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Alamo Colleges Education Services is a secure portal connecting Faculty, Staff & Students to Academic Resources, Email, and other Online Resources.

Support Contacts Helpdesk (210) 485-0555 Weather Line (210) 485-0189


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Alamo Colleges' Library Information

St. Philip's College
• MLK Campus Library
• Southwest Campus Library


Creative and Communication Arts

Creative Arts:

Pursue a lifelong passion! Learn new skills or start your own business with creative arts courses in Digital Media.


Learn English as a Second Language and improve your communication skills whether for your own personal development or to gain valuable workplace skills.

The Creative & Communication Arts CE cluster is designed for students who have a key interest in areas such as, but not limited to, the Arts, Audio/Video Technology and Communications. This Institute will prepare the student for careers such as designing, producing, exhibiting, performing, writing, and publishing multimedia content including visual and performing arts and design, journalism, and entertainment services*. 

Courses Available

CC_ASL   CC_Video
  • American Sign Language I
  • American Sign Language (ASL) II
  •  Digital Video
CC_ESL    BE_Professional
  • ESL Literacy 
  • Speaking and Listening I 
  • Writing I 
  • Grammar I 
  • Reading I 
  • Speaking and Listening II 
  • Writing II 
  • Grammar II 
  • Reading II

  • Business Diplomacy 
  • Leadership Essentials 
  • Grant Writing 
  • Resume Writing & Job Search 
  • CPR in the Workplace



Main Contact

Workforce Training Network
Enrollment Services 
Phone: 210-21ALAMO

Contact Information

Registration Specialists
Office: Northwest Vista College
Mountain Laurel Hall Room 234

Christine Maddox
Program Manager
Phone: 210-486-4415
Office: Northwest Vista College
Mountain Laurel Hall Room 234

Amparo Polendo Garcia
Admin. Service Specialist
Phone: 210-486-4421
Office: Northwest Vista College
Mountain Laurel Hall Room 234