SDCCD faculty members receive training to better support and work with challenged groups that community colleges serve: first-generation students, students with food or housing insecurities, students of color and, particularly, men of color.
In many ways, the programs that engage men of color at Mesa and other SDCCD colleges are plentiful, intersect and weaving into other departments such as the athletics department to better reach students.
Valverde serves as a student trustee on the SDCCD Board of Trustees and sits on committees that allow him to help DACA recipients, formerly incarcerated students, nontraditional students and students who need assistance with financial aid at City College.
SDCCD Online staff asked faculty to post the anonymous questionnaire to their fully online courses and encouraged their students to complete the questionnaire.
In spring of 2003, 3,014 students enrolled in the 77 course sections offered by SDCCD Online.
At SDCCD Online, two efforts were initiated in response to the results: 1) development of policy that establishes a minimum standard of faculty competency in order for faculty to teach for the distance education program, and 2) coordination of a virtual learning community among all online faculty.
Marty Block, who also formerly served as board president of the SDCCD. It was my privilege to serve as the statewide advocacy chair for the bill, a bill fueled in part by studies showing that California will have a shortage of a million bachelor's degree graduates by the year 2025 and will need to close that gap by generating 60,000 more bachelor's degrees on an annual basis--approximately 40 percent above current levels.
The SDCCD is not the only community college district in the region that is doing great work.
The population of this study was defined as those who dropped out of one of 3 community colleges in the San Diego Community College District (SDCCD
) (California) during fall 2000 semester, and those who did not return for the following spring 2001 semester.
Beebe has been named president of San Diego City College (Calif.) Beebe comes to City College after having served the past eight years as president of San Diego Continuing Education, which provides noncredit adult education at seven SDCCD
For example, San Diego Community College District (SDCCD) went through this process with Xerox and saw favorable results.
Three years ago, SDCCD was in the process of answering many of the above questions.