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Program Dean, Adult Education, College Success, & ESOL

These program areas serve students who are interested in brushing up on basic skills, earning a GED, exploring careers and growing from important life experiences, or becoming more comfortable and confident in the English language. The students in these programs take their skills into PCC’s programs to earn certificates and degrees, the community to become active participants and leaders, and the workplace to grow professionally in their careers.


Fun quote: “Before you criticize someone, you should walk a mile in their shoes. That way, when you criticize them, you are a mile away from them, and you have their shoes.” —Frieda Norris