Peer Leader Training - Certificate of Specialization
The Certificate of Specialization in Peer Leader Training focuses on professional growth for students wanting to develop their small-group leadership and facilitation skills. It also provides experience in adult education, educational support services and applying student success strategies. Additionally, the Certificate of Specialization in Peer Leader Training fulfills several of the most desired skills required by employers. This includes small-group facilitation, cultural competency, listening skills, and analyzing problems using evidence and sound reasoning. All courses in the certificate must be completed at San José City College.
A grade of "C" or better is required in each course. Completed courses will appear on student's transcripts. However, the Certificate of Specialization will only appear on documents obtained directly from the department sponsoring Peer Leader Training.
Program Learning Outcomes
- Communicate effectively in a small-group setting, including writing, speaking, and listening as well as integrating course content, study skills and other student success strategies to improve knowledge of a subject or skill.
- Analyze problems using evidence, and sound reasoning in arriving at solutions while facilitating small-group learning and engaging peers