Pre-College and College Guidance Department

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Teresa Cummings
Pre-College Coordinator, (541) 506-6041

Department Chair

Franceina Brackenbury

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College Guidance

Teaching current and future students the skills needed to guide them through a successful college experience.

Pre-College Program

People looking to go back to college can learn the basic skills needed for taking college courses.

General Education Development (GED®)

Students will learn the needed skills to complete the GED® test.


Expand your reading skills, learn basic to college level reading skills.

CGCC Youth Success Program

A program for eligible youth ages 16-24.

Adult and Dislocated Worker Program

A program housed at the Worksource The Dalles office and on our Hood River campus in room 301.  A program for adults ages 18+.


Course Name Credits
CG 101 College Survival and Success: Personal Responsibility 1
CG 102 College Survival and Success: Goal Setting 1
CG 103 College Survival and Success: Self-Management 1
CG 111A Study Skills for College Learning 3
CG 111C Study Skills for College Learning 1
CG 114 Financial Survival for College Students 1
CG 130 Today's Careers 2
CG 140B Career and Life Planning 2
CG 209 Job Finding Skills 1
CG 225 Transfer to a Four Year College 2
Namesort descending Title Email Phone
Franceina Brackenbury Franceina Brackenbury Reading & Pre-College Instructor, Department Chair (541) 506-6179
Teresa Cummings Teresa Cummings Pre-College Coordinator, Title 1B Adult & Dislocated Worker Program Manager (541) 506-6041
Matt Fitzpatrick Matt Fitzpatrick Pre-College Pathways & Transition Advisor (541) 506-6042
Leslie Jones Adjunct Faculty
Traci Miller Traci Miller Career Advisor (541) 296-5435
Mike Scroggs Career Advisor (541) 308-8261
Kelly Wiley Kelly Wiley Pre-College & Gorge Literacy Program Instructional Assistant (541) 308-8243