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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 (...

From Counseling

October 15, 2015
We are growing! The Counseling Department, over the past year, has made a concerted effort to expand the number of counselors. We have grown to a robust 14 contract (full-time), and 10 adjunct (part-...

Adult Education Block Grant (AEBG)

October 15, 2015
Two additional program areas are eligible for funding under the Adult Education Block Grant (AEBG) that were not initially included in the five program areas of AB 86. Along with ABE,...

The Great California ShakeOut

October 13, 2015
At 10:15 a.m. on October 15, 2015, millions of Californians will “Drop, Cover, and Hold On” in The Great California ShakeOut, the state’s largest earthquake drill ever! Continuing...

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