Dr. Celia Cruz-Johnson
San Jose City College
Dr. Celia Cruz-Johnson has been an educator since 1986 and has extensive experience in the area of Basic Skills particularly ESL and developmental reading at the community college level. She has worked for San Joaquin Delta, Gavilan, Foothill, DeAnza, and Mission colleges. She joined San Jose City College in 1990, where she has served in multiple roles, and became a full time reading faculty in 2002.
At San Jose City College, she coordinates and oversees the development and implementation of CSLOs and PSLOs and program review for the Reading Department. Dr. Cruz-Johnson serves in campus wide committees and also chairs the Staff Development, Basic Skills Initiative, Student Learning Outcomes & Assessment, and Accreditation committees.
Dr. Cruz-Johnson holds a doctorate in Postsecondary and Adult Education and a master’s and bachelor’s degrees in Teaching of English for Second Language Learners. Her dissertation discusses her retention and success rates of students in the hybrid developmental reading course and students' voices on the blended setting of the course and its impact on their success and persistence in the course.