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.
California Community Colleges May Offer Bachelor's Degrees
Governor Brown has signed legislation that will allow community colleges to offer bachelor's degrees. College districts will be applying for 15 pilot programs that train students for high-demand jobs and that don't duplicate existing programs at the California State University or the University of California. The targeted areas include dental hygiene, health technology, and industrial technology. We will provide updates here on EVC and SJCC's actions in regards to an application for a pilot program. For additional information, please click on the link to an ABC News story. http://abc7news.com/education/calif-community-colleges-to-offer-bachelors-degrees/329655/
Welcome to EVC and SJCC!
This semester more than 18,000 students chose to make a difference in their lives by attending EVC and SJCC. There are 9,321 students at EVC and 9,205 students at SJCC. We are proud to be their college partner and help them achieve their goals. Here's to an exciting Fall 2014 Semester!
CONGRATULATIONS EVC & SJCC CLASS OF 2014
We wish you the best in your future endeavors! Thank you for being a part of the SJECCD family. We invite you to view a brief video of the May 22, 2014 SJCC and May 23, 2014 EVC graduation ceremonies at the following link: https://vimeo.com/sjeccd/2014graduation
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.
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Citizens' Bond Oversight Committee
Next Board Meeting will be on October 28, 2014
Agenda will be posted via Board Docs on October 24, 2014
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