Office of Instruction

Welcome to the Office of Instruction. Our primary role is to support the college's mission by ensuring that students from diverse backgrounds receive quality instruction in all areas of the college. This includes general education, transfer, career, and basic skills education.

Instructional Divisions

The Office of Instruction also provides leadership and support to all instructional programs at the college. 

Academic Support & Learning Technologies Division  

  • Anniqua Rana, Interim Division Dean (650) 306-3470
  • Jackie Ip, Division Assistant (650) 306-3366
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Business, Design & Workforce Division   

  • Hyla Lacefield, Division Dean (650) 306-3158
  • Jonna Pounds, Division Assistant (650) 306-3201
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Humanities & Social Sciences Division    

  • James Carranza, Division Dean (650) 306-3350
  • Joan Murphy, Division Assistant (650) 306-3336
  • Gloria Peña, Office Assistant II (650) 306-3182
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Kinesiology, Athletics & Dance   

  • Kathleen Sullivan-Torrez,  Division Dean (650) 306-3341
  • Christina Gilbert, Division Assistant (650) 306-3201
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Science & Technology Division   

  • Ameer Thompson, Division Dean (650) 306-3291
  • Krystal Martinez, Division Assistant (650) 306-3291
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Office of Instruction Organizational Chart

The Office of Instruction at Cañada College has professional and kind faculty, staff, administrators and assistants to help you with degree or certificate information, course information, and resolving course issues. Please view our Organizational PDF Chart below.

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