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Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS)

The Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS), and Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education (CARE) program provides comprehensive support services to first generation college students who come from low-income and educationally disadvantaged backgrounds. “Over and above” support services are provided to assist students in the completion of their educational goals.

 

Madera Community College EOPS/CARE Office

Location: Portable room R2A
Office Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Phone: (559) 675-4142
Email: eops@maderacollege.edu

 

EOPS Services

EOPS provides academic and financial support to community college students whose educational and socioeconomic backgrounds may deter them from successfully attending college and completing their educational goals. Services include:

 

Individualized counseling and support

  • Students required to meet with counselor (3) times per term
  • Development of student educational plans
  • Personal counseling, guidance and motivation
  • Career planning and course selection
  • Assistance with graduation requirements

Priority Registration

  • First students to register for classes
  • Access courses earlier to reach educational goals

Academic Progress Monitoring

  • Monitor academic progress
  • Timely intervention and supportive services
  • Referrals to campus resources for personal and academic success

EOPS Textbook Service Program

  • Textbook voucher to help pay for required textbooks

Financial Assistance

  • EOPS financial aid grant (more money to help with educational costs)
  • Referrals to financial aid office

Academic Success Workshop

  • Upcoming deadlines
  • Scholarship opportunities
  • Tutoring services
  • Access to additional services/resources to reach educational goals

Specialized Transition Service

  • CSU/UC admissions application fees waived
  • Fieldtrips to 4-year colleges to understand the transfer process
  • Assistance with the transfer process

EOPS Staff / Counselors

The EOPS office at Madera Community College is ready to assist and engage with our students. Our goal is to provide additional services to help our students succeed and reach their educational goals. Take a look at the list of our dedicated staff:

 

Gabriela Encinas
Director of Student Success
gabriela.encinas@maderacollege.edu

John DeFore
Program Specialist
John.Defore@maderacollege.edu

George Mosqueda
Program Assistant
George.Mosqueda@maderacollege.edu

Sophie Adame
Budget Technician
Sophie.Adame@maderacollege.edu

 

Counselors:

Counselor Contact Information
Sergio Lemus Sergio.Lemus@maderacollege.edu or (559) 675-4829
Eric Pacheco Eric.Pacheco@maderacollege.edu or (559) 675-4867
Ryan Preciado Ryan.Preciado@maderacollege.edu or (559) 675-4800 ext. 4791

 

 

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