Char  Perlas

Counselor, Student Support Services

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.


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

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
  • Career Exploration
  • Job Search
  • Resume and Cover letter Assistance
  • Study Skills
  • Time Management
  • Math/Test Anxiety
Fast Facts

Snowboarder, surfer, kick boxer and loves science!

Favorite Quote

Everything is possible.



Char Perlas

Char Perlas
phone: 408-855-5041
office: C1-120