Woodside: New president named at Canada Community College


Jamillah Moore, currently the interim vice chancellor of educational services and planning for the San Mateo County Community College District, has been named the new president of Canada Community College in Woodside following what board President Dave Mandelkern called "a nationwide search" for candidates.

The board acted on June 8, and the vote for Ms. Moore was unanimous, a district spokesperson said.

Jamillah Moore
Ms. Moore succeeds Jennifer Hughes, the college's acting president who succeeded Larry Buckley in January 2016.

"We believe President-elect Moore will continue Canada's strong tradition of providing leading-edge educational opportunities and support services that help ensure student success," Mr. Mandelkern said in a statement.

Ms. Moore has a bachelor's degree in communications and a master's in intercultural communication and public policy from California State University in Sacramento. She has a doctorate in international and multicultural education from the University of San Francisco.

She began her career as a community college teacher, occasionally teaches at her alma mater in Sacramento, and has held executive positions at community colleges throughout the state.


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Posted by whatever
a resident of Menlo Park: Central Menlo Park
on Jun 29, 2016 at 10:21 am

So which is it Ms Moore or Ms Hughes. Let's keep those names straight.

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Posted by Dave Boyce
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on Jun 29, 2016 at 12:19 pm

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Thanks for noticing this error. The mistake has been remedied.

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Posted by pearl
a resident of another community
on Jun 29, 2016 at 9:39 pm

pearl is a registered user.

"...Canada Community College in Woodside...".

Since when is Canada in Woodside? The address for Canada is 4200 Farm Hill Blvd., Redwood City, CA 94061.

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Posted by Richard Hine
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on Jun 29, 2016 at 11:21 pm

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It has a Redwood City mailing address but most of the campus is in incorporated Woodside.

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Posted by pearl
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on Jun 30, 2016 at 2:52 am

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Richard Hine:

No offense, but come on!!! ; )


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