New Parking at CEC

We have some new changes at the CEC parking lots.

Parking lot "C" is now Staff parking only, students are to park in lot "D".  Please note that parking tickets are issued for any vehicle without the proper parking permit.

Students may purchase semester or intersession parking permits for parking at the Community Education Center at Student Business Services or online at

A free shuttle service is available.

NOTE: CEC Parking Permits are NOT valid for parking on the PCC campus.  PCC Parking Permits are valid por parking at CEC.


TABE Awards


Photo of CEC students receiving TABE scholarships

(From left to right, Back Row: Cachet D. Mitchell, Derek Daniels. Front Row: Thierry Nkwansambu, Andrea Burroughs, Darla Glover, Lynn Taylor, Mr. Ibrahim Naeem, Sharon Gonzalez).


Six Students from CEC were honored by receiving scholarships on May 16, 2012 during TABE's 34th Annual Scholarships Awards Breakfast.  The students shared with us some of their educational experiences while attending CEC.  


Derek Daniels

"My educational goal is to complete the Business Office Systems Certificate Program.  I have always struggled with basic English and this program has helped me with the English and writing aspect of Business Communication." 

Lynn Taylor

"My educational goal is to start a career in "Computer technology" and continue my education at PCC to further my education.  I have faith in myself and study hard and I don't worry about minor things.  I want to work towards the things I'm interested in like computers and photography."


Thierry Nkwansambu

" My plans are to complete all requirements at PCC to be a nurse and I will transfer later.  English is not my first language, so I had to start with ESL Classes. I have finished my Nursing Assistant Class, and I am now a CNA (Certified Nurse Assistant).  My future plans are to become a Licensed Nurse and also a Sound Engineer."


Darla Glover

"My educational goal is to  complete 1600 hours in the PCC Cosmetology Program to obtain my Cosmetology License.  Since I have attended CEC, I have achieved many new skills which led me to enter hair competitions and won 1st place at the S.I.B.E. Hair Show.  My goals are to master my skill, work in a salon, and eventually own a chain of salons.  Then hopefully become an instructor and mentor young individuals, such as myself, to achieve their dreams and goals."


Andrea Burroughs

"My educational goal is to obtain a license in Cosmetology, while taking as much knowledge as possible with outstanding grades.  My career goals are to graduate Cosmetology School and start make-up school with hopes of becoming a celebrity hair & makeup artist."


Cachet D. Mitchell

"My goals are to complete the Cosmetology Course at CEC as well as work toward my AA Degree in hopes of becoming a cosmetology instructor.  I have always loved the cosmetology field and I am so proud to be finally accomplishing my dreams, in the future I would like to start my own company, it will be called "All Dolled Up" that will focus on bridal needs and eventually I would like to become a Cosmetology Instructor."


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