“Achieving the Dream is the right work at the right time as we establish a culture of inquiry that will assist in serving students. ”
–Jill Board, President, Cerro Coso Community College
Who We Are
Cerro Coso Community College is one of three colleges in the Kern Community College District. The College is charged with the responsibility of providing educational opportunities for the widely separated desert, mountain, and valley communities within a sweeping 18,000 mile, four county, region of eastern California. Cerro Coso, as an institution, has a long history of valuing students as individuals with unique capabilities and needs and a teaching-learning process that motivates students towards excellence.