Meet the Staff

 

Front Office

  • Nicolette Navarrete (Nikki)

    • Supervises CART Services, ASL Interpreters & Proctoring; Scheduling Appointments and Events; and any general questions.
    • Emailnavarreten@smccd.edu
    • Work Schedule: 
      • Monday thru Thursday: 7:30am to 4:30pm
      • Fridays: 7:30am to 1:30pm
    • Drop-In Zoom Office Hours:   
      • Fridays: 10:00am to 11:00am 
      • Just as it would in person, students will be seen in a first-come-first-serve basis. the wait time can range from 5 to 15 minutes.
      • To Drop-In:
        • On Computer: click on: zoom.us to automatically join the Zoom Meeting Drop-In session
        • On Phone: call (699) 900-9128 and type in Zoom Meeting ID: 345-645-2445
  • Afsaneh Salim (Afsi)

    • Assists in scheduling, processing pay for notetakers, and any general questions
    • Email: salima@smccd.edu
    • Work Schedule:  Monday thru Thursday, 9:30am to 2:00pm 

 

DRC Counselors

  • Jenna French

    • Counselor for AccommodationsLearning Disability Specialist
    • Email:  frenchj@smccd.edu
    • Zoom (FOR APPOINTMENTS ONLY):
      • On Computer: go to zoom.us, click on :Join a Meeting" and copy& paste Zoom Meeting ID: 206-763-1714; Passcode: 047756
      • On Phone: call (669) 900-9128 and type in Zoom Meeting ID: 206-763-1714; Passcode:047756
    • Work Schedule: [OUT DURING SPRING BREAK] 
      • Monday, Wednesday & Thursdays: 7:30am to 3:30pm
      • Tuesdays: 11:00am to 7:00pm
  • To Nhu Do

    • Counselor for Academics
    • Email: dotonhu@smccd.edu
    • Work Schedule:  Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursdays: 7:30am to 1:30pm 
    • Drop-In Zoom Office Hours: 
      • Wednesdays & Thursdays: 11:30am to 12:30pm  [OUT DURING SPRING BREAK]
      • Just as it would in person, students will be seen on a first-come-first-serve basis.  The wait time can range from 5 minutes to 15 minutes.
      • To Drop-In:
        • On Computer: go to zoom.us, click on "Join a Meeting", and copy & paste Zoom Meeting ID: 829-554-9787; Passcode: 041391
        • On Phone: call (669) 900-9128 and type in Zoom Meeting ID 829-554-9787; Passcode: 041391

 

Alternative Media Staff

  • Donald Lariviere (Don)

    • Supervises course materials for Kurzweil, training for Dragon, and transcribing audio recordings of lectures; also available for any technology needs
    • Email: lariviered@smccd.edu
    • Work Schedule: Monday thru Thursday: 5:00am to 3:00pm [Out after 1pm on April 6th]
    • Drop-In Zoom Office Hours: 
      • Monday & Tuesday: 12:00pm to 1:00pm   [OUT DURING SPRING BREAK]
      • Just as it would in person, students will be seen on a first-come-first-serve basis.  The wait time can range from 5 to 15 minutes
      • To Drop-In:
        • On Computer: go to zoom.us, click on "Join a Meeting", and copy & paste Zoom Meeting ID: 819-8145-4705; Passcode: 567800
        • On Phone: call (669) 900-9128 and type in Zoom Meeting ID 819-8145-4705; Passcode: 567800

 

  • Celeste Kidd

    • Supervises Notetaking and Proctoring, and conducts training for Kurzweil and Smart Pens; also available for any technology needs
    • Email: kiddc@smccd.edu
    • Work Schedule: Monday thru Thursday: 9:00am to 5:30pm & Fridays: 9:00am to 2:30pm [Out on Wednesday, April 7th]
    • Drop-In Zoom Office Hours:  
      • Tuesday & Wednesday: 11:30am to 1:00pm [CANCELLED Wed, March 24TH & April 7th]
      • Just as it would be in person, students will be seen on a first-com-first-serve basis. The wait time can range from 5 to 15 minutes 
      • To Drop-In:
        • On Computer: click on: zoom.us to automatically join the Zoom Drop-In session.
        • On Phone: call (669) 900-9128 and type in the Zoom Meeting ID: 762-690-5340

 

  • Charlene Suda

    • Supports course material prep and training for basic computer skills
    • Email: suda@smccd.edu
    • Work Schedule:
      •  Monday thru Thursdays: 10:00am to 3:30pm  [OUT DURING SPRING BREAK]

 

Director of the Disability Resource Center

Bettina Lee, Ed.D. (Dr. B)

    • Supervises staff and inventory for all loan equipment for students
    • Email: leeb@smccd.edu
    • Work Schedule:  
      • Monday thru Thursdays: 9am to 5pm
      • Fridays: 8am to 1:30pm
    • Drop-In Office hours:
      • Wednesdays: 4pm to 5pm  [office hour cancelled on May 5th]
      • Just as it would in person, students will be seen on a first-come-first-serve basis.  The wait time can range from 5 minutes to 15 minutes
      • To Drop-In:
        • On computer: go to zoom.us, click on "Join a Meeting", and copy & paste Zoom Meeting ID:961-2298-8509; Passcode: 280706  
        • On phone: call (669) 900-6833 and type in Zoom Meeting ID: 961-2298-8509 and Passcode: 280706