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  • Accreditation Update

    By Barbara Pongsrikul, Accreditation Steering Committee Co-ChairThe Self-Study final draft is in the final writing process and will then be formatted to meet the deadlines based on SDCE’s...
  • Welcome New Faces!

    Deborah (Debi) King is the new Administrative Technician for the Office of Institutional Effectiveness (IE) located at ECC. Debi, as she prefers to be called, has worked in administrative roles in...
  • CalWorks Serving More Students

    The CalWORKs Program at SDCE provides high quality services to students by providing educational, career, and work study opportunities combined with a range of supportive services, including personal...
  • New Acting Dean of Student Equity

    As San Diego Continuing Education (SDCE) continues to build our leadership team through reorganization and new hiring, I’m pleased to announce that Esther Matthew, has accepted the position as...
  • SDCE Foundation Annual Appeal to SDCE Faculty + Staff

    On behalf of the Board of Directors of the San Diego Continuing Education Foundation, please consider making a contribution to support the work of the San Diego Continuing Education Foundation, and...
  • Dr. Kate Alder as New Vice President of Instruction

    Dear Colleagues, I am pleased to announce Dr. Kate Alder is SDCE’s new Vice President of Instruction (VPI), pending approval by the San Diego Community College District Board of...
  • Gretchen Bitterlin Receives a Special Commendation

    Gretchen Bitterrlin Receives A Special Commendation Award at the CASAS Summer Instituteby Stephanie ThomasNow it’s official: Gretchen Bitterlin has received every conceivable award the fields...
  • Regional Workforce Planning Committee

     The California Community Colleges are being challenged by the Governor and the legislature to offer more and better career technical degree programs, certificates, and industry-recognized...
  • Accreditation Update

    July 15, 2016
    by Corinne Layton, Accreditation Steering Committee Co-ChairThis summer we have been very busy finalizing the Accreditation Self-Study, including the Action Plan for Ongoing Improvement. In the...
  • Students Awarded at San Diego County Fair

    July 15, 2016
    Congratulations! SDCE student projects in the 2016 San Diego County Fair Student Showcase Exhibit were judged to be of superior quality and have received an award. San Diego County Fair: ...
  • Classified Senate Update

    July 14, 2016
    by Neill Kovrig, Classified Senate PresidentThe Classified Senate Nominations period closed at the end of June, and the following individuals have been confirmed as Senate officers for the 2016-17...
  • Classified Senate President Neill Kovrig Awarded for Outstanding Service

    July 13, 2016
     The California Community Colleges Classified Senate created a special award to recognize outstanding presidential leadership and service. Neill Kovrig, SDCE’s Classified Senate President...
  • Remembering Hal Jellison, a long-time Emeritus Program Instructor

    July 13, 2016
    SDCE Emeritus Program retired instructor Hal Jellison passed away recently. Hal taught music and also one of SDCE's eldest music instructors, Norm Telleson.As published in the San Diego Union...
  • Clothing Construction Student Invents New Product

    July 13, 2016
    by Tara Brown, Student    My name is Tara Brown, and I am a student at SDCE in Sewing Fundamentals 1. I invented a product called The Sleep Styler. It’s a sewn product that...
  • Welcome New Faces!

    July 13, 2016
     Chris Radomski has worked in media production in a variety of capacities, starting on-board ship traveling across the globe with the US Navy as a Communications and Broadcast...
  • SDCE Selects First Vice President of Student Services

    June 15, 2016
    Dear Colleagues, It is with great pleasure I announce Star Rivera-Lacey, Ph.D., has been selected to serve as the first Vice President of Student Services at San Diego Continuing Education (SDCE),...
  • California Career Development Association (CCDA) Conference

    June 14, 2016
    The California Career Development Association (CCDA) conducted their annual conference at Glendale Community College last month. This year’s theme of “Career Counseling for Social Justice...
  • 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...