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​​Career Technical Education Committee

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
Department Chair

Architectural Technology 

Lynn Yamakawa
Division Chair

EMS (Emergency Medical Services)

​Erik Pastora​
Department Chair

Culinary Arts

​Farah Saddigh
Divsion Chair​

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

​Elsie Linares ​
Department Chair

CAOT (Computer Applications Office Technology)
Department Chair

​Wendy Hoffman
Divsion Chair

Computer Information Systems

​Wendy Hoffman
Division Chair

Real Estate

​Karen Grgas

Child Development

Song Nguyen
Divison Chair

Administration of Justice
Fire Technology

​Michael Hiscocks
Department Chair

Commercial Music


Information Technology (CSIT)

​Bill Heffern
Department Chair

Engineering Technology
Drafting Production Design


 CTE Support Services:


Shazia Khan

Learning Resource Center
Joy Fisher

​Amarylles Hall
Special Programs and Services