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Message From the EOPS Counselors

Peggy V. Mayer

Peggy Mayer - photographHave you thought about attending college, but figured it wouldn't be possible?  Have you tried college before and it didn't work out?  Would you like a career you love, but think you don't have the education necessary?  If you answered "yes" to any of these questions, then E.O.P.S. is for you.  As a counselor in E.O.P.S., I am here to help you attain the educational goals that will lead to the career of your dreams.  I will closely monitor your educational plan to make sure you're on the right track.  Encouragement, direction, and support are emphasized in this program.  College is for everyone! And YES, you can succeed; I am here to assist in any way I can to help you make your dreams a reality.



Manuel Gaytan 

Manuel Gaytan - photoWelcome to E.O.P.S.! E.O.P.S. is a special support services program. We believe that every person who walks through our office doors is already a winner. We provide tutors, book service, priority registration, and more! As a counselor, I will help you in your quest to achieve your goals. Victor Valley College offers a wide variety of vocational certificates which can provide opportunities for employment. In addition, our campus offers Associate of Arts or Associate of Science degrees and/or classes to transfer to a four-year institution (UC or CSU system). Our belief is that anything you put your effort toward, you can achieve. The ultimate goal is to realize your potential and to understand where it can take you in life. I will help you explore your career ideas and assist in making the best decision for you.


Fontella Grimes 

Having a "strong passion" for education and the impact it can have on one's quality of life, is essential when planning life goals.  E.O.P.S. provides appropriate direction, guidance and support, to successfully guide students in making sound educational and career decisions.  With dedication and commitment, we will continue to create an environment to help you develop your maximum potential.