1-on-1 Support for Dreamers

The Dreamers Support Staff, the Dream Team, offers individualized support sessions to undocumented and immigrant students, future students, college employees, and community members.

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Appointments | Dreamer Profile | Dream Plan | ESL Students at CE-Miramar

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While walk-in appointments are always welcome on a first-come, first serve basis during student office hours (10 am to 2 pm, Monday through Thursday), pre-scheduled appointments take priority. Schedule an appointment to guarantee yourself a 30-minute support session!

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Dreamers Program Assistant & Analyst
Edward J. Borek III
Pronouns: he/him
Email: eborek@sdccd.edu

Meet with Edward

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Dreamers Project Assistant
Serina Nguyen-Dang
Pronouns: she/her
Email: snguyendang@sdccd.edu

Meet with Serina

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Dreamer Profile

Your Dreamer Profile is not an application to the Dreamers Support Office Programs and Services; our office is an open-access student support service where anyone can seek the assistance that they need. Please, complete your Dreamer Profile before your first support appointment.

Create My Dreamer Profile

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Your Dreamer Profile helps us learn more about you. It’s a tool we use to provide you with the best support that is tailored to your unique lived experience.  Click the button above to create your Dreamer Profile. It should only take you a few minutes to complete. If you need assistance, contact our office for help. Every student who creates a profile gets a Dreamers Swag Bag full of school supplies and other fun giveaways when they attend their first support appointment!

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Dream Plan

Your Dream Plan is a check-list of tasks and activities to keep you on track as you prepare for, progress through, and complete your educational journey here at Miramar College.

You will review your Dream Plan with our staff during your first support appointment. You will complete some of the tasks on your Dream Plan with the Dream Team, others on your own, and some in groups during program workshops—if you wish to participate.

▢ Apply to Miramar College at sdccd.edu/apply

▢ Schedule Your First Dreamer Appointment
     ▢ Create your Dreamer Profile
     ▢ Meet the Dream Team
     ▢ Review your Dream Plan Checklist
     ▢ Receive your Dreamers Swag Bag

▢ Apply for In-State Tuition
     ▢ Attend workshop: Paying for College: In-State Tuition
     ▢ Complete activity: AB-540 Eligibility Worksheet
     ▢ Submit (if eligible): AB-540 Form

▢ Apply for Financial Aid
     ▢ Attend workshop: Paying for College: Dream Act 101
     ▢ Submit (if eligible): CCPG fee waiver application
     ▢ Submit (if eligible): CA Dream Act Application
     ▢ Submit (if eligible): Free Application for Federal Student Aid

Rest & Reset - You have taken many important steps in your educational journey! Now, take some time to Rest & Reset before moving on to the next set of items in your Dream Plan. This is a good time to check-in with the Dream Team.

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ESL Students at CE-Miramar

ESL Students at CE-Miramar get double the support!

The Immigrant Support Program (ISP) works in tandem with the Miramar Dreamers Support Program to provide support to undocumented and immigrant students taking courses through the College of Continuing Education—including but not limited to the English as a Second Language (ESL) program—at the Miramar College campus. 

Immigrant Support Program

The Immigrant Support Program (ISP) is a specialized initiative aimed at promoting the academic success and cultural integration of international students. ISP provides services such as language assistance, mentorship programs, and customized workshops. The ISP Student Resource Center is open Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays and located in room 212 at the Cesar Chavez campus.

If you have further questions about the Immigrant Support Program contact Counselor Victor H. Gonzalez, vgonzalez001@sdccd.edu, or ISP Counselor Coordinator Sheyla Castillo, scastill@sdccd.edu.

Dreamers Support Program

The Miramar Dreamers Support Program offers supplemental in-person support for CE-Miramar Students through 1-on-1 support sessions, AB 540 eligibility, career guidance, immigration relief referrals, and much more!

If you have further questions about the Dreamers Support Program contact Program Assistant Edward Borek, eborek@sdccd.edu.

The English as a Second Language (ESL) program at SDCCE offers classes for beginners, intermediate, and advanced English language learners. Classes are available in-person and online.

ESL Registration Session

Before you can enroll in your ESL classes, you will need to attend an ESL Registration session. Sessions are available online or in person:

You can learn more about the ESL program at SDCCE online at sdcce.edu/esl.

San Diego College of Continuing Education (SDCCE) is the adult education division of the San Diego Community College District (SDCCD). As the largest provider of noncredit education in California, SDCCE’s mission is to provide accessible, equitable, and innovative quality education and career training to adult students. SDCCE has offered FREE career training and classes continuously for more than 100 years. You can learn more about SDCCE online at sdcce.edu/organization/about-us.

Tip: Use the drop-down menu in the top left corner of any SDCCE webpage to change the text to your preferred language.