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.
Great News! Both Evergreen Valley College & San Jose City College Received Accreditation Reaffirmation
Congratulations! The San José – Evergreen Community College District (SJECCD) learned this week that both of its Colleges, Evergreen Valley College (EVC) and San José City College (SJCC), received reaffirmation of their accreditation status for 18 months based on a comprehensive evaluation by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC). "Reaffirmation for 18 months indicates that the Commission has determined that the institution is in substantial compliance with Standards," letters from ACCJC to the College presidents read... "The accreditation process is vital to the ongoing improvement of our Colleges and we are grateful for ACCJC's work in ensuring that we continue to meet their high standards for institutional effectiveness," said Dr. Deborah Budd, SJECCD chancellor. "The fact that both Colleges have had their accreditation reaffirmed reflects the hard work taking place on our campuses, our commitment to continuous improvement, and the dedication of our faculty and staff to serving students." (Read more...)
Every six years, community colleges are reviewed by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (Commission) to ensure that all Eligibility Requirements, Accreditation Standards, and Commission policies are met.
EVC: Please click the following links for the ACCJC's February 3, 2017 letter to EVC and February 3, 2017 External Evaluation Team Report.
SJCC: Please click the following links for the ACCJC's February 3, 2017 letter to SJCC and February 3, 2017 External Evaluation Team Report.
EVC Names Interim President
A new interim president has been named for Evergreen Valley College (EVC). Keith Aytch, who has served as vice president of academic affairs at EVC since 2011, was appointed interim president by a unanimous vote of the San José – Evergreen Community College District (SJECCD) board of trustees during its July 11 meeting. "We are very fortunate to have someone of Mr. Aytch's caliber to serve as interim president of EVC while we conduct a search for the next full-time president," said SJECCD Chancellor Dr. Debbie Budd. "EVC has a strong history and a bright future and Keith's qualifications, expertise, and experience will serve the college well." (Read more...)
San Jose Promise Launched
(San Jose, Calif.) —Yesterday, San José – Evergreen Community College District (SJECCD) Chancellor Debbie Budd joined San José Mayor Sam Liccardo, community college Presidents Byron Breland, Henry Yong, and Bradley Davis, and several other local elected officials and community leaders to officially launch the San José Promise, a collaborative, city-wide campaign to ensure that community college is affordable and accessible for all San José high school students... (Please click here to read more)
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San José – Evergreen CCD Takes Stand to Support DACA Students
(San Jose, Calif.) —The San José – Evergreen Community College District (SJECCD) board of trustees took action during its regular meeting this week to support Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and other vulnerable students.
A resolution passed by the board Tuesday indicates that SJECCD "will assure that no confidential student records will be released without a judicial warrant, subpoena or court order" and that "all students feel welcome and safe on our campuses, regardless of immigration status." (Read more...)
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Did you know that Evergreen Valley College has the highest transfer rate to San Jose State University of any of the 113 Community Colleges in the State, and the San José-Evergreen Community College District has the highest transfer rate of any of the 72 districts to San Jose State University?
SJECCD ANNUAL REPORTs FOR 2016
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 2016 for the San José-Evergreen Community College District.
SJECCD Annual Report 2016
(click here to view prior Annual Reports)
For 95 years, San José City College has been providing education and workforce opportunities to our district residents in San José; and for more than 40 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 San José-Evergreen Community College Extension (formerly "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 Emeritus 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.
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.
Included in Student Success:
* 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.)
* College Experience (Enrichment opportunities (EVC, SJCC, WI) will exist to enhance the learning environment and support student success.)
* Degree and Certificate Completion (Students will complete degrees and certificates to enter the workforce.)
As a leader in the Silicon Valley, the San José-Evergreen Community College District will be an active partner with civic and other community leaders to create a strong economy and foster social-economic equity and social justice.
Included in Community Impact:
* 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.)
* Community, business, industry and trades partnerships/collaborations (The District will collaborate with business, industry, and the trades for high employment in quality jobs through job placement, internships, mentorships and philanthropic development.)
Board of Trustees
San Jose Promise
Master Plans (Facilities, Education for EVC & SJCC)
Notice of Nondiscrimination and Contact Information for the Title IX Coordinator
Citizens' Bond Oversight
Bridge to the Future
Governing Board MeetingAugust 29, 2017 @ 6:00 p.m.
District Office Board Room40 S. Market St.San Jose, CA 95113
Agenda is available to view via BoardDocs on August 24.
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