2009-10 Professional Development- In October 2010, I had the opportunity to complete the professional development leave project. Thanks to the Local Early Education Planning Council of Santa Clara County, English Lerner Committee, for your support, leadership, and inspiration.
Student Orientations: See advertising for monthly orientation
Community Service Learning: Please contact VIDA staff at 408/864-8739 to earn more about service learning opportunities connected with courses in various departments.
Child Development language courses: In Bilingual/Spanish courses offered during the evenings at De Anza. Courses in Chinese are offered on Thursday evening at De Anza.
Comprehensive Approaches to Raising Educational Standards (CARES PLUS) Advising: Fatemeh Zarghami advises for our CARES PLUS English speaking students.
Circle of Care
Since 2013, we have been involved in a county wide collaborative known as Circle of Care, an initiative to support families and children in the child welfare system. Early Educators receive training in trauma informed care. For more information contact Mayra Cruz.