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Office of Instruction


Welcome to the Office of Instruction at College of Alameda. Working closely with faculty, our office is responsible for the continual improvement and overall quality and integrity of the instructional programs for COA. We offer a wide variety of certificates and degrees in academic and Career & Technical Education programs, many of which are unique to our local economy. Our goal with our web site is to offer relevant and timely information on the areas under our jurisdiction:

Office of Instruction Mission

The mission of the Office of Instruction, which aligns with the college mission, is to support and celebrate the breadth and diversity of the community we serve, and operates through an equity-based, student-centered perspective in support of student learning, faculty, community, and industry in the development and effective delivery of innovative and relevant academic programs. Using an evidence-based approach, we accomplish this with an open-minded and flexible determination to serve, support, and cultivate the success of our community and our community members.


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Contact Us:

Diana Bajrami
Acting Vice President of Instruction
(510) 398-0463

Louie Martirez y McFarland
Executive Assistant to the Vice President of Instruction
(510) 398-0463

Phat (Frank) M. Nguyen Le
Curriculum & Student Learning Outcome and Assessment Specialist
(510) 748-5260

Min Y. Wu
Senior Academic Support Services Specialist
(510) 748-2350

Eva Jennings
Dean of Career & Workforce Education
(510) 748-2318

Lilia Celhay
Dean of Liberal Studies and Language Arts
(510) 748-2234

Silvester Henderson
Acting Dean of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics