Student Club

College of the Desert (COD) Future Educators Club

The Mission and Purpose of the COD Future Educators Club is to enhance communication, participation and the opportunity to leverage resources among students, alumni, and faculty.  Additionally, COD Future Educators Club strives to build leaders within in, by collaborating with internal and external agencies that would provide opportunities to volunteer, mentor, and advocate while enhancing the lives of young children and their families living in the Coachella Valley. 

Thank you to all of our officers whose leadership, advocacy, community service, and mentorship has paved a foundational work for future generations to come: Liz, Noemi, Jesus, Daniela, Karina, Stephanie, Marian, Forever, Celida, Xochilt, Joanna, Brianna, and, Fabiola.  Your hard work and dedication are valued and respected. 

Any students or alumni interested in joining club, please submit your name, email address, student ID number, and phone number to Maria Avalos, club adviser, to be added to the membership list.

Email address maavalos@collegeofthedesert.edu

Phone Number 760-674-7817

All current and prospect members are encouraged to attend to our monthly Video Conferencing Zoom meetings.  All meetings take place on the second Tuesday of each month, unless otherwise advised.

Meetings Schedule for Fall 2020 to Spring 2021

All meeting are conducting via Zoom App (once you become a member, you will be receiving correspondence about meeting link and ID number) from 6-7:00 pm

  • September 8, 2020

  • October 6, 2020

  • November 10, 2020

  • December 8, 2020

  • January 12. 2021

  • February 9, 2021

  • March 9, 2021

  • April 6, 2021

  • May 11. 2021

Activities

Club Officers and members have been actively engaged in campus and community activities.  As a member, you would be able to continue strengthening this participation by volunteering in some of the following events and/or activities:

  • Club Rush Events at COD

  • International Week at COD

  • Family Night /Noche Familiar at COD

  • Collaboration with the McCarthy Family Child Development & Training Center Activities

  • In-Class presentations at COD and local High Schools

  • Field Trips to California State University San Bernardino (CSUSB) Campus

  • Annual Stan and Carolyn Little Conference

  • Annual Day of the Young event

  • Annual Legislative Breakfast event

  • FIND FOOD Bank Distribution

  • RCOE Migrant Program

  • DSUSD Head Start / State Preschool Centers

  • CVUSD Cesar Chavez Elementary

  • Private Family Child Care Providers  

  • Local Community Agencies

“The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.” – Chinese Proverb​

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