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We Are The
East County Education Alliance

Our Values

MISSION

Enrich our community with strong partnerships that guide our students through a world-class education leading to meaningful and fulfilled lives.

Goal

1. Inspire students to focus on college and careers;
2. Foster collaboration between the high school and college districts to provide a seamless transition from high school to college;
3. Improve college completion rates and prepare students for an ever-evolving workforce.

Our Collaboration

Our Alliance

Collaborate
Strengthen
Align
Engage

Committees

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Executive Committee

GCCCD
Leads:
  • Lynn Ceserino Neault
Members:
  • Aaron Starck
  • Amber Hughes
  • Cynthia Nagura
  • Denise Schulmeyer
  • Jessica Robinson
  • Julianna Barnes
  • Kim Dudzik
  • Lynn Ceserino Neault
  • Mike Reese
  • Nabil Abu-Ghazaleh
  • Pat Setzer
  • Sally Cox
  • Sean Hancock
GUHSD
Leads:
  • Tim Glover
Members:
  • Dan McDowell
  • Eileen Bagg-Rizzo
  • Jake Gaeir
  • Kim Patterson
  • Paul Dautremont
  • Theresa Kemper
  • Tiffani Brown
  • Tim Glover
  • Tracy Wilson
MEUSD
Leads:
  • Kathy Granger
Members:
  • Bill Dennett
  • Kathy Granger
  • Patrick Keeley

Teams

Articulation and Alignment

GCCCD
Leads:
  • Mike Reese
  • Pat Setzer
Members:
GUHSD
Leads:
  • Paul Dautremont
Members:
MEUSD
Leads:
  • Kathy Granger
Members:

Career Readiness

GCCCD
Leads:
  • Javier Ayala
  • Larry McLemore
Members:
  • Erica Olmos
  • Erika Arangure
  • George Dowden
  • Kate Miller
GUHSD
Leads:
  • Eileen Bagg-Rizzo
Members:
  • Esteban Monge
  • Heather Peterson
  • Jamie Davenport
  • Jeff Wood
  • Kim Bellaart
  • Paul Dautremont
  • Rosanna Lupien
MEUSD
Leads:
  • Kathy Granger
Members:
  • Dave Etnire

College Awareness & Readiness

GCCCD
Leads:
  • Aaron Starck
  • Jessica Robinson
Members:
  • Agustin Orozco
  • Courtney Williams
  • Greg Vega
  • James Canady
  • Jessica Murguia
  • John Escobedo
  • Juan Carols Reyna
  • Karolia Macias
  • Lauren Vaknin
  • Lorena Quiroz
  • Martha Clavelle
  • Michael Copenhaver
  • Nicole Jones
  • Raad Jerjis
  • Ray Reyes
  • Renee Nasori
  • Wayne Branker
GUHSD
Leads:
  • Eileen Bagg-Rizzo
  • Paul Dautremont
  • Theresa Kemper
  • Tracy Wilson
Members:
  • Joel Tropp
  • Kim Bellaart
  • Rebecca Vargas-Wilson
  • Vanessa Jamil
MEUSD
Leads:
  • Kathy Granger
Members:

Dual Enrollment Task Force

GCCCD
Leads:
  • Mike Reese
Members:
  • Aaron Starck
  • Amber Hughes
  • Cynthia Nagura
  • Javier Ayala
  • John Franco
  • Kate Miller
  • Kim Zant
  • Larry McLemore
  • Linda Elia
  • Martha Clavelle
  • Sean Hancock
GUHSD
Leads:
  • Dan McDowell
Members:
  • Barbara Gallego
  • Cathy Singer
  • Jake Gaeir
  • James Messina
  • Jay Tweet
  • Jeannine Oliver
  • Laura Whitaker
  • Mark Jeffers
  • Paul Battle
  • Theresa Kemper
  • Tracy Leota
  • Tracy Wilson
MEUSD
Leads:
  • Kathy Granger
Members:
  • Cherie Foraker
  • Patrick Keeley

English

GCCCD
Leads:
  • Cindi Harris
  • Lauren Halsted
  • Tate Hurvitz
Members:
GUHSD
Leads:
  • Robin Ballarin
Members:
MEUSD
Leads:
Members:
  • Christine Goss

Math

GCCCD
Leads:
  • Shawn Hicks
  • Steve Davis
  • Tammi Marshall
Members:
  • Jennifer Denney
GUHSD
Leads:
  • Tiffany Jokerst
Members:
  • Brian Carpenter
  • Cherie McKinney-Douma
  • Christy McAloney
  • David Jones
  • Ellen Gadon
  • John Weatherford
  • Karen Cisnero
  • Laurie Velarde
  • Lisa Drake
  • Paul Dautremont
  • Ramey Rahib
  • Sheila Medin
  • Susan Rosson
MEUSD
Leads:
Members:
  • Christine Goss

Resources: Communication

GCCCD
Leads:
  • Anne Krueger
  • Christianne Penunuri
  • Dana Rivers
  • Kerri Ewing
  • Sally Cox
  • Lorena Ruggero
Members:
GUHSD
Leads:
  • Catherine Martin
  • Tracy Wilson
Members:
MEUSD
Leads:
Members:

Resources: Data

GCCCD
Leads:
  • Christopher Tarman
Members:
GUHSD
Leads:
  • Alan Grulich
  • Maria Simonsen
Members:
MEUSD
Leads:
Members:

Resources: ESL

GCCCD
Leads:
Members:
  • Manuel Mancillas-Gome
GUHSD
Leads:
Members:
  • Michelle Estill
MEUSD
Leads:
Members:
  • Rafael Miravete

Student Support Systems

GCCCD
Leads:
  • Aaron Starck
  • Jessica Robinson
Members:
  • Agustin Orozco
  • Greg Vega
  • Jessica Murguia
  • John Escobedo
  • Lauren Vaknin
  • Lorena Quiroz
  • Nicole Jones
  • Raad Jerjis
  • Ray Reyes
GUHSD
Leads:
  • Eileen Bagg-Rizzo
  • Tracy Wilson
  • Theresa Kemper
  • Paul Dautremont
Members:
MEUSD
Leads:
Members: