Catherine A. Cochran

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Counseling Faculty
Primary Department:
 Phone: 623.935.8921
 Location: KOM B 124
Office Hours Additional Information 
By appointment



Catherine is a residential counseling faculty member.  Currently, she is the Student Assessment Committee (SAC) Co-Coordinator.   In 2019, she co-lead as a Student Learning Outcomes Champion for the Student Assessment Committee (SAC). In addition, she serves on the Guided Pathways Steering Team at Estrella Mountain Community College (EMCC).She is the current counseling liaison to the STEM Field of Interest (FOI) and Behavioral Sciences and Human Services (FOI).  For 10 years, Catherine has instructed CPD courses at EMCC.  For six years, she served as a Jobs for Arizona's Graduates (JAG) coordinator at the Tolleson Union High School District.  Catherine has taught a learning community with Reading 081. She has led CPD 150 AC, Gallery 37, a summer arts apprentice program, through the West Valley Arts Council for six years. Catherine has been involved with the Engage Estrella (E2) Program as a mentor.  In addition, she has participated with the EMCC Peer Mentor Program, as a faculty mentor. Catherine has experience in individual and group counseling through the Phoenix Fire Department's Youth Firesetter Prevention Program.   Catherine is a Glendale Community Community College alumnus. She received a Bachelor of Science in Human Development and Family Studies from Arizona State University, and a Master's degree in School Counseling from Northern Arizona University. Catherine and her family are residents of the West Valley. She is excited to serve the West Valley communities and EMCC students. 

Academic Interests 
Assessment, Guided Pathways, Learning Communities, and Retention and Completion
College Service 
2017-present, District Guided Pathways Steering Team
2019-Student Learning Outcomes (SLO) Champion
2020-Student Assessment Committee (SAC) Co-Chair
Classes Current Teaching
Name Title Term Days Times/Dates
CPD115 View class details for Creating College Success (CPD115)Creating College Success FAL20 AUG 24 - OCT 16
CPD150 View class details for Strategies for College Success (CPD150)Strategies for College Success FAL20 AUG 24 - DEC 18