Opportunity. Equity. Social Justice.
These are the guiding principles of the San José-Evergreen Community College District.
Student Success is the heart of our mission and we've hired the best and brightest faculty and staff to ensure that our students are well prepared when they transfer to a university, enter the workforce, or embark on a path of lifelong learning.
evergreen valley COLLEGE AND san jose city COLLEGE maintained full accreditation status
Congratulations to Evergreen Valley College and San Jose City College for maintaining full accreditation status!
At its June 3 - 5, 2015, the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, Western Association of Schools and Colleges, reviewed the Follow-Up Reports submitted in March 2015 by Evergreen Valley College (EVC) and San Jose City College (SJCC). As a result, both EVC and SJCC have been removed from probation and maintained their full accredition status.
Congratulations to the Class of 2015
The largest graduating class in the history of SJECCD. Please see the following 3-minute videos of SJCC 2015 Graduation and EVC 2015 Graduation commencements.
SJCC : https://vimeo.com/sjeccd/sjccgraduation2015
EVC : https://vimeo.com/sjeccd/evcgraduation2015
We are seeking a new Chancellor. The successful candidate must be a dynamic leader, a visionary, a listener. He/She must understand the struggle of community college students and embrace our community. The District is accepting applications and nominations. For details of this position opportunity, please click HERE.
To ensure full consideration, application materials should be received no later than August 31, 2015. The position will remain open until filled. This is a confidential search process.
INTERIM CHANCELLOR APPOINTMENT
John Hendrickson Named Interim Chancellor of San José-Evergreen Community College District
(San Jose, CA) - At the May 26 meeting, the Board of Trustees of the San José-Evergreen Community College District (SJECCD/District) appointed Mr. John Hendrickson as Interim Chancellor of the San José-Evergreen Community College District. This appointment was made by recommendation of the Board's Interim Chancellor Search Committee after an intensive and collaborative search process. Mr. Hendrickson will begin his tenure at SJECCD on July 1 until the interim period ends on January 15, 2016. The District is in the process of searching for a permanent chancellor and hopes to complete that process with an appointment in early 2016... (Please click here to continue.)
San José-Evergreen Community College District Saves Taxpayers $30 Million
The San José-Evergreen Community College District's successful refunding of selected bonds associated with its Measure G 2004 General Obligation Bond Program in June 2015 resulted in direct savings to the District's taxpayers in the amount of $10,203,044 or 9.67% in present value savings, which is well above the industry benchmark of 3%. These savings are in addition to the savings in April 2014, whereby the District successfully refunded selected bonds associated with its Measure G 2004 and Measure G 2010 General Obligation Bond Programs, providing $19,826,076 in direct savings to the District's taxpayers or 12.10% in present value savings.
President Obama's Weekly Address: Celebrating Immigrant Heritage Month
"In this week's address, the President recognized Immigrant Heritage Month, an occasion that allows us to celebrate our origins as a nation of immigrants. The basic idea of welcoming people to our shores is central to our ancestry and our way of life… And as we celebrate our heritage and our diversity, the President promised to continue to fight to fix our current broken immigration system and make it more just and more fair, strengthening America in the process." For the video, please click HERE.
District's Surplus Land Development
Dear Evergreen Valley College Community:
Thank you for taking the time to get information on the evolving discussions regarding the District's future plans for the underutilized land parcel located at Evergreen Valley College. I wanted to take a quick moment to update you on the current status of the conversation.
SJECCD ANNUAL REPORT FOR 2014 AND REPORT APPENDICES
The hard work and dedication of our students for their education and of our faculty and staff for their programs and services to increase student success are reflected in the following Annual Report 2014 and Appendices for each entity within the San José-Evergreen Community College District.
- SJECCD Annual Report 2014
- Report Appendices for:
* District Office
* Evergreen Valley College
* San Jose City College
* Workforce Institute
For more than 92 years, San José City College has been providing education and workforce opportunities to our district residents in San José; and for more than 39 years, Evergreen Valley College has educated our citizenry in south San José and Milpitas.
Our Workforce Institute is a training partner with many corporations as we work to develop and maintain a vital economy in the “South Bay”.
Demographic changes, economic conditions, educational reforms, and the need for preparing students for postsecondary education prompted Measure G Bond funded initiative to build the Joint Use 21st Century Post-Secondary Education Center in Milpitas. This is a joint project between SJECCD and Milpitas Unified School District (MUSD) to be completed by Fall of 2016 with the following goals:
1. Promote a seamless system of higher education services2. Expand access to higher education in underserved areas of the District3. Improve regional economic development opportunities by providing access to career and technical education
Adult Education: The Board of Trustees and Chancellor Cepeda have undertaken a new strategic initiative to address the needs of adult learners by establishing a collaborative with local adult education schools and non-profit organizations. Through the Summer and Fall of 2013, the South Bay Consortium for Adult Education (SBCAE) was formed. The purpose of the Consortium is to develop plans for adult education for South Bay region.
Educating more than 20,000 students each year, our colleges are hubs of teaching, learning and innovation in one of the most exciting cities in the world.
SJECCD Global Ends Statement
The San José-Evergreen Community College District exists to ensure all students, especially those with educational and/or socioeconomic challenges, will have the skills and capabilities to be successful in the next stage of their life, sufficient to justify the use of available resources. Please click HERE for Ends Policy Dashboards.
These skills and capabilities can best be acquired through the following means:
Career Development Students will acquire skills sufficient to get, keep and progress in jobs with local employers, particularly in high wage/high growth areas, for all students, especially for: under-prepared students; older displaced students; and young people at the start of their careers.
Transferability All students, especially under-prepared students, will achieve academic success sufficient to transfer (EVC, SJCC) to a four-year post-secondary institution.
College Readiness Students will develop the language skills to succeed in college, the ability to analyze, synthesize, and evaluate information and will be able to effectively communicate with others and successfully work collaboratively in culturally diverse settings.
Institutional Excellence The District's governance board, staff and faculty (EVC, SJCC, DO, WI) will demonstrate through a culture of evidence commitment to excellence, equity and inclusion in every facet of its mission.
Student Success The San José-Evergreen Community College District will improve student success (EVC, SJCC) through enhanced educational services and programs (EVC, SJCC, WI) and strengthened community engagement.
College Experience Enrichment opportunities (EVC, SJCC, WI) will exist to enhance the learning environment and support student success.
We are seeking a new Chancellor. For details of this position opportunity, please click HERE
Notice of Nondiscrimination and Contact Information for the Title IX Coordinator
Citizens' Bond Oversight
Our next Board Meeting is August 25, 2015
District OfficeBoard Room40 S. Market St.San Jose, CA 95113
Agenda will be posted via Board Docs on August 21, 2015
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