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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:


The purpose of the Office of Instruction is to facilitate and empower student learning through curriculum, articulation, research, and program planning.


Selected Resources


College Planning


Distance Education and Online Resources


Enrollment Management


Curriculum and Program Development

Contact Us:

Don Miller, Ph.D.
Vice President of Instruction
(510) 748-2301

Frank Nguyen
Curriculum Specialist, Office of Instruction
(510) 748-5260

Kevin Q. Tran
Staff Assistant, Office of Instruction
(510) 748-2352

Min Y. Wu
Academic Support Services Specialist, Office of Instruction
(510) 748-2350

Eva Jennings
Dean of CTE
(510) 748-2318

Lilia Celhay
Dean of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
(510) 748-2234

Ana McClanahan
Dean of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics