Online Education

Online Education at Laney College


On October 3, 2017, the Laney Faculty Senate voted to approve the formation of a Distance Education subcommittee.


The Laney College Distance Education Committee will serve as the college’s primary recommending body on matters related to distance education – specifically, focusing on supporting excellence in distance education teaching and learning; recommending policies, procedures, and resources to support effective, innovative, and equitable distance education at Laney College; and support consistent and continuous commitment to improving student learning and success in the online environment.


  • Inform and engage the campus community in strategic planning related to distance education
  • Identify distance education strategic goals and create college distance education plan to improve online student learning
  • Ensure that college distance education plan and goals are based on data and analyses
  • Support Laney College distance education classes to meet federal, state, and accreditation standards
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of the college’s planning and resource allocation as it impacts Distance Education and make recommendations for changes

Agendas & Minutes

DE Committee Membership: 2023-2024

DE CoordinatorJudy Wong / Laurie Allen-Requa
Co-Chair, AdminDiane Wu Chang, Dean of Student Services
Co-Chair, FacultyDanitza Lopez
Liberal Arts/Social Sciences FacultyFelipe Wilson
CTE FacultyOpen
Library/Student Services FacultyReginald Constant
STEM FacultyOpen
Foundation Skills FacultyDanitza Lopez
Classified ProfessionalOpen
Classified ProfessionalLewis Thrower
AdministratorDean Tarek ElJarrari
AdministratorDean Diane Wu Chang
POCR LeadNora Mitchell/ Laurie Allen-Requa
Student at LargeOpen

Laney Distance Education Initiative

The Laney Distance Education initiative is designed to:

  • Support excellence in online teaching and learning
  • Reduce education gaps in student achievement
  • Ensure that all online and hybrid classes meet federal, state, and accreditation standards

For a more comprehensive review of distance education at Peralta, visit our PCCD Distance Education Website

How Do I Access My Online Course?

  • To log in to your Canvas account, go to 
  • Log in using your Peralta email address and password