Partnership Initiatives

Alameda Science and Technology Institute (ASTI)

Alameda Science and Technology Institute (ASTI) is located on the campus of the College of Alameda (CoA). First opened in 2004, ASTI is a collaboration between Alameda Unified School District (AUSD) and the College of Alameda. As an early college high school (ECHS), Alameda Science and Technology Institute is unique …


ATLAS is a dynamic partnership between College of Alameda, Workforce Investment and Community Based Organizations to design and deliver career pathways training in the transportation and logistics industry. Our curricula are designed with input from logistics industry experts and integrate college-level, adult-education and nonprofit resources to create a comprehensive education, …

Center for Community Change & Urban Leadership (CCUL)

The Community Change and Urban Leadership Initiative is “a coalition of people and organizations dedicated to creating the conditions for healthy East Bay community life in the 21st century.”  This program is designed to empower and build the capacity of people and their communities to expand their own “life chances” …

College of Alameda (COA) Promise Scholarship

CoA Cougar Scholars programs includes our promise services and programming for Peralta (Oakland) Promise and Alameda Promise. Alameda Promise is one of the CoA Cougar Scholars promise programs that provides a pathway for eligible Alameda high school graduates to attend CoA for one year without paying enrollment or other fees …

Fab Lab

A Fab Lab is a space where you can come to take advantage of tools, resources, and technology, using traditional and advanced manufacturing equipment to make almost anything.

Maritime Painting / Bay Ship & Yacht

The Maritime Painting Program (AUTOB 49) will prepare you become a competitive candidate for painting positions within the maritime field. The course consists of both theory and lab and provides you with the opportunity to receive on-site training at Bay Ship & Yacht [] in Alameda, CA.


MESA is a peer and professional support community whose aim is to increase access and opportunities of success in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math)-related fields for first-generation, low-income, and under-represented college students.

Pathway to Law School

The Public Law or Pathway to Law School Track is part of the Community Change and Urban Leadership Initiative at College of Alameda. This sequence of courses is designed to provide an introduction to the field and practice of law leading to the status of being a “COAF Scholar” upon …