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Special-Funded Programs
Photo of Dr. Tenisha James Dr. Tenisha James
Interim Dean, Student Services

(951) 372-7130

As the Interim Dean of Student Services, Dr. Tenisha James provides leadership for the Counseling Department, EOPS/CARE, Disability Resource Center (DRC), Student Success & Support Programs (SSSP), Transfer Center, Foster Youth Support Services, and the college's Student Equity Plan. Dr. James has received a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Social Behavior from University of California, Irvine, a master’s degree in Education Counseling from California State University, Dominguez Hills, recently completed an Ed.D in Education, Leadership, Administration & Policy at Pepperdine University, and is committed to helping students achieve their educational aspirations at Norco College.

Photo of Daniela McCarson Daniela McCarson
Dean, Special Funded Programs

(951) 372-7160

Daniela serves as the Dean of Special Funded Programs and provides leadership for the Adult Education Block Grant (AEBG), CalWORKs, Outreach Services, Summer Advantage, TRIO Programs including SSS, SSS RISE, and Upward Bound. Daniela received her bachelor’s in Sociology and master’s degrees Educational Counseling from California State University of San Bernardino. Daniela is committed to providing support services to help student achieve their goals at Norco College and beyond!


Gabriela Lemus Administrative Assistant I (951) 372-7052

Career & Job Placement Center

Carmen Parra Student Employment
Personnel Specialist
(951) 372-7190

Disability Resource Center (DRC)

Matthew Allen Disability Specialist (951) 372-7169
​Katie Arnhart Senior Interpreter​ (951) 739-7891
​Video Phone ​(951) 547-1178
Kimberly Bell DRC Counselor & LD Specialist (951) 372-7127
Leona Crawford Disability Specialist (951) 372-7126
Michael Lopez Support Services Specialist Aide (951) 372-7070

Extended Opportunity Programs & Services (EOPS)/CARE

Susana Galvez Counselor​ (951) 739-7814​
Steven Gonzalez Educational Advisor (951) 372-7138
Amy Kramer Counselor (951) 739-7843
Tabitha Johnson Administrative Assistant (951) 739-7843

Student Employment

Carmen Parra Student Employment Personnel Specialist (951) 372-7190