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Andre M De Cordova

Continuing Students Counseling Department

A. A., Chabot College
B.S., California State University, Hayward
M.S., California State University, Hayward

Professor De Cordova has been a Counselor at CCSF since 1997.

He hopes to serve each and every student to the best of his ability.

He has served on the Graduation Subcommittee, the Basic Skills Committee, and is presently serving on the Scholarship Committee.

Professor De Cordova enjoys travel, reading, and cooking.

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Jack D. Sparks

Continuing Students Counseling Department

A.A. San Diego Mesa College
B.A., M.A., San Diego State University

Professor Sparks has been a counselor at CCSF since 1998. He has also taught several sections of LERN 50 and continues to teach LERN 52 Student Success courses.

It is his philosophy to always put the students and their rights and goals first, to empower them and serve as their advocate when necessary. To that end, in 2004, he originated the first CCSF Student Services Fair which has since become an annual event. He also originated the idea of a Student Counseling Information kiosk which can now be found in Conlan Hall outside room E-205. In addition, Professor Sparks has been instrumental in providing addtional signage to help students better navigate the Ocean campus.

He is involved in the Transfer Issues Committee, Grading Policies Commitee.

Professor Sparks is a member of FACC and also supports: Friends of the Library, World Wildlife Fund, the Nature Conservancy, and other charitable organizations.

In his leisure time, he enjoys playing guitar and singing, camping, golf and hiking.

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