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​​​​​​​Distance Education Committee​​​ 

​​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 Purpose:

To empower faculty in creating a forward-looking and supportive online learning environment for students. To ensure this, DE will communicate pertinent information regarding online tools, training, and long-term practices. DE will seek to foster campus engagement with online learning through emergent digital platforms. By way of assessment and teamwork, DE will set plans to ensure the long-term success of Harbor’s online learning.

Outcomes: ​

  1. Build a team with the capacity to support students and faculty as online instructors/learners

  2. Communicate pertinent information to faculty and students on a regular basis

  3. Highlight core tools for Canvas to ease the learning curve. Successfully train and assist faculty.

  4. Recommend innovative practices based off surveys and data assessment 

  5. Expand Harbor’s outreach to students 

  6. Plan for long-term success while fixing short-term issues.

    1. Looking towards the future of online classrooms

Meeting Times:

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

Location is Northeast Academic Hall, Distance Education Room 165


Jonathon Klyng & Alberto Pimentel, Distance Ed. Committee Chairs
 Daryl Nagano, Son Nguyen, Milan Suzuki - DE Coaches

Phone: (310) 233-4068

Dr. Bobbi Villalobos,Vice President Academic Affiairs

Dean Dr. Kimberly Manner
Dr. Robert Richards,​​​​ Sociology​​

William Diaz-Brown, History

Elizabeth Colocho, Counseling
John Corbally, Communications -Curriculum Appointee 
Tamar Khajadourian, Librarian
Norkor Omaboe, Kinesiology
Cynthia Caloia, Communications​

Dr. Joachin Arias 

Rhea Estoya, Institutional Effectiveness​

Faculty/Student Canvas Support:
(844) 602-6287 
For Students: You will be expected to provide your Student ID, Login name and student email.
For Faculty: You will be expected to provide your faculty SIS ID. Login name for

Faculty Requirements for Teaching Online:


Distance Educational Manual

Regular and Effective Contact Guidelines for Distance Education Courses

DE Regular and Effective Contact Guidelines.pdf


Los Angeles Harbor College 2014 - 2017 Distance Education Plan