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Our “Cruising the Carribean” Annual Gala was a Success!

Amador Community College Foundation raised $34,000 for program operations of the Amador College Connect Center at this event. Amador County is blessed with generous citizens! If you were not able to attend but would still like to contribute, please click here to make...

Hospitality Management Classes Offered Fall 2018

Amador College Connect coordinates with Jackson Rancheria and Columbia College Apprenticeship Initiative to offer Hospitality Management Classes in Amador County! Amador College Connect and Jackson Rancheria have collaborated with Columbia College’s Apprenticeship...

FAFSA Expert Tira Lawhorn connects students to financial aid

FAFSA Expert Tira Lawhorn connects students to financial aid

Tira Lawhorn, Amador College Connect’s college financial aid “wizard,” is the type of dedicated professional who responds to students even while on vacation. Coastline Community College online student, Harmony Lopez, learned this recently when Lawhorn called in from...

FAFSA Q&A with Tira Lawhorn

Got a question about paying for college? Ask Tira! Tira Lawhorn, Amador College Connect’s FAFSA expert who meets bi-weekly with students to complete their FAFSA applications, recently answered these questions posed to her about the process of applying for financial...

MHSA Scholarship Student Tammy Montgomery

Tammy Montgomery walked by Amador College Connect for five months before getting the courage to go in to inquire about taking online college courses. She had lost her home in Calaveras County in the Butte Fire, was in temporary housing with no computer and the one...

Amie Bertrand conquers math anxiety!

Amie Bertrand conquers math anxiety!

Who would believe that Amie Bertrand ever suffered from Math Anxiety? Amie, who is about to complete a Statistics course at Coastline, explains that her own persistence in finding what works for her combined with help from her volunteer tutor at Amador College Connect...

Amador College Connect Offers Math Tutoring

Do you get anxious when dividing restaurant bills or calculating tips? Did you choose your college major based on how little math you could get by with and still graduate? Does hearing the word “algebra” make you queasy? You may have “Math Anxiety,” a fear of failure...

Nadine Magana

Nadine Magana

Nadine Magana surprised herself when she enrolled in Coastline Community College’s Human Services program in 2014. Describing herself as a “wife, mother of 4 and over 40” she says she thought she was crazy at the time. However, when her family began to experience a...

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