Adopt-A-Family Benefit
For City College Students
Applications are available starting November in Student Affairs, Room D-106.
The City College Classified Senate sponsors an annual Adopt-a-Family benefit to support City College students and their families. Through Adopt-a-Family, select families will receive gift cards good for: holiday meals, clothing, and local marketplaces. Gifts will be awarded before the semester ends.

Students will be able to apply during the month of November (through Student Affairs) and applications will be reviewed in December. The criteria used in the selection process is based on:

1) enrollment,
2) total units,
3) number of dependents,
4) single parent status,
5) income, and
6) other special circumstances.

Donations are accepted YEAR ROUND and may be made in the following ways:

1. Place in Classified Senate mailbox in mailroom, A-8 
2. Send to (or visit) Yvonne, Room AH-519A
3. Send to (or visit) Awana, Room L-121
4. Send to (or visit) Neary, Room MS-551
5. Send to (or visit) Angela, R-building

* Please make checks payable to SDCC Classified Senate.

Thank you in advance for your contribution.

Conferences/Professional Development

EEO and Diversity Training for Screening/Selection Committees

Completion of the “EEO and Diversity Training for Screening/Selection Committees” qualifies you to serve in any capacity (on the screening/selection committee) for 3 years from the date of your training. If you anticipate participating on a District Screening Committee, in any capacity, you are encouraged to register for the training now.

Please e-mail Edwin Hiel to register.

For a list of scheduled EEO training sessions, visit the EEO website.

Designing and Implementing Early Alert Systems to Support Success for Men of Color
May 5, 2016
Webinar 10:00 am Pacific Time

The Minority Male Community College Collaborative (M2C3) is please to announce our next FREE LIVE webinar as part of the National Consortium on College Men of Color (NCCMC).  This will be our last webinar for this academic semester.  The webinar is title "Designing and Implementing Early Alert System to Support Success for Men of Color."  This webinar will take place May 5, 2016 - 10:00 am Pacific Time.  The description for this webinar is below:

Early alert systems are used by colleges to intervene when student show signs of impending retention concerns.  This webinar will overview different early alert models and provide recommendations on how to best structure systems to foster student success. 

To register for the Early Alert webinar, please feel free to do so at the following link: 


Save the Date! Faculty & Classified Staff Retirement Tea
Wednesday, April 27, 2016
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Room MS-140, San Diego City College

The Academic and Classified Senate invites you the Faculty & Classified Retirement Tea.
Please let us know if you are retiring so we may honor you at the tea.  Email Cynthia Lyons-Dailard here.

Classified Leadership Institute 2016
Classified Leadership Institute 2016 registration is still open. If you have never attended CLI you are missing a great networking and learning conference.

The conference is open to all Classified Professionals who work for a California Community College, so please make sure to share this information with your campus.

The annual Classified Leadership Institute is jointly sponsored by the California Community Colleges Classified Senate (4CS) and the Community College League of California (CCLC), and was established to promote leadership and strengthen classified professionals participation in shared (participatory) governance.

Thursday, June 16, 2016
  • 9:00 am Plenary Session
  • 11:00 am Newcomer Session
  • 1:00 pm Opening General Session – Welcome & Keynote Session: John Makevich – Doing What Matters & Online Education Initiatives.
  • 3:30 pm Poster Session: Sharing Best Practices on Classified Contributions to Campus Student Equity Plans
Friday, June 17, 2016
8:45 am Concurrent Sessions
  • Embracing a Culture of Inclusiveness
  • How Classified Professionals can Promote Faculty & Classified Diversity Hiring
  • Accreditation, Program & Services Review and the Classified Professional
  • Demo: Professional Learning Network- Building our Future Together; Consensus in Governance
  • Ideas & Ammo for Enhanced Classified Professional Development
  • Institutional Effectiveness Program Initiative and How You Can Participate
  • Senates & Unions – Coming together for the Common Good- Fundraising which Encourages Social Responsibility & Community Involvement
  • Awaking the Promise to Leadership & Shared Governance
  • The Classified Role in the Six Student Success Factors
  • How to get a 9+1 into your college governance manual
  • Equity and Student Success
1:45 pm Keynote Session: Frank Harris III & J Luke Wood – M2C3: Male Community College Collaborative
“The Minority Male Community College Collaborative (M2C3) is a project of San Diego State University’s Interwork Institute that was established with a grant from the San Diego State University Presidential Leadership Fund. The goal of the project is to partner with community colleges across the United States to enhance access, achievement, and success among minority male community college students. M2C3’s research and practice agenda prioritizes men who have been traditionally underrepresented and underserved in postsecondary education”. This session will focus on their research results and how classified staff in particular can partner with faculty and administration to make a positive and lasting impact for the success of our underrepresented students.

Saturday, June 18, 2016
8:45 am General Session & Statewide updates