Chancellor's Thanksgiving Announcement – November 23, 2022

Hello Peralta Colleagues,

I don't know about you, but I am very much looking forward to the Thanksgiving break on November 24-25, 2022. Working at Peralta Community College District can often feel like stepping on a treadmill that’s already going 10 miles per hour. There’s always so much going on. We all need this break to recharge and reflect.

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PCCD Announces Sale of $151 Million of General Obligation Bonds

OAKLAND, CA – During the Peralta Community College District (PCCD) Charrette on November 10, 2022, Interim Chancellor Dr. Jannett N. Jackson announced the successful sale of approximately $151 million of General Obligation (GO) bonds. The sale included $120 million of GO new money bonds that will fund voter-approved infrastructure improvements at PCCD’s four colleges and $31 million of GO refunding bonds to refinance bonds issued in 2012.

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Masking Policy Update – Oct 24, 2022

Dear Peralta Community, 

Per our policy to follow Alameda County Public Health Department guidelines, masks are optional on Peralta Community College District (PCCD) property and are no longer required. People may choose to mask at any time.

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PCCD Continues to Make Progress Addressing District Financial Concerns

OAKLAND, Calif., May 6, 2022 As the Peralta Community College District (PCCD) plans for the next fiscal year beginning on July 1, 2022, we want to provide an update on our current financial status. 

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Peralta Receives Grant for Professional Development & Learning Center

On Thursday, April 7, the Peralta District and its four colleges were notified that they would each receive $2,000 ($10,000 total) under the Institutional Effectiveness Partnership Initiative (IEPI) Grant Program to develop a Professional Development & Learning Center (PDLC). The building would serve to aid in the onboarding of staff and students, as well as help other ongoing professional development opportunities.

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Safe Return to Campus Town Hall video and presentations

Thank you to all who were able to attend the Town Hall webinar, Safe Peralta Return to Campus, on Monday morning, October 4, 2021. Over 500 people -- 517 to be exact -- including students, faculty, staff, administrators and contractors participated in the informational session. A video recording has been posted on the Peralta TV YouTube Channel and is available here

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Meet Dr. Ronald McKinley, Interim Vice Chancellor of Human Resources

During the May 25, 2021 Board of Trustees meeting, the Board approved the appointment of Dr. Ronald McKinley as the Interim Vice Chancellor of Human Resources and Employee Relations. Dr. McKinley had been serving as the Acting VC of HR since December 2020. Dr. McKinley has over 25 years of experience as a Chief Human Resources Officer and more than 35 years of experience in human resources management. 

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Peralta District welcomes new HR Director Immaculate Adesida

On May 17, 2021, the Peralta Community College District (PCCD) proudly welcomed the new Director of Human Resources Mrs. Immaculate Adesida. Mrs. Adesida comes to Peralta College bringing an impressive background. Before joining the Peralta team, she served as a Human Resource Director in an institution in the Silicon Valley. Additionally, Mrs. Adesida served as a Human Resources Manager in other educational institutions to include UC Berkeley and Solano Community College.

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Peralta Wins Two CCPRO Awards

Peralta Community College District recently received two awards from CCPRO, the Community College Public Relations Organization ( The CCPRO 2021 Annual Meeting took place virtually on Friday afternoons during April and concluded on April 30 with their annual awards ceremony where it was announced that Peralta CCD received two awards for work produced in 2020. 
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Proclamation for Dr. Carla Walter

April 15, 2021 is Interim Chancellor Dr. Carla Walter's last day working at the Peralta Community College District. 
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