The Office of Academic Affairs
The Office of Academic Affairs advances the academic mission of Leeward Community College. The Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs (VCAA) directs the efforts of Instructional areas, Academic Services, Student Services, the Office of Planning, Policy, and Assessment, and our Waiʻanae Moku Education Center. The VCAA is also responsible for campus accreditation as the Accreditation Liaison Officer.
Our Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs, Della Teraoka, has worked at Leeward since 1999 in a wide range of positions including Professor CC in Accounting, Interim Dean of Academic Services, Director of Planning, Policy, and Assessment, and currently as the VCAA. More information on current initiatives and ongoing projects can be found below.
New addition: The 2018 FYI Guidebook for Leeward Employees
Leeward CC is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, a regional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education and the U.S. Department of Education.
The programs in Culinary Arts are accredited by the American Culinary Federation; the programs in Automotive Technology are accredited by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation and the programs in Health Information Technology are accredited through the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education.
The review is intended to enhance the quality of a program and to assist in determining a program’s ability to respond to future challenges and opportunities.
Presentations and handouts from past Convocations.
- Office of Planning, Policy and Assessment
- Resources for Faculty (to be developed)