The Guided Pathways framework creates a highly structured approach to student success
that provides all students with a set of clear course-taking patterns that promotes
better enrollment decisions and prepares students for future success. The Guided
Pathways framework also integrates support services in ways that make it easier for
students to get the help they need during every step of their community college experience.
College of the Desert student panel answered questions and offered comments from the
student prospective on how best the Guided Pathways program can assist students.
Guided Pathways Co-Ordinator Christen Smith along with Vice President Student Services,
Jeff Baker provided updates and insights for the 2019-20 academic year.
The Guided Pathways program was presented during fall flex at the Eastern Valley Campus.
Highlights of the program along with a student panel provided attendees with the progress
and goals of Guided Pathways.
'Student Voices' is an important part of Guided Pathways. With student focus groups
providing insights to what student services are most needed.
The informational presentation attended by administrators, faculty and staff members
provided a complete narrative of the Guided Pathways program.
Christen Smith, Guided Pathways Co-Ordinator along with the student panel provide
answers and comments to faculty in attendance.