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STAFF

KAREN BURZYNSKI
Academic Scheduling Specialist
x4297

 

KIMBERLY DAVILLIER
Administrative Aide Curriculum
x 4292

 

JUDITH FIERRO
Administrative Secretary
x4374

 

CHRISTINE GOMEZ
Senior Secretary
x4494

 

HECTOR GUTIERREZ

Senior Secretary

x4394

 

ASHANTI LYLES

Senior Secretary
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LOCATION:

CE,  1st FLOOR

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WELCOME TO ACADEMIC AFFAIRS

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"Committed to Innovative Programs and Responsive Community Services"

 

The Office of Academic Affairs

provides coordination and support for all academic and personnel matters, programming, and other issues pertaining to the academic standards and mission of the instruction

Aracely Aguiar, Vice President and her staff are committed to providing academic administrative support to the college and most significantly to the faculty; to ensure that they have the tools required to meet the needs of West's students. We provide these services through the following:

  • Academic Programs & Curriculum
  • Accreditation
  • Faculty Review
  • Forms
  • New Faculty Orientation
  • Planning & Research
  • Program Review (Viability)
  • Schedule Production
  • Student Learning Outcomes

Deans & Deans' Division List

  • GENERAL EDUCATION & TRANSFER: DEAN Walter C. Jones, Ed.D | 310-287-4244 | Joneswc@wlac.edu
  • CAREER TECHNICAL EDUCATION & CURRICULUM: (Acting) DEAN Kimberly Manner  310-287-4551 | Mannerke@wlac.edu
  • HEALTH SCIENCES: DEAN Carmen Dones 310-287-4522 DonesCM@wlac.edu
  • DISTANCE LEARNING & LIBRARY: DEAN Eric Ichon | 310- 287- 4305 | Ichone@wlac.edu
  • TEACHING & LEARNING: DEAN Mary-Jo Apigo  |  310-287-4410 | apigomj@wlac.edu
  • WESTSIDE EXTENSION & CONTRACT EDUCATION: ASSOCIATE DEAN Barry Sloan  | 310-287-4278 | Sloanba@wlac.edu

General Education & Transfer

DEAN: Walter C. Jones, Ed.D.

310-287-4244  |  Joneswc@wlac.edu    |  Office: CE 113  

Hector Gutierrez, Senior Secretary ................x4394

 

Language Arts

Career Possibilities for Graduates: Sign Language Teacher, Writer, Editor, Foreign Language Teacher / Interpreter

Fran Leonard | x4203 | leonarft@wlac.edu | Office: GC 280M

  • American Sign Language
  • Arabic
  • Chinese
  • Comunication Studies
  • English As A Second Language
  • English
  • French
  • Humanities
  • Japanese
  • Philosophy
  • Spanish

 

Mathematics

Career Possibilities for Graduates: Mathematician, Statistician

Bonnie Blustein | x4217 | BlusteB@wlac.edu | Office: MSB 205

  • Mathematics

 

Science

Career Possibilities for Graduates:  Agricultural microbiology; Astronomer; Astrophysicist; Biochemistry; Bioinformatics; Biomedical/Biotechnology research; Botany; Chemical Management and Sales; Clinical medicine; Computer Science; Ecology/environmental biology; Epidemiology; Environmental Law; Environmental microbiology; Environmental Remediation; Exercise physiology; Exploration of Alternative Energy; Food Technology; Forensic Biology; Forensic Science; Genetic Engineering; Geologist; Geophysicist; Government Service; Industrial microbiology; Medical technology; Medical or veterinary microbiology; Mining/Geochemistry; Natural history; Petrochemical industry; Pharmacology; Physicist; Public health/nutrition; Registered sanitarian; Science Education; Science Journalism; Science Laboratory Technician; Sports medicine;Toxicology

Abraha Bahta | x4236 | bahtaa@wlac.edu | Office: MSB 210
Steven Fink    | x4234 | finks@wlac.edu | Office: MSB 201

  • Astronomy
  • Biology (Anatomy, Microbiology, Physiology)
  • Chemistry
  • Earth Science
  • Environmental Science
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • Oceanography
  • Physics

 

Social Sciences

Career Possibilities for Graduates: Anthropologist, Child Development Educator.,Economist, Historian, Sociologist

Sholeh Khorooshi | x4539 | khoroos@wlac.edu | Office: General Classroom 380-B

  • Economics
  • History
  • Paralegal Studies
  • Political Science
  • Sociology

 

