Discovery Day

May 13th &14th, 2021

(9:00 AM – 12:30 PM PST)

Career Discovery has been postponed from April 29th to May 13th-14th. 

The event will be a two day event 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM each day.

For questions please contact 

coa-cte@peralta.edu

About

Career Education (CE)

College of Alameda (CoA) is a small, friendly community college noted for the excellence of its educational and student support programs. We are excited for the opportunity to share with you the unique career education (CE) programs, many that are not available anywhere else locally. Whether your goal is to obtain a certificate that will prepare you for today’s complex workplace, obtain a two-year degree, or transfer to a four-year college/university, you will be supported by industry-trained instructors and experienced staff that will enthusiastically lay the foundation toward your success! 

 

We invite you to explore our range of vocational/technical programs which include: Apparel Design and Merchandising, Automotive Technology, Auto Body and Paint, Aviation Maintenance Technology, Business and Entrepreneurship, Computer Information Systems, Dental Assisting, *Certified Nursing Assistant, and Diesel Mechanics. We look forward to being your partner in achieving your goals.

 

All Programs are Accredited.

 

*Noncredit

Discover

College of Alameda's Robust, Innovative Career Education (CE) programs

Agenda

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Day 1

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Welcome

Message from Dean of Career Education (CE), Eva Jennings

Summer Institute Overview
Hands-On Training for High School Students!
High school students involved in Career Education are more engaged, perform better and graduate at higher rates. Come learn the fun summer programs we have prepared for you. These programs range from Career Counseling, Auto Mechanics, and making stuff at FabLab. This presentation will provide you with an outline on how to apply, what to expect, and benefits of concurrent enrollment. Join us!

9:30 am – 10:00 am

Aviation Maintenance Technology

Presenter: Esther Cheng

10:00 am – 10:30 am

Business & Entrepreneurship

Presenter: Rochelle Olive

10:30 am – 11:30 am

Apparel Design And Merchandising Program (ADAM)

Presenter: Derek Piazza
Welcome to the Apparel Design And Merchandising Program!

Experience:
1. A LIVE draping demonstration of an evening wear dress.
2. Learn about our fashion classes in our extensive 2-year program.
3. Learn about the Bay Area fashion industry & where our graduates are working.
4. Learn how to earn your AA Degree or Certificate.
5. Q & A

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Digital Fabrication (FabLab)

Presenter: Miguel Vega
Join us for a complete 3D tour of our brand new FabLab facility!

Q&A: 12:00 PM -12:30 PM

EOPS

Presenter: Lydel Willis
This session will be composed of a short presentation about EOPS followed by Questions & Answers.

Learn what EOPS is, how to apply, benefits of applying, and who to contact for support.

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Day 2

9:00 am – 9:30 am

Welcome

Message from Dean of Career Education (CE), Eva Jennings

Summer Institute Overview
Hands-On Training for High School Students!
High school students involved in Career Education are more engaged, perform better and graduate at higher rates. Come learn the fun summer programs we have prepared for you. These programs range from Career Counseling, Auto Mechanics, and making stuff at FabLab. This presentation will provide you with an outline on how to apply, what to expect, and benefits of concurrent enrollment. Join us!

9:30 am – 10:00 am

Dental Assistant

10:00 am – 10:30 am

Certified Nursing Assistant

10:30 am – 11:00 am

Automotive Technology

11:00 am - 11:30 am

Diesel & Truck Mechanics Program (DMECH)

11:30 am - 12:00 pm

Digital Fabrication (FabLab)

Q&A 12:00 PM-12:30 PM

Financial Aid

This session will be composed of a short presentation followed by Questions & Answers.

Join us and learn about financial aid, where to go to apply, what the important deadlines are, and who to contact for support.

Explore

Student Services & Learning Communities

We’re here to serve you. Take a look at the programs and services we offer, to learn more about how we can support your educational journey at College of Alameda.

Counseling

Counseling’s primary goal is to provide academic support services necessary for students to succeed at the College of Alameda.

Welcome Center

If you need help becoming a College of Alameda student, visit the Welcome Center!

Veterans Resource Center (VRC) / Veteran Services

The Veterans Resource Center (VRC) provides assistance to veterans and their dependents in their pursuit of an education at College of Alameda while utilizing veterans and /or dependents benefits.