• Monica Romero, Dean, Business & Technology; SD Mesa College
  • Molly Ash, Program Manager, Region
  • Julie Lanthier Bandy, Director, Communications, Marketing and Public Affairs, Palomar College
  • Workgroup Members (link)


  • The long-term objective for this project is to develop and implement a regional marketing plan to promote San Diego & Imperial Counties Career Education (CE) programs, with local implementation tools and options. Steps include (a) prioritization of target CE programs and audiences; (b) application of media formats proven most effective for each audience; (c) development of a common branding and outreach campaign that promotes high-demand careers and community college educational/training options; and (d) an evaluation plan to measure marketing effectiveness.


  • Increase course enrollment in programs that prepare students for employment in the region’s priority sectors
  • Expand the Career Education market in the region
  • Place graduates into the regional workforce


 Leading Indicators

  • Increase in enrollment

Workgroup Materials and Resources

Please visit the Resources to find meeting agendas, materials and minutes. We meet monthly on the second Thursday of each month.