​​Harbor College Mission:

Los Angeles Harbor College promotes access and student success through associate and transfer degrees, certificates, economic and workforce development, and basic skills instruction. Our educational programs and support services meet the needs of diverse communities as measured by campus institutional learning outcomes.​


Committee Mission:

Distance Learning program is to support students and faculty served by the college's online, hybrid and web-enhanced classes. This support includes training and mentoring of faculty, setting up sites for te classes, ensuring that students are loaded into the sites and providing assistance to students who are having difficulties accessing their classes. In addition, the program is responsible for negotiating contracts with the college's (CMS) provider and recommending policy for onine distance learning as a sub-committee of the Academic Senate's Curriculum Committee.


Maximize instructor competence and confidence in the College CMS

Support innovation in online instruction

Maximize online student success

Meeting Times:

2nd Tuesday of each month starting at 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Location is Northeast Academic Hall, Conference Room 187


Distance Education Committee Chair

Michael Reid

Instructor, Administration of Justice 

(310) 233-4068


Dr. Bobbi Villalobos,Vice President Academic Affiairs

Dr. Nicole Albo-Lopez, Dean Academic Affairs

Dr. Joan Thomas-Spiegel, Psycology, AFT Grievance Representative​​

Dr. Robert Richards,​​​​ Sociology​​

Tamar Khajadourian, Librarian

Norkor Omaboe, Kinesiology

Cynthia Caloia, Communications​

Ann Warren, Communications

Rhea Estoya, Institutional Effectiveness​




Los Angeles Harbor College 2014 - 2017 Distance Education Plan