February 25, 2016   
Contra Costa College searches for new president; our students have until March 17 to get $1,500 for college!
Some important dates concerning education in West County are coming up:

* There will be a public forum at noon on Thursday, March 3 to hear from the Contra Costa Community College District's four finalists for the position of President of Contra Costa College. Attendees will be able to ask questions too. The finalists are: Dr. Celia Barberena, Krista Johns, J.D., Mojdeh Mehdizadeh, and Dr. Luis Pedraja. Click here for more information.  
The public forum will be held at the Jean & John Knox Center, 2600 Mission Bell Drive, San Pablo, California. 

* The application deadline for the Richmond Promise college scholarship program is March 17.  All Richmond and North Richmond high school students are eligible for college scholarships. 

John Gioia
Supervisor, District One 
Contra Costa County 
11780 San Pablo Avenue, Suite D 
El Cerrito, CA  94530 
510-231-8686 Phone