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Staff and Faculty

Marisol AguilarMarisol Aguilar
EOPS/CARE and LINC Counselor    
(562) 860-2451 ext. 2403
Marisol is an EOPS and LINC Counselor at Cerritos College and provides students academic, career and personal counseling.  Her goals as a counselor are to meet the student where they are at, make them feel comfortable, and have a conversation about their goals and what they need to do to achieve them.  She earned a Bachelor's degree from California State University, Long Beach in Journalism and a master's degree from California State University, Northridge in Counseling.  She enjoys working with foster youth and other underserved student populations.  She enjoys hiking, running, snorkeling, traveling and eating at new restaurants.  

 Laura Delgado
Laura Delgado,  LINC Program Facilitator

(562) 860-2451 ext. 2371


Laura Delgado is the LINC Program Facilitator and provides guidance to current and former foster youth at Cerritos College. She hopes to be a resource and help students meet their goals by providing holistic, trauma-informed support. Laura earned a Bachelor’s degrees in Spanish and Anthropology from UC Irvine, and a Master’s in Educational Counseling from USC. In her free time, she enjoys going on bike rides, reading Latin-American novels and trying new recipes.
France Diaz LINC Peer Ambassador,    
Shawna Molar LINC Peer Ambassador,   
Alexandria Maldonado

LINC Outreach Ambassador, 

Kassandra  Salinas CSU, Dominguez Hills MSW Intern,  Kassandra is the LINC MSW Intern, and you can email her to meet with her about a variety of things (such as accessing resources you may need, assistance with Financial Aid forms, help with applying to Cerritos College, etc.).
Leo Lopez Financial Aid Liaison,   
Adriana Leguizamon Financial Aid Liaison,     

Patricia Robbins Smith
Dr. Patricia Robbins Smith
EOPS/CARE/LINC Assistant Director    
(562) 860-2451 ext. 2525
Dr. Patricia Robbins Smith is the Assistant Director and oversees the EOPS, CARE & LINC programs. She has been a part of the Cerritos College family for 20 years. She has worked as the Director of Foster & Kinship Care Education, and Director of Community Education. Patricia has a Bachelor's degree from UCLA in Psychology, a Master's degree from CSUF in Counseling and a Doctoral degree in Educational Administration from UCI/UCLA (joint program).
Lui Amador
Dr. Lui Amador
Dean of Student Equity and Success
  Dr. Lui Amador serves as the Dean of Student Equity and Success at Cerritos College. He is proud to work with the EOPS/CARE/LINC team and to serve our students. Dr. Amador received his Bachelors in Politics from UC Santa Cruz, a Master’s degree in Cultural Studies from Claremont Graduate University, and a Doctorate in Educational Leadership from California State University, Long Beach. Lui enjoys having adventures with his wife and children, and the head of the family, their cat Mufasa. 


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