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Guided Pathways

Pillar 3 Team

Sara Butler, Instructional Dean, Co-Chair

Donna Greene                                                             Faculty Development Committee Chair, Co-Chair

Christine Schaefer

Jenna Huntzinger
Special Programs Counselor

Dan Cooper
Instructional Faculty                                         

Heather Benes
Instructional GE

Lisa Kinsey

Lakeshia McKenzie


Carlos Maldonado
Director of Student Life

Curt Luttrell
Director of A&R

Marion Champion                         Public Information Officer

Tiffany Abeytia
Sr. Financial Aid Specialist

Daniel Aucutt
TASC Director

Claudia Derum

Florante Roa
Dir of Sys. Mngmnt & MIS Op

Leslie Quinones                                                      Unofficial Attendee non-voting

Yazzmine De Leon

Jaymi Triplett                                               Student

Christen Smith

Susan Magdaleno                                                   Student Worker


Gu​ided Pathways Pillar 3 Team​​


Collaborate with and advise the campus community on goals and activities associated with the 3rd Pillar of the Guided Pathways Framework. Recommend and plan activities that ‘Help Student Stay on the Path’ and support Guided Exploration and Progression.


  • Support counseling services aligned with Guided Pathways goals

  • Categorical areas and how they integrate into Guided Pathways

  • Student support and retention at unit completion (12/24/36/48/60)

  • Student disqualifications and petitions procedures

  • Early alert method

  • Intrusive Advising

  • Support student-friendly graduation process

  • Support adequate TASC/Tutoring/writing centers resources

  • Faculty Development aligned with Guided Pathways

  • Support student Life / extra-curricular / activities / engagement

Meetings Dates and Time  Meetings 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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