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The goal of our Mentoring Program is to assist each student in accomplishing their educational goals through Coastline, Folsom Lake, Foothill, and Allan Hancock Distance Education Programs.  Students who enter community college are required to complete a state-mandated program called “Matriculation” which involves steps that are to be completed prior to registration in classes.  Those steps include Admission, Assessment, Orientation, Counseling, and then Registration.  Under the direction of the Student Programming Coordinator, ACCF Mentors will provide assistance with each of these steps, as requested by students. 

For questions or more information contact:  Michael Krikorian, Amador Learning Center Coordinator, at 223-6393 or email at​ 

Matriculation Steps:

Central Sierra Connect Survey (Please read this!):

Hello from your Internet Broadband Advocates at Central Sierra Connect,


Central Sierra Connect is a program of the Amador-Tuolumne Community Action Agency. Our vision is to bridge the digital divide by bringing broadband to the people and the people to broadband. Right now, that vision is threatened by inaccurate information being used by decision makers in Sacramento and Washington D.C.


Our region needs high speed, broadband Internet service in order to grow and prosper in today’s economy. We need to get accurate information into the hands of those who fund the projects that can make that happen. To do that, we need to know about the Internet service you receive at your home and business addresses.


And we've made it super easy to do – it only takes 5 minutes!

Just click on this link to access the Internet Service Reporting Form:


To sweeten the deal during the month of July 2014, Central Sierra Connect will award DAILY prizes to residents of Alpine, Amador, Calaveras, Tuolumne and Mariposa counties, who submit a completed Internet Service Reporting Form, telling us about their Internet service


Follow the simple directions to fill out the form completely and remember to hit the “Submit” button so your data comes directly to us! We will collect the information and forward it to the California Public Utilities Commission, so that they can correct the errors that currently exist on the “official map” for the Mother Lode region. To learn more, please read THE FACTS about why every citizen in our region should do this, in the attachment to this email.

Please share this email with everyone you know in our 5 county region: friends, neighbors, family, service clubs and groups to which you belong – EVERYONE! Why? Because in 2014, high speed broadband Internet is essential for our communities to grow and prosper.

If you have questions regarding this contest or the mission of CSC, please call or text Darrell Slocum at 209.770.5777.



**Contest Rules

1.      One entry (Internet Service Reporting Form submission) is permitted per physical address. No PO Boxes, please. That is NOT where you access your Internet.

2.      To be entered into the drawing(s) you must leave your name and email address so we can contact you if you win.

3.      One $25 gift card will be randomly awarded each day in the month of July, 2014 to one lucky winner in one of the 5 above-mentioned counties. Submit your Internet Service Reporting Form early for more chances to win!

4.      Citizens from all 5 counties will win $25 gift cards.

5.      Those who have won a $25 gift card are ineligible to win a second one, but will be in the running for a Grand Prize.

6.      In the first week of August, one Grand Prize Winner will be randomly selected from each of the 5 counties to win a  $750 cash prize. (That’s right, 5 winners at $750 each!!)

7.      All winners for the daily prize and the Grand Prize will be contacted by CSC staff via email.

8.      All winners will also be announced on the CSC Facebook website ( CentralSierraConnect)

9.      Winners will be given 3 days to contact CSC to claim their prizes. Non-responding winners will forfeit their prize and it will be awarded to the next randomly drawn entry.

Thank you for helping us to bridge the digital divide in the Mother Lode,


Shelly Hance, Darrell Slocum and Kathleen Haff

Central Sierra Connect Broadband Consortium