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Mask Policy Update for Summer/Fall 2023 Semester

Dear Peralta Community,

This message is an update regarding the Peralta Community College District COVID masking and vaccination policies.

As many of you know, California Governor Gavin Newsom declared the end of the COVID-19 emergency in the state of California effective February 28, 2023. USA President Joseph Biden declared the end of the federal government's COVID-19 Public Health Emergency on May 11, 2023.

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PCCD Leadership Statement on the SCOTUS Decision Against Affirmative Action

Oakland, June 29, 2023

Dear Peralta Community,

Earlier today, the U.S. Supreme Court declared that the admissions systems used by Harvard University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill illegally violate the Equal Protection Clause of the 14th Amendment, effectively overturning Affirmative Action programs. This is an unfortunate decision.

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Thought Leadership: The Peralta Online Equity Rubric

A very interesting article mentioning the Peralta Community College District was published last month in Educause Review. The article, “A DEI Course Design Rubric: Supporting Teaching and Learning in Uncertain Times” by Kim DeBacco and Nick Mattos, explains the process the University of California Instructional Design and Faculty Support community of practice went through to develop a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Course Redesign Rubric for sharing across the UC system. Guess what? They based the UC system rubric on one created right here in our community college district.  

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Peralta Community College District Names Paulina Gonzalez-Brito as Trustee

OAKLAND, Calif., March 8, 2023 The Peralta Community College District has appointed Paulina Gonzalez-Brito (They/Them/Elle) as its Trustee for Area 2. Gonzalez-Brito was chosen at a special meeting of the Board of Trustees on March 7, the final stage in a deliberate and thorough two-month section process.

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Chancellor's Update on PFT Negotiations: Health Care Benefits for Part-Time Faculty

March 2, 2023
 
Dear Peralta Community,
 
In my last update on negotiations between the Peralta Community College District and our faculty union, the Peralta Federation of Teachers (PFT), I provided our community with information about a number of pending issues, including providing paid healthcare benefits to part-time faculty.
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PCCD Seeks Community Volunteers in Search for New Chancellor

The Peralta Community College District (PCCD) Board of Trustees is seeking community members to serve on a Screening Committee for the hiring of its new Chancellor. Volunteers should have an interest in and/or knowledge of higher education.

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Chancellor's Update on PFT Negotiations

February 21, 2023

Dear Peralta Community,

The Peralta Community College District has been engaged in negotiations since May 2022 with our faculty union, the Peralta Federation of Teachers (PFT). We want to provide the community with an update on these negotiations and provide some key context on a few important issues.

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Dr. Tina Vasconcellos Named Associate Vice Chancellor of Educational Services at the District

 
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Now Accepting Applications for Trustee Area 2 Vacancy

 
Dear Peralta Community,

In November, Peralta Community College District (PCCD) Trustee Kevin Jenkins was elected to represent District 6 on the Oakland city council. Trustee Jenkins vacated his seat on the Peralta Community College District Board of Trustees on January 9th, 2023, creating a Board Vacancy for   Trustee Area 2
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ACCJC Reaffirms Accreditation for All Four Colleges

 
 
January 26, 2023
 
Dear Peralta Community,
 
We are thrilled to announce that earlier today, we were informed that the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, Western Association of Schools and Colleges (“ACCJC,” or the “Commission”) has acted to reaffirm accreditation for Berkeley City College, College of Alameda, Laney College, and Merritt College. This news underscores the Colleges’ and District’s continued commitment to providing quality academic, career, and student support programs to the communities we serve.
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