Archive for the ‘Instructor Profiles’ Category

The best way to tell the story of Community Ed mosaic art instructor Carmelo Fiannaca is to visit him in his stunning Tuscan-style villa with its sweeping view of the Malibu coastline. It’s there you will see the beautiful mosaic work that this award-winning and internationally exhibited artist has done throughout the house, both indoors […]

Spanish instructor Cecilia Dighero has had an extraordinary life – as a Fulbright Scholar, teacher, interpreter, United Nations worker and wife of a successful actor-playwright with whom she had many adventures. And despite the very recent loss of her husband of 30 years, Ron House, she continues to teach Spanish I and Spanish II with […]

To say jewelry designer Gian-Martin Joller is a popular instructor is an understatement. Students like his Jewelry Design class, offered through SMC’s academic program, so much that they want to take it over and over again. But state regulations restrict course repetition, leaving students stranded without their beloved professor and class. SMC Community Education came […]