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Guided Pathways

Pillar 4 Team

Oscar Espinoza-Parra
Dean, Enrollment Services,                  Co-Chair   

Jorge Perez, Instructional Faculty (GE),                        Co-Chair 

Douglas Benoit
Instructional Dean 

Dau Mayo
Outcomes and Assessment Committee Chair/Designee

Eddie Vaca
CTE Faculty

Artel Garcia
Instructional GE

Scott Cooper

Sarah Fry

Jin An-Dunning

Gary Williams
Strong Workforce Steering Committee Member

Beatriz Sarabia-Payan
Director of Non-Credit/Designee

Brian Thompson
Manager, College and Career Pathways

Prudence Bailey
Career Technical Education Program Specialist

Marvin Gabut
Distance Education Program Coordinator

Florante Roa
Director, Systems Management

MJ Cuatle

Brando Ortega                                       Student

Guided Pathways Pillar 4 Team


Collaborate with and advise the campus community on activities associated with the 4th Pillar of the Guided Pathways Framework. Recommend and plan activities that support efforts to ensure and validate Learning


  • Support campus wide -culturally relevant curriculum, career advancement & growth mindset

  • Professional development for CTE faculty - industry currency

  • Curriculum design per meta-major

  • Acceleration transitions to content level courses

  • Aligned Learning outcomes (SLOs, PLOs, etc.)

  • Support articulation with four-year institutions

  • Support Internships, work experience

  • Explore Cost effective Textbooks / OER

  • Support Transfer relationships and agreements

  • Support Workforce Outcomes

  • Support Aligning Curriculum with industry needs

    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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