Faculty & Staff

Sara Patterson

Sara Patterson


Counseling Faculty and Instructor, International Student Counselor/PDSO and Athletics Counselor

(408) 741-2694


North Walk Portable 4 and Athletics Building Room 1S 

Courses Taught / Teaching

Counseling 000A - Orientation

Counseling 002 - Academic and Personal Planning for F1 visa

Counseling 012 - Careers and Lifestyles

Athletic Workshops for NCAA/NAIA

CSU Application Workshops

Academic Service

International Student Selection Committee - Chair (1992 to present)

Academic Appeals Committee

(2012 to 2013)

Counseling Department Chair


Veteran's Task Force Committee

(2007 to 2015)

Tenure Team Committee Member



Master of Arts: Education, Specializing in Counseling and Guidance (College level)

Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, CA

Bachelor of Science: Child Development

Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, CA

Associates of Arts: General Education

Chabot College, Hayward, CA


California Community College Counselors Credential

California Community College Instructors Credential: Psychology

PDSO - Principal Designated School Official w/SEVIS system

NAFSA member 1992 to present - National Association for International Educators

3C4A member 2010 to present -

California Community College Athletic Academic Advising Association

Chabot College Counseling Associate Faculty 1981-1994

West Valley College Counseling Associate Faculty 1988-2004  Fulltime Faculty 2004 to present


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