Career Technical Education & Curriculum

DEAN (Acting): Kimberly Manner | 310-287-4551  | Mannerke@wlac.edu    |  Office: CE 114  


Ashanti Lyles, Senior Secretary .....................x4395
Kimberly Davillier, Administrative Aide/Curriculum........x4292

Christine Gomez, Senior Secretary.........x4494

 

ASSOCIATE DEAN: Barry Sloan  |  310-287-4278  |  Sloanba@wlac.edu  |  Office: CE 116

  • Contract Education
  • West Language Academy
  • Westside Extension

 

Applied Technology

Career Possibilities for Graduates: Air Traffic Controller, Aircraft Assembly, Airline Pilot, Avionics Technician, Commercial Pilot, Fleet Manager, Flight Engineer

Jack Moy | x4514 | MoyJM@wlac.edu   | Office: AT B214

  • Aerospace Production Technology
  • Aviation Maintenance Technician

 

Arts & Performance

Career Possibilities for Graduates: Camera Operator, Lighting / Grip, Photographer, Sound Engineer, Special Effects, Coordinator, Dancer

Laura Peterson  x4571  | petersl@wlac.edu |  Office: AT A 115

  • Art
  • Cinema
  • Dance Studies
  • Dance Techniques
  • Film Production
  • Multimedia
  • Music
  • Theater

 

Behavioral Science

Dolores Gallegos  x4446  Gallegd@wlac.edu  Office: GC 180-D

  • Administration of Juistice
  • Anthropology
  • Child Development
  • Corrections
  • Family & Consumer Studies
  • Fire Technology
  • Psychology

 

Business

Career Possibilities for Graduates: Bank Officer, Consultant, Entrepreneur, Financial Planner, Hospitality Marketing, Paralegal, Purchasing Manager, Real Estate Appraiser, Stock Broker

Gerald Ludwig | x4434 |  Ludwiger@wlac.edu  | Office: CE 212

  • Accounting
  • Business
  • Finance
  • Hospitality
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Real Estate
  • Travel & Tourism

 

Computer Science & Applications

Career Possibilities for Graduates: Computer Programmer, Computer Security Specialist, Computer Technician, Database Administrator, Network Administrator, Systems Engineer, Web Architect, Web Page Developer, Webmaster

Anna Chiang | x4435 |  chianga@wlac.edu | Office: CE 229

  • Computer Applications Office Technologies
  • Computer Science-Information Technology 

 

Health Sciences

Dean: Carmen Dones| 310-287-4522  |  DonesCM@wlac.edu    |  Office: GC440-A

Career Possibilities for Graduates: Dental Hygienist, Home Health Aide, Nurse, Paramedic, Pharmacist

Carlos Sermeno | x7224 | SermenC@wlac.edu  | Office: MSB 107

  • Alcohol and Drug Abuse Studies
  • Allied Health
  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Dental Assistant
  • Dental Hygiene
  • Health
  • Health Occupations
  • Medical Asistant
  • Paramedic
  • Pharmacy Technician

 

Kinesiology

Ricardo Hooper  x4513  Hooperr@wlac.edu  Office: PEC 132

  • Kinesiology
  • Kinesiology Major

 

Other Programs

 

Distance Learning / Instructional Technology

DEAN: Eric Ichon | 310- 287- 4305 | Ichone@wlac.edu | Office: HLRC 4A

Cyrus Helf, Multimedia Specialist | x4592  | Helfco@wlac.edu | Office: HLRC 4A

Deanna Gossett, Instructor Special Assignment  x4507

 

Library 

  • Learning Skills Laboratory
  • Learning Skills
  • Library Science
  • Non-Credit
  • Supervised Learning Assistance (Tutor)

 

Research & Planning

DEAN: Rebecca Tillberg - Program Review & Accreditation

310-287-4361 | Tillberw@wlac.edu Office: CE 133

Agyemon Boateng, Research Analyst | x7225 | Boatenas@wlac.edu |Office: CE 133 (outer office) 

Sarah Doerrer, Research Assistant  x4255 Doerrersm@wlac.edu

Dr. Moon Ko, Research Analyst x4491 Koms@wlac.edu

 

Teaching & Learning

DEAN: Mary-Jo Apigo | 310-287-4410 | apigomj@wlac.edu | Office: HLRC-315

 
Steven Carter, SFP Program Technician  | x4595  | Office: HLRC-315

 

Westside Extension & Contract Education

ASSOCIATE DEAN: Barry Sloan | x4278 | sloanba@wlac.edu | Office: CE 116

 

ACT (Accelerated College Transfer Program)