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Guided Pathways

Pillar 2 Team

Steve Holman
Instructional Dean, Co-Chair

Angel Meraz
Counselor, Co-Chair

Amber Black

Stan Henry

Mariana Zepeda

Melissa Flora
Instructional Faculty    

Maritza Fuentez
Admissions and Records or Designee

Kristin Milligan
Director of Financial Aid

Katie Chartier
Asst. Dir. Of First Year Experience 

Visa Graves                                                                 Lead Financial Aid Specialist

Florante Roa
Dir of Sys. Mngmnt & MIS Op.

Michael Harlow Information Systems                                                     

Liliana Casas
EDGE Outreach Specialist

Jessica Dominguez

Alexis Gonzalez

Gu​ided Pathways Pillar 2 Team​​


Collaborate with and advise the campus community on activities associated with the 2nd Pillar of the Guided Pathways Framework. Recommend and plan activities that support efforts to provide Academic and Student support that ‘Helps Students Enter the Path’.


  • Support Outreach Financial Aid process Application (matriculation services)

  • Review Orientation

  • Support Guided Self- Placement, Multiple Measures/ AB705 Implementing

  • Strengthen Advising Resources

  • Support student-friendly Registration process

  • Strengthen resources for major and career exploration

  • Support Student Ed Plans Contextualized academic support

  • Support First Year Experience

  • Support Non-Credit Matriculation

Meeting Dates and Time

In an effort to stop the spread of COVID-19, officials from the Riverside County Public Health Department issued a mandate closing all community colleges, preschools, K-12 public, private and charter schools, and universities in the county between March 16 and April 30, 2020. All College of the Desert facilities are closed.​

The current pandemic has impacted our meeting schedule. Meeting dates for the 2020-2021 academic school year will be posted here when they are available. ​

​​​​    Minutes and Agendas​​

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