​​​​​​​​Committee Mission:

The committee is charged with the following responsibilities:

  1. Assist in the development of degrees and certificates in CTE programs

  2. Oversee the reporting of required documentation for academic programs within the disciplines

  3. Assist in the financial opportunities and program sustainability of the disciplines through distribution of CTE funding avenues and grant development.

  4. Recommend, review and assist in the development of new CTE programs

  5. Report related materials to college, district, state and federal agencies

  6. Assure the sustainability of CTE programs

 Policy and Procedures Manual


Meeting Times:
The Career Technical Education Committee meets on the 1st Tuesday of every month at 3:00 PM. 
Meetings are held in SSA 219.


Contact Information:
Scott Callihan
Associate Professor, Architecture
(310) 233-4166

Current Membership/Committee Composition
Committee Co-Chairs
Sandra Sanchez
Dean, Economic and Workforce Development

Scott Callihan

Associate Professor, Architecture

 CTE Programs:

​Michael Song

Architectural Technology 
Department Chair

Lynn Yamakawa

EMS (Emergency Medical Services)
Division Chair

​Erik Pastora

Culinary Arts
Department Chair

​Farah Saddigh

Process Plant Technology
Computer Technology (Electronics and Electric Technology)
Industrial Engineering

Division Chair

​Elsie Linares

CAOT (Computer Applications Office Technology)
Department Chair

​Charles Davis

Computer Information Systems 
Department Chair

​Stanley Sandell

Real Estate
Division Chair

​Basil Ibe

Child Development
Division Chair

Song Nguyen

Administration of Justice
Fire Technology
Division Chair

Michael Hiscocks

Commercial Music
Department Chair


Information Technology (CSIT)
Department Chair

​Bill Heffern

Engineering Technology
Drafting Production Design
Department Chair


 CTE Support Services: 

​Ibtesam Dessouky


Shazia Khan

Learning Resource Center

Joy Fisher

Department Chair

Amarylles Hall

Special Programs and Services 


CTE Employment Outcomes Survey 2017

​​CTE Employment Outcomes Survey 2016 

CTE Employment Outcomes Survey 2015 

CTE Employment Outcomes Survey 2014​ 

CTE Employment Outcomes Survey 2013