Guided Pathways

Pillar 1 Team

  • Amanda Phillips
    Dean of Counseling, Co-Chair

  • Veronica Daut
    Guided Pathways Coordinator, Co-Chair

  • Victoria Jimenez
    Career Counselor

  • George Brown
    Instructional Faculty

  • Arianne Schultuz
    Instructional Faculty

  • Cody McCabe
    Dir. of Admissions and Records Designee

  • Roxanne Brazell
    Curriculum and Catalog Specialist

  • Irene Morales
    EDGE Outreach Specialist

  • Florante Roa
    Dir. Of System Management and MIS Op

  • Maria Avalos
    Instructional Faculty (CTE)

  • Donna Blanton
    First Year Experience Faculty

  • Rosalynn Weissmann
    Scheduling Specialist

  • Pam Hunter
    Exec. Dir Inst. Advancement

  • Anika Acosta

  • Daniel Martinez
    Unofficial Member non-voting

  • Evelyn Velasco-Ramirez
    Student Worker

Guided Pathways
Pillar 1 Team


Collaborate with and advise the campus community on activities associated with the 1st Pillar of the Guided Pathways Framework. Recommend and plan activities that support efforts to create clear curricular pathways and programs.


  • Support student-friendly Application Process

  • Development of Meta majors

  • Degree and curricular maps

  • EDGE and PLEDGE integration into Guided Pathways

  • Support and inform K-12, Adult School Outreach, and Dual and Concurrent Enrollment

  • Strengthen alignment of high school outcomes to College entry skills

  • Support Articulation with high schools and four-year Institutions

  • Support student-friendly Catalog, website, and marketing

  • Career services: Detailed information on target career and transfer outcomes

  • Scheduling Software

  • Course sequencing

  • Explore Contextualized Math & English options

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​

Meeting Date Meeting Agenda Meeting Minutes
2019-02-01 View Agenda View Minutes
2019-02-22 View Agenda View Minutes
2019-03-01 View Agenda View Minutes
2019-03-15 View Agenda View Minutes
2019-04-05 View Agenda View Minutes
2019-04-26 View Agenda No Minutes
2019-05-03 No Agenda View Minutes
2019-05-17 View Agenda View Minutes
2019-09-13 View Agenda No Minutes
2019-09-27 View Agenda View Minutes
2019-10-11 View Agenda View Minutes
2019-10-25 View Agenda View Minutes
2019-11-08 View Agenda View Minutes
2019-11-22 View Agenda View Minutes
2020-05-01 View Agenda View Minutes
2021-02-26 View Agenda No Minutes