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Last updated on Oct 05, 2021

Our Mission

The Office of the Dean of Students (DOS) is committed to the mission of CCA and the Division of Student Affairs through shaping and maximizing the overall student experience.

Our office provides assistance, intervention, prevention, and referral services to the college community.

The office also serves as an advocate for students while challenging students to develop personal responsibility, practice ethical decision-making, and seek social justice as they grow into creative citizens.


Our Values

Access

  • Advocating for equitable opportunities that will enable students to utilize the resources created to support them in their educational pursuits

Care

  • Creating connections to help students best navigate difficult and challenging personal and academic circumstances

Education

  • Empowering students to be informed of their rights and responsibilities as members of the CCA community

Meet the Dean Team

Name

Title

In-Person/On-Campus

Remote

How to Schedule

Jeannine Szamreta

Associate Vice President for Student Affairs & Dean of Students

Tues.-Thurs. on Oakland & San Francisco Campuses by appointment only

Mon.-Fri. by appointment only

scheduling link

Joren Plunkett

Assistant Dean of Students for Conduct & Case Management

Mon.-Fri by appointment only

schedule by email at joren.plunkett@cca.edu

Gesita Tafesse

Assistant Dean of Student for Diversity, Inclusion, & Community Engagement

Mon. - Founders Hall (SF) - 5-10pm, Tues. - Blattner Hall (SF)- 5-10pm, & Thurs. - Irwin Hall (OAK) - 5-10pm

by appointment only Mon. - 2-5pm, Tues. -2-5pm, Weds. - 9-5pm, Thurs., 2-5pm, & Fri. - 9-5pm

schedule by email at gesita@cca.edu

Bethlehem Solomon

Coordinator for Diversity, Inclusion, & Community Engagement

Mon. - Founders Hall (SF) - 5-10pm, Tues. - Blattner Hall (SF)- 5-10pm, & Thurs. - Irwin Hall (OAK) - 5-10pm

by appointment only

schedule by email at bethlehemsolomon@cca.edu

Tierra Parker

Assistant Dean for Access & Disability Services

Tues.-Thurs. on Oakland & San Francisco Campuses by appointment only

Mon. & Friday, by appointment only

schedule by email at access@cca.edu

Micheal Benson

Coordinator for Access & Disability Services

SF - Tues. & Thurs. 1-6pm, Oakland -Fri. 10-4pm

Mons. 1-3pm, & Weds. 5-7pm by appointment only

schedule by email at access@cca.edu