Jamillah Moore Is the New President of Cañada College in Redwood City, California

jamillahThe board of trustees of the San Mateo County Community College District in California has named Jamillah Moore as the eleventh president of Cañada College in Redwood City. The college enrolls about 6,500 students and African Americans are just 3 percent of the student body.

Dr. Moore was selected from among 47 applicants for the job as president of Cañada College. She had been serving as interim vice chancellor of educational services and planning for the San Mateo County Community College District. Earlier, she served as interim president of Compton Community College, president of Los Angeles City College, and chancellor of the Ventura County Community College District.

Dr. Moore holds a bachelor’s degree in communication and a master’s degree in intercultural communication and public policy from California State University, Sacramento. She earned a doctorate in international and multicultural education from the University of San Francisco.


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  1. Sal Villasenor says:

    Amiga, we continue to be so proud to see you succeed in the field of public education. It’s Pam that keeps me updated. I have finally retired from the lobbying world, but continue to be employed in the public education arena. My new employer is Derivi Castellanos Architects as Director of Business Development. I would appreciate an opportunity to come meet with you and discuss our companies work experience in the K-14 community. I look forward to hearing from you. Abrazos

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