Outreach Services empowers students through increasing awareness of and access to SDCE’s FREE academic courses and programs leading to career and/or credit college transition pathways.

Because SDCE cares about our students’ health and safety, currently all Outreach Services are provided remotely and online. Please email sdceoutreach@sdccd.edu or call (619) 800-4620 for more information.

Meet the Outreach Team!

Tavaris Franklin
Tavaris Franklin


He currently serves as Outreach Coordinator for San Diego Continuing Education (CE) Outreach Department to boast their seven facilities, free programs & educational opportunities. Where he encourage & support potential students who have overcome difficult obstacles, including first generation college students, unstable living environment, or socioeconomically challenged. In his professional capacity, he serve as a matriculation liaison and beneficial educational/vocational resources for the San Diego community.

Rosemary Leyva
Rosemary Leyva

English & Spanish

Hi! My name is Rosemary Leyva, I am a Project Assistant at SDCE & I am here to support you through your journey. Not everyone follows the same educational path & I am here to encourage & reassure you that it is perfectly fine to create your own. My educational journey began at SDCE taking computer courses at ECC. Once I completed the Office Assistant program, I pursued my interest in the Healthcare field. Fortunately, after my completion of the CNA program & with the help of counselors & staff, I transitioned to City College where I am currently working on my Associates Degree in Allied Health.

Claudia Osuna
Claudia Osuna

English & Spanish
Administration of Justice

Hi my name is Claudia Osuna. I am an outreach project assistant with San Diego Continuing Education. I emigrated to the U.S from Tijuana, Mexico on 2015. Joined the San Diego Continuing Education GED program in 2015. Transitioned to San Diego City Community College majoring in Criminal Justice and transferred to San Diego State University.

Asha Sharif
Asha Sharif

English, Somalia, & Swahili

Hello my name is Asha! As an Outreach Project Assistant, I am here to assist & support students also answer any questions about Continuing Education & college. As for my educational background, I attended ECC where I received my GED. I then transferred to City College where I earned my Associate of Arts Degree. My goal is to continue with my education & transfer to San Diego State University where I will complete my BA in counseling. With my knowledge & experiences I can continue to motivate students through their educational journey.

Karen Villanueva
Karen Villanueva

English & Spanish
Business Administration

My name is Karen Villanueva I speak English and Spanish. I am majoring in Business Administration. Graduated from San Diego Mesa College in 2019 with an Associates and transferred to National University to finish my bachelor’s degree.

Jordan Nash
Jordan Nash

Communication Studies

Hi! My name is Jordan Nash and I am a Continuing Education Outreach Project Assistant. I am currently attending SDSU for my B.A. in Communication Studies and Leadership Minor. I am a Mesa College alumni and former Mesa Outreach Student Ambassador.

Outreach Services for Students

  • Online and remote student appointments
  • General program and class information
  • SDCE class schedules
  • Application & registration assistance
  • mySDCCD portal help
  • How to access Canvas
  • FAFSA workshops
  • Peer support & mentoring
  • Check out Outreach Services’ FAQs here (Please hyperlink to FAQs for outreach)

Students must have an email to apply and register at SDCE. If you do not have an active email, sign-up for a free gmail account here

Email the Outreach Services team at sdceoutreach@sdccd.edu to request services for students. Please include your name, CSID (if applicable), program/class interests or services you are requesting.

Outreach Services for Community Agencies and Partners

  • Presentations and workshops
  • SDCE program and services information
  • Campus tours (available when SDCE reopens)
  • Career fairs
  • College fairs & events
  • Community outreach events and activities

Mission: San Diego College of Continuing Education commits to student success and community enrichment by providing accessible, equitable, and innovative quality education and support services to diverse adult learners in pursuit of lifelong learning, training, career advancement, and pathways to college. read more »