West Valley College
14000 Fruitvale Avenue, Saratoga, CA 95070 • Phone (408) 867-2200

Student Success Team

Mission Statement

The Student Success Team focuses the campus community on student success by cultivating best practices, encouraging innovations in teaching and learning, and establishing clear and effective student pathways.


2014-2015 Goals

1. Oversee implementation of the Student Success Act of 2012

2. Establish a framework for institutional benchmarking

3. Address closing the achievement gap by promoting an ongoing cycle of conversation, planning, action, evaluation, and revision with regards to student equity

4. Coordinate and promote efforts to strengthen tutorial and learning support services across campus

Spring 2015 Meetings
Student Success Work Team
3rd Thursdays, 3:30-5:00 PM 
Fox 101

Student Success Core Team
1st, 2nd, and 4th Thursdays, 3:00-4:30 PM 
Global Citizenship Room
Student Success Core Team
Kuni Hay—VP Instruction
Victoria Hindes—VP Student Services
Stephanie Kashima—Dean of Instruction and Student Success
Whitney Clay—Faculty Student Success Coordinator, Reading Faculty
Susan Sherrill—DESP Faculty
Cheryl Miller—DESP Faculty
Gretchen Ehlers—Math Faculty
Melissa Salcido—Counseling Faculty
Carol Pavan—Counseling Faculty

Student Success Work Team

Susie Tong—Counseling/Career Advisor
Mae Conroy—Career Ed/Workforce Development, Director Off Campus and Special Programs
Herlisa Hamp—Director of Student Equity and Success
Jose Bautista—Psychology
Alyson Butcher—Math
Bill Davis—English
Michelle Francis—Reading
Ron Guzman—Art
Maryanne Mills—Library
Annmarie Wasserbauer—ESL
Rebecca Wong—Math
Amanda Clifford—ASO
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