Office of Instruction and Student Services

Office of Instruction and Student Services


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College of the Redwoods has a proud history of high-quality education dedicated to student success.

We offer a wide variety of accessible learning opportunities, including online classes and other distance education options. The college awards Associate of Arts and Associate of Science Degrees as well as Associate in Arts for Transfer and Associate in Sciences for Transfer and a wide variety of career technical certificates for vocational and professional development.


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Instructional Effectiveness is a strength at CR. Students consistently rate the excellence of instruction at CR higher than the national state-wide average.

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Kerry Mayer

Vice President of Instruction

2020-2021 Goals

  • Expand course offerings in the BSS Degree
  • Expand library and other support services
  • Enhance technology for instruction
  • Carry out actions in the integrated SSSP/SEP/BSI Plan, and actions in the Guided Pathways Plan
  • Develop a first-year experience for each pathway to be taught by faculty in each program of the path
  • Develop advising materials for students that provide first-year course sequences for each pathway
  • Develop web materials that clearly display pathways to current and potential students
  • Audit the current program through the Budget Advisory Committee
  • Engage in evaluation as part of the annual 4021 process
  • Agriculture, digital media, and manufacturing technology
  • Work with the Academic Senate to finalize the reevaluate the rubric
  • Develop a common dataset to support the rubric
  • Implement the revised rubric and request form
  • Fully implement and troubleshoot the curriculum management system
  • Develop print catalog from eLumen
  • Enhance the visual aesthetics and ease of catalog use
  • Pilot the use of eLumen for SLO assessment in spring 2020
  • Involve all relevant stakeholders (Academic Senate, professional development, HR, President’s Office, etc.)
  • Explore recommendations for enhancing communities of practice
  • Join the Online Education Initiative
  • Provide enhanced support for instructional design and accessibility for students
  • Coordinate writing of ACCJC follow-up report
  • Oversee increased documentation of closing-the-loop in assessment
  • Coordinate a new process for ranking program plans attached to resource requests with the program review and budget advisory committees

Contact Us

Contact Information

Office of Instruction

 Kerry Mayer, Vice President

 Amber Atkins, Administrative Secretary


 Student Services Building, Second Floor

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