Collaborative impact and professional development: effective student services for immigrant populations amid growing inequality

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Author: Watson, William; Esquivel-Swinson, Adela; Montemayor, Roland


San Jose, California, represents a tale of two cities where the immense wealth and vitality of the technology sector has not transferred to the social sector. A growing immigrant population, including undocumented students and their families, relies on an education system statewide which now structures alignment between Adult Education and California community colleges. The San Jose Evergreen Community College District is growing its capacity to serve this population by implementing both required and elective collaborative change initiatives including a required consortium of five adult...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Providers of education and training; Migration; Disadvantaged; Equity

Keywords: Community college; Institutional role; Skill development; Skill needs; Community development; Immigration; Migrants; Professional development; Capacity building; Education and training system; Student services

Geographic subjects: United States; North America

Published: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Taylor and Francis, 2018

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Journal volume: 42

Journal number: 11

Journal date: November 2018

Pages: pp. 778-782

ISSN: 1066-8926, 1521-0413 (online)

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Call number: TD/TNC 134.760

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