Continuing Education has trained many students for careers as Network Engineers, Network Administrators and IT related professions. Last year...

From Academic Senate

April 06, 2016
 CE Board of Trustees Presentationby Richard WeinrothOn March 24, 2016, The SDCCD Board of Trustees, Annual CE Campus Meeting was held at the new CE Chávez Campus. The theme of the program was...

Welcome new faces

March 31, 2016
 Elizabeth AciernoMs. Acierno earned a BA degree in Broadcast Journalism from the University of Southern California, an MA degree in Math Education from New York University, and is...

SDCE's Chavez Car Park Dedication

March 28, 2016
March 23, 2016, San Diego Continuing Education held a wonderful celebration at the Chavez Campus Car Park in Barrio Logan. We celebrated community, collaboration and commitment to legacy as we joined...

SDCE Participates in Tutor Expo at City College

March 14, 2016
by Ingrid Greenberg, Professor and Coordinator for the Continuing Education Student Equity ESL Writing TutoringOn March 11-12, students, tutors, faculty, staff and vendors participated in the sold-...

Welcome new faces

March 11, 2016
Yolanda Bravo is a new evening instructional assistant at the CE Mesa campus. She has been a part-time instructional assistant with Continuing Education at the ECC campus in the ESL department...

Accreditation Update

March 09, 2016
by Corinne LaytonI am pleased to report that we had two very well-attended Accreditation Forums this month. Thirty-five (35) people attended the first Accreditation Forum at Mid-City Campus on March...

DSPS Update

March 08, 2016
Students enrolled in the High School Diploma/Equivalency program and in Career Technical Education programs are working diligently with DSPS Resource Specialists to achieve their goals. Resource...

Citizenship Program Update

March 08, 2016
by Mechelle PerrottWhat’s new with our citizenship program for this spring semester? We have both embraced technology and spread our wings out into the community!Night Owl Students? Get...

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