Mission, Vision and Goals

The Mission of the School of Professional and Community Development (SPCD) is to support life-long learning and provide caring environments to enrich the academic, cultural, social and professional development of youth and adults. The SPCD provides opportunities for community residents to: improve the skills needed for new career opportunities; enhance the skills that lead to promotional opportunities; improve basic skills in preparation for higher education; and to explore cultural and artistic workshops that enhance personal development.

The Dean's Message

Greetings,
 
The Mission of the School of Professional and Community Development (SPCD) is to support life-long learning and provide caring environments to enrich the academic, cultural, social and professional development of youth and adults. We provide opportunities for community residents to improve the skills needed for new career opportunities, to enhance the skills that lead to promotional opportunities, to improve their basic skills in preparation for higher education and to explore cultural and artistic workshops that enhance one’s personal development.
 
On behalf of Medgar Evers College, I welcome you to our Academy for Youth, Academy for Career Pathways, Adult and Continuing Education and Research & Advocacy Centers.  Our programs offer you a broad spectrum of learning experiences that pertain to your interests. I encourage you to explore our programs and certificates that can fuel the changes you most want to make in your career, your future, and your life.
 
We look forward to serving you.
 
Simone Rodriguez-Dorestant, Ph.D
School of Professional and Community Development