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  • Accreditation Update

    January 15, 2016
    By Corinne LaytonThe Accreditation Steering Committee has been busy planning activities to take place at our Spring Flex Institutional Day on February 2, 2016. Steering Committee co-chairs, Dr....
  • Input Needed to Revise Mission and Vision Statements

    January 13, 2016
    As part of both the Accreditation and Strategic Planning efforts in Continuing Education, review and approval by all shareholder groups of our mission is required. Examples of possible stakeholders...
  • Stephanie Thomas Wins Community College Teacher Development Award

    January 11, 2016
    By Gretchen BitterlinCongratulations to Stephanie Thomas who has won the Community College Teacher Development Award, sponsored by National Geographic Learning.Stephanie received the award at the...
  • Healthcare Careers Student Alumni Advisory Event

    January 08, 2016
    On November 13, 2015, the Healthcare Careers Program held the first of its kind, Student Alumni Advisory Event. Thirty three students toured the new facility, learned about new programs currently...
  • Academic Senate Updates

    December 14, 2015
    by Richard Weinroth, Academic Senate PresidentThe November 17, 2015, Academic Senate Meeting at ECC had the distinct honor and privilege of a visit from Judith Heiman, the community college analyst,...
  • SDCE Foundation

    December 14, 2015
    by Bill Grimes, President of the SDCE FoundationThe San Diego Continuing Education Foundation has acquired five new directors, a new slate of officers and is developing the following seven ambitious...
  • Accreditation Update

    December 14, 2015
    In our November news article we mentioned that members of the Accreditation Steering Committee and Work and Focus groups were in the process of writing the first draft of the Self-Study Report in...
  • Mid-City Campus Invites Community to Provide Resources for Students

    December 14, 2015
    Mid-City Campus holds an annual resource fair to provide students with the opportunity to gather information on valuable supportive services available in the community. This event is a collaborative...
  • 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...
  • 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...