The Office of Instruction consists of seven deans, and five classified staff. The goal of the Office of Instruction is to encourage and empower faculty and students to engage in successful teaching and learning.

Organizational Chart

Instructional Deans

Douglas Kain
Dean of Instruction, Area 1
(209) 384-6344,
Area 1 Programs: Engineering, Math, Science

Vince Piro
Dean of Instruction, Area 2
(209) 384-6489,
Area 2 Programs: Child Development, Guidance (classes), Learning Resources, Liberal Studies, English

Toni Pirtle
 Interim Dean of Instruction, Area 3
(209) 384-6396,
Area 3 Programs: Agriculture, Health, Industrial Technology

Robert Anderson
Dean of Instruction, Area 4
(209) 386-6730,
Area 4 Programs: Accounting, Business, Computers, Management, Nursing, Nutrition, Public Safety, Radiologic Technology

John Albano
Dean of Instruction, Area 5
(209) 386-6777,
Area 5 Programs: Anthropology, Art, Communications Studies, Drama, Economics, Foreign Languages, Geography, History, Music, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology

Shelly Conner
Dean of Economic and Workforce Development, Community Services and Noncredit, Area 6
(209) 381-6585,
Area 6 Programs: Business Resource Center, Catalog and Class Schedules, Center for International Trade, Child Development Center, Community Services, Facilities Scheduling, Noncredit, Theater, Workplace Learning Resources

Brenda Latham
Dean of Instruction, Los Banos Campus
(209) 381-6410,\


Michelle Joseph
Child Development Center Director
(209) 386-6633,

 Autumn Gardia
Interim Business, Industry & Community Services Director
(209) 384-6737,

Nancy Golz
Dean of Learning Resources Center (LRC)
(209) 386-6703,

Janet Lyle
Noncredit (Continuing Education) Program Director
(209) 381-6543,

Jeanette Benson
Center for Int'l Trade Development Director
(209) 384-5892,

 Terry Plett
Interim Workplace Learning Resource Center Director
(209) 386-6734,

Autumn Gardia
Director of Special Projects and Grants

(209) 381-6580,