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2015 Holiday Reception

December 14, 2015
SDCE’s holiday reception was well attended with more than 100 faculty, staff, SDCCD administrators and Board of Trustee members joining together to celebrate the season with colleagues, food...

Staying up to speed on SLOs

December 14, 2015
SDCE has institutional, program and course level student learning outcomes (SLOs). Almost all courses have SLOs, and SDCE is in the process of establishing a fifth SLO that reflects SDCE’s...

Parent Education

December 09, 2015
Teachable moments occur in a variety of places and that’s certainly true with the parent education program. Each semester, outdoor classes are held in a variety of locations including public...

Welcome new faces

December 08, 2015
Ms. Juanita Ledesma is a new Career Services Counselor for SDCE. Juanita has provided general, academic, career, and crisis counseling for SDCE students since February 2003. During this time she has...

High School Equivalency Student Accomplishes a 20+ Year Goal

December 01, 2015
Greg Collon, a High School Equivalency student at Mid-City Campus, painted a picture for his instructor, Amma Knott.Greg gifted the painting to Mrs. Knott in appreciation of her assisting him in...

ESL Instructor Stephanie Thomas Awarded for Using Technology Tools

November 24, 2015
Community College Level Teacher Development AwardSponsored by National Geographic LearningStephanie Thomas was recently recognized with a Community College Level Teacher Development Award sponsored...

Safe Zone Training

November 16, 2015
On October 23, faculty, staff, administrators and students from SDCE gathered at CE Mesa campus to participate in a “train the trainer” workshop to create a “Safe Zones”...

From Classified Senate

November 16, 2015
The Classified Senate is busily preparing to participate in a variety of programs and initiatives throughout the academic year. At its most recent meeting, the Senate moved to create a Community...

From Counseling

November 16, 2015
We are committed to equity! As part of implementation of the new California Community College Students Success and Support Program Plan (SSSP), SDCE is required to create a Student Equity Plan. The...

AEBG Update

November 12, 2015
The San Diego Adult Education Regional Consortium was awarded $3,652,360 through the AB104 block grant to implement strategies outlined in the Consortium’s AB86 final plan submitted to the...

Students Share thoughts on being Thankful

November 12, 2015
VESL Personal Care Assistant Class at César Chávez CampusInstructor: Donna PriceA Brave and Hard-working MotherI'm thankful for my mom because when I was three years old, my dad passed away and...

Welcome

November 10, 2015
Brad AndersonIn August of 2015, Brad accepted the position of Registrar for Continuing Education at North City Campus. For three previous years, he held the position of Program Manager for Whittier...

Fall 2015 Campus Visits

November 09, 2015
  Campus meetings were held in October for all SDCE faculty and staff. President Turner Cortez presented funding information, short and long-term organizational goals, an accreditation...

Accreditation Update

November 09, 2015
SDCE is in the process of writing a Self-Study report and preparing for a 2017 WASC Accreditation visit. The SDCE Accreditation Steering Committee meets monthly and focus/work groups meet regularly....

24th Annual Ceramics Sale

November 09, 2015
November 18 and 19 Wednesday and Thursday from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Educational Cultural Complex4343 Ocean View Blvd. All original handmade pieces were created or donated by students in...

SDCE Hosts CATESOL

November 06, 2015
CATESOL is state organization for ESL professionals. Recently, the San Diego Chapter organized “In a World of Words:  Reading and Vocabulary Skills for the 21st Century” with the...

ESL Program Update

November 06, 2015
The ESL department is diversifying Vocational ESL courses. The Advanced Prevocational ESL class (VESL) offered at Mid-City in the morning and evening develops students’ English language...

Building on Success through Strategy

October 15, 2015
Development of a new strategic planning document has begun at SDCE. The first meeting occurred last week Tuesday, October 6 and included over 40 participants (each serving as an author of a section...

2015-16 Budget

October 15, 2015
“It’s all good news,” was the repeated message and theme from Chancellor Carroll as she and Executive Vice Chancellor Bonnie Dowd presented the SDCCD 2015-15 Business Report during...

Culinary Arts

October 15, 2015
San Diego,  a major  tourist destination, is a leader in California’s hospitality industry. CE has a vital Culinary Arts Program at West City Campus (CE’s Campus of...

Business, Computers and Information Technology

October 15, 2015
The 2015/16 academic year for the Business, Information Technology and Digital Media Program was filled with faculty collaboration; acquisition of mini-grants and one time funding for curriculum...

Community Collaboration

October 15, 2015
A Grand Opening event for the new Cesar E. Chavez campus is planned for October 28. SDCE engaged the surrounding Barrio Logan community during the planning of the new campus, which resulted in many...

Accreditation Update

October 15, 2015
As you may know, SDCE is accredited by the WASC Schools Commission. As an adult education facility we are reaccredited every six years. We are currently working on the 2017 Self-Study Report and will...

From the President

October 15, 2015
Many faculty, staff and administrators have suggestions on how to strengthen SDCE by supporting student success and improving employee morale. I’m introducing a new grant program so many of...

From Academic Senate

October 15, 2015
Q: Why should I go to Academic Senate meetings?A: This is your opportunity to find out what issues and challenges are being discussed and to have an influence on how we respond. The Academic Senate (...

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