Partnership for Student Success

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What is the Partnership for Student Success?

The Partnership for Student Success is a faculty-driven ongoing initiative encompassing these college programs:

The Partnership includes a variety of learning and instructional support programs aimed at building academic skills, particularly basic skills, across the disciplines. The Partnership is propelled by assistance for all participants based on active mutual engagement of students, faculty, and tutors.

Success Data

Click here for complete texts of the evaluation studies for the past 8 years of the PSS programs: Success Data

The Partnership for Student Success team is happy to answer your questions.

Please contact:

Kathy Molloy, Basic Skills Coordinator
Phone: (805) 965-0581 ext. 2566

PSS Members

The current members of the PSS Steering Committee are:

  • Camila Acosta
  • Elizabeth Bowman, Luria Library
  • Terease Chin
  • Paula Congleton, Associate Professor/Coach - Physical Education; Lead - Student Athlete Achievement Zone
  • Pam Guenther, Associate Professor - Mathematics
  • Ann Marie Kopeikin - Nursing
  • Marit Ter Mate-Martinsen - ESL
  • Kathy Molloy, Chair of PSS Steering and Basic Skills Coordinator - Academic Senate
  • Gilda Parodi Swords, Continuing Education
  • Jerry Pike, Director - Learning Resources Center; Codirector - Gateway Program
  • Alice Scharper, Dean, Educational Programs - Humanities
  • Sheila Wiley, Assistant Professor  - English Skills, Codirector - Gateway Program
  • Marsha Wright, Director - EOPS


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