Rio Hondo College hires qualified and capable individuals to assist students with application, matriculation, registration, and administrative processes. Please communicate your needs and what we can do to improve our services here at the El Monte Educational Center. Your suggestions and ideas are always welcome!
Yolanda is the Dean of Rio Hondo Colleges Community Campuses: South Whittier Educational Center (SWEC), El Monte Educational Center (EMEC), and the Rio Hondo Pico Rivera Educational Center.
A counselor is available for your academic, personal, and career counseling needs. Please call to schedule an appointment at EMEC (626) 443-8932.
In the Academic area counseling will assist you with:
- Educational Planning and Goals
- Petition for Graduation
- Exploring Degree and Certificate Options
- Evaluating Transcripts
- Transfer Options
- Linking Academic Goals with Career Options
- Academic/Progress Probation Intervention
In the Personal Counseling area the counselor will assist you with:
- Personal Growth and Self-Awareness
- Time/Stress Management
- Family/Relationship Concerns
- Motivation Issues
- Maximizing Potential
- On and Off Campus Referrals
In the Career Counseling area the counselor will assist you with:
- Career Assessments and Interpretations
- Career Planning Courses
- Guidance in the Career Decision Making Process
- Investigating Career Options
- Developing and Implementing Career Goals
- Job Search Tools
- Linking Career and Academic Goals
- Values Clarification
EMEC Support Staff
Lorena Sanchez, Clerk Typist II
Lorena is our newest daytime Clerk Typist II and will assist you with any questions you may have regarding classes and services available here at EMEC and at the main campus. If she doesn’t know the answer to your question, she will direct you to the appropriate person and/or department that does.
Robert D. Graham, Instructional Assistant
Robert is EMEC’s Instructional Assistant, and provides supportive services meant to highlight, present, and advocate Rio Hondo’s wealth of academic supports and enrichment that helps instructors and students. He is available to help align both with the needed supports for success; and welcomes all questions and requests to help ensure their time here is a beneficial and rewarding one.
Gracie Trejo, Evening Clerk II
Gracie is our evening Clerk II and will assist you with any questions you may have regarding classes and services available here at EMEC and at the main campus. If she doesn’t know the answer to your question, she will direct you to the appropriate person and/or department.
The EMEC staff welcomes you to our campus. If you have any questions, please come in to the Administration Office, we will be happy to assist you.