Meet the Career Services Staff



Juanita Ledesma, M.A., NCC, MCC 

Ms. Juanita Ledesma has worked at San Diego Continuing Education (SDCE) providing educational, academic, career, general, and crisis counseling services to students since February 2003. She has worked at several locations throughout SDCE including: the Centre City, West City, Mid-City, and the North City Campus. Ms. Ledesma has worked with several instructional programs including HSDP/HSE, ESL, Cisco, Webserver Maintenance & Security, Culinary Arts, Business Information Technology, and Certified Nursing Assistant.

Ms. Ledesma earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Management and holds a Master’s degree in counseling from the University of San Diego with a minor in career development. She has certifications with the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) and with the National Career Development Association (NCDA). She has worked at South Metro Career Center as a career counselor and also with outplacement agencies, Veterans, and Palomar College. She has taught Career Development courses at Palomar College and Poway Adult School. She is also the author of "Return and Succeed, Continue Your Education Now".

Marcia Grant, M.S., M.F.T.

Marcia is a Career Counselor who has extensive public one-stop career center and counseling therapy experience.

She is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who received her B.S., in Economics at the University of California at Riverside and then spent over 15 years in finance and banking.  Marcia loved the banking industry but wanted to work with individuals in a more meaningful way.  Subsequently, Marcia completed her M.A., in Education with an emphasis in multicultural counseling through the Community Based Block (CBB) program and her M.S, in Marriage and Family Therapy at San Diego State University.