A2B Program Newsletter

Fall 2015

Welcome Back to School

Dear Students,

Welcome to the 2015-2016 school year! We hope you had a great first few weeks of school. As we begin this school year, we encourage you all to embrace the opportunity to make this a great year. Our dedicated staff has been working hard to prepare for another amazing year, building on the success and accomplishments of the last one.

Our A2B Program offers an array of services that can help you to be successful academically including: transfer support, counseling, workshops, retention services, and many more. We hope that you will utilize all the wonderful services that A2B has to offer. We're very excited to meet with each of you to support you in achieving your academic success.

A2B Staff

Don't forget: A2B Counseling

Our A2B Program has two dedicated counselors, James Macale and Elisa Castro, who can meet with you to discuss your academic/career goals and interests as well as to update your Student Educational Plan (SEP). You will receive an earlier registration date if you have an updated SEP. They are available both in the morning and evening time. To schedule an appointment, please contact Khoa Nguyen at nguyenk@smccd.edu or at 650-306-3426

Education Paths to Early Childhood Education Professionalism

Saturday, Sep. 19th, 11:30am-1:15pm

Bldg. 22 - Room 116

This event will feature a panel of educators in the Early Childhood and Education field who will be providing you with information and updates regarding ECE majors/career. The panel will also be discussing tips and tools on how to successfully market yourself in interviews for ECE/ECE-related positions. This event is open to everyone and lunch will be provided.

Featured Speakers:

  • Jennifer Bernard - Children's Services Manager, IHSD
  • Marisa Cajbon - Director, Saint Paul's Nursery School
  • Cheryl Chan - Supervisor, Coordinator Child Development Program, SSF
  • Jamie Hui - Retention Specialist, ECE Cañada College

Professional Growth Hours Certificate will also be Awarded.
Parking is free on Saturdays!

For more information, please contact:
Sunny Choi
(650) 306 3481

Program Services Coordinator

Hello A2B Students,

I hope your semester started better than expected. My name is Khoa Nguyen and I’m the Program Services Coordinator for the A2B Program. In this role, I will have the opportunity to meet and provide case management to each of you, particularly those of you who are majoring in Psychology, Human Services, Business, Nursing, or ECE. This includes helping you monitor your transfer progress, providing information and assistance to you regarding admission requirements to University Center's Bachelor’s degree programs, as well as directing you to other support services as needed.

I strongly encourage you all to schedule an appointment with me so that I can tell you about all the wonderful services that A2B Program offers. We have a lot of workshops, activities, and resources available to you all and I want you to take full advantage of that.

Please don’t hesitate to contact me if you need help with anything. I look forward to meeting and assisting you and I wish all of you a successful, beneficial, and enjoyable semester.