Open Forum in King City on Facilities Expansion

Publish Date: 
Feb 1, 2018

Open Forum on Facilities Planning and Construction

For the King City Education Center

SALINAS, Calif.   Hartnell Community College District and its Facilities Planning and Construction Management Department will hold an Open Forum at the King City Education Center on Wednesday, February 14, 2018at 117 N. Second Street, Room 108A in King City, CA. 

The event will be from 5:30 to 7:00 PM.  

The Forum will present information and concepts for the expansion and improvements of the King City Education Center. Hartnell’s Superintendent/President, Dr. Willard Lewallen, will lead the presentation. He will describe the expansion project for the Center.

The King City Education Center will be expanded by a two-story, 10,000 gross square footage addition, which will nearly double the size of the existing facility. The expansion will provide an enhanced student experience with new active learning classrooms, science labs, and a student success center.  In addition, the new space will include opportunities for engagement with the community through joint-use facilities. Related site improvements include all utilities, parking, hardscape/landscape and outdoor spaces.

At the conclusion of the Forum, attendees will receive a link to a survey in order to provide feedback/comments to the District on this project. For additional information leading to the Forum, contact Executive Director of Facilities, Planning, and Construction Management, Joseph Reyes at


Wednesday, February 14, 2018

King City Education Center

117 N. Second Street, Room 108A, King City

5:30 to 7:30 PM

Hartnell Community College District – established in 1920

The Hartnell CCD serves over 17,000 students annually through its main campus in Salinas, the Alisal Campus in East Salinas, the King City Education Center, and various outreach learning centers throughout the Salinas Valley. Hartnell College, a Hispanic Serving Institution, provides associate degree and certificate programs, workforce-training, courses in basic skills, and prepares students for transfer to four-year colleges and universities. Hartnell College is recognized for its innovative public and private partnerships that support world-class education for STEM, career technical education, fine and performing arts, humanities/social sciences, nursing/healthcare, and athletics. We are proud to be the winners of the 2015 Innovation Award for CSin3 – a Computer Science bachelor’s degree in three years.  We are growing leaders through opportunity, engagement, and achievement. For more about Hartnell CCD, visit