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CLEEO Project

​The Vision of the CLEEO Project

CLEEO Project has a commitment to promote Latin@s access and success in higher education in an equitable and culturally supportive environment.  The CLEEO Project’s focus is on developing an educational pathway for college students with an emphasis on the successful development of life skills and the attainment of Associate and Bachelor degrees and beyond toward a Post-Graduate education.


CLEEO Project: Benefits and Services

A Multicultural Counseling Service guided with a culturally sensitive focus and understanding of Latin@ perspectives and directed toward academic major preparation and success in transferring to universities and preparation for postgraduate school (PhD.) and Professional School (Business, Law, and Medicine).   Also, Counseling services available for students interested in the OCC Honors program and career specialization in STEM and Future Teacher Preparation.     


CLEEO Project: Academic Opportunities and Events

Counseling A107/A107 Honors Course: The Chican@/Latin@ Experience in Higher Education


(CSU/UC transfer credit)


Lecture/Workshop Semester Series: featuring national and global recognized guest scholars.


Annual Cuellar Family Scholarship for transferring students


Presentations by University representatives regarding transfer preparation and academic programs.


Academic and Career Networking and Mentoring for students


Latin@ Youth Conference


CLEEO Project Professional Development Opportunities for faculty and staff focused on Cultural Competency.    


Contact Information:

Eric Cuellar

Associate Professor of Counseling and CLEEO Coordinator

OCC Multicultural Center

ecuellar@occ.cccd.edu

(714) 432-5778