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, E-building
4. Send to (or visit) Neary, Room MS-551
5. Send to (or visit) Angela, E-building

* Please make checks payable to SDCC Classified Senate.

Thank you in advance for your contribution.

Conferences/Professional Development

Aiming for Success: Setting Local Goals to Meet 2015 State Requirements

New state law requires the California Community College Chancellor’s Office to develop a framework of indicators measuring the institutional effectiveness of each college in the state in the areas of student success, accreditation, fiscal health, and compliance with state and federal guidelines. All colleges must develop, adopt, and post their goals for these indicators by June 30, 2015.

To help colleges meet this rapidly approaching statutory deadline, the Chancellor’s Office, through the newly established Institutional Effectiveness Partnership Initiative, is hosting a series of regional workshops. All workshops will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Lunch will be provided. There is no cost to attend the workshops, through participants are responsible for any travel costs. Registration is required through EventBrite.

For more information on upcoming workshops and registration links, click here.

Classified Leadership Leadership Institute (CLI) 2015

$525 Registration fee (Does not include lodging); $25 Discount for Early Bird Registration before March 9 2015. For more information, check out:

Applications to register (or scholarships for registration) can be found at:

2015 CLI Scholarship Nomination
Don’t think you can afford the price to attend the 2015 CLI conference? Apply for a scholarship good towards the registration fee and half the double-room occupancy! Complete the 2015 CLI Scholarship Nomination Form and return to Karen Smith at

2015 CLI Sponsorship Competition
4CS is at it again! Win a CLI 2015 Scholarship! Have your classified governance organization complete the Sponsor Competition Entry Form and return to 4CS Secretary Plyley at

Encourage all your friends and colleagues to sponsor 4CS! Sponsor applications and PayPal services are available at Make sure to write SPONSOR COMPETITION - [your college] on the form or notes section of PayPal.

See additional details on the attached flier or in your 4CS CONNECTIONS NOVEMBER NEWSLETTER.

The classified governance organization with the highest points (1 point for every $10) will win a free CLI 2015 Scholarship (covers registration and half double occupancy lodging). All entries generating over $500 will receive a $50 credit toward one CLI registration. (All contributions made between July 1, 2014 and March 15, 2015 can apply)

Thank you for supporting Classified Leadership Institute and 4CS!

Please direct all replies by forward to Cari Plyley -

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.