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Division Chair, Student Services
Department Chair, Counseling
Office Location:
Office Phone: (408) 855-5041
Fax: (408) 855-5472
Counseling Home Page:

Areas of Expertise:

Director, MESA (Mathematics Engineering Science Achievement) Program:

  • Transfer Requirements for the following majors:
    • Mathematics
    • Engineering (All Concentrations)
    • Sciences (Biology, Chemistry, Physics)
    • Computer Science
    • Pre-Med

Counseling 1, 5, and 12 Instructor:
  • Career Exploration
  • Job Search
  • Resume and Cover letter Assistance
  • Study Skills
  • Time Management
  • Math/Test Anxiety


  • B.A. Psychology, CSU, Fresno
  • M.S. School Counseling, PPS Credential, CSU, Sacramento
  • M.P.A. Organizational Change Emphasis, CSU, Hayward
  • PhD Leadership for Higher Education, Capella University

Char Perlas received her Bachelors of Arts Degree in Psychology from Fresno State University and  
Masters of Science in School Counseling as well as a Pupil Personnel Services Credential from CSU,
Sacramento. In Fall of 2006, Char completed her Masters in Public Administration from CSU, Hayward. In the Summer of 2010, Char completed her PhD in Education with an emphasis in Leadership for Higher Education at Capella University.

Char Perlas has been employed with Mission College since December of 1999. She has been working
as the MESA Director since October, 2000 and was voted Outstanding Faculty of the Year by the Mission College Associated Student Body during the 2004 - 2005 academic year.

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Familiarizing Students with Web 2.0
Familiarizing Students with Web 2.0_Handouts

Implementing Web 2.0_Handouts
Student Support Services Assessment Plan
Assessment Plan Handouts

Career Resources
Career Search Continuum
Internet Resources
Resume Power Words
Personality Types
Sample Cover Letter
Sample Resume

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