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, R-building, bottom floor 
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-113

* 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.

Classified Senate 2016 - 2018 Nominations
Nominations end June 3, 2016
Elections will take place in Business Services from June 6 - June 17

Nominate. Vote. Participate.

It is that time once again for participatory democracy! Please take this opportunity to be involved in the process of deciding which of your peers among the classified staff will be elected to represent you in the shared governance process on campus and in the district. As you know, Classified employees play an important role in contributing to the success of the mission of this campus and ensuring student success. We also contribute above and beyond our designated job descriptions by actively participating in the important committee work, here and throughout the district. It is truly important that our input, concerns and inquiries are voiced through our elected classified representatives in the governance process. It is imperative that we continue to step up and accept our leadership responsibilities so that this college can continue to provide excellent education and service our students and our community.

We are glad to have had the fortune to serve as your Classified Senate Executive Board for the past two years. We have learned more than we could have imagined. Now, we ask that you please look around and see who you would like to nominate for the classified executive board positions of: president, vice president, secretary, and treasurer. Take advantage of this opportunity to vote or to serve. It's not always easy, but nothing worthwhile ever is. you will definitely learn and grow and be rewarded through this experience. Thank you for giving us the opportunity to lead us as a group on this campus.

Please fill out the nomination form below and return to:
  • Neary Sim in MS-551
  • Classified Senate Mailbox in the mailroom (R-building, bottom floor)
Nomination Form     Board Position Descriptions

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