The Academic Support & Learning Technologies (ASLT) Division at Caňada College houses a variety of academic support and educational pathway programs that provide students with essential resources, professional support, and skill acquisition for a lifetime of learning.
ASLT Programs and Departments
Adult-Education College and Career Educational Leadership (ACCEL) is the planning body for San Mateo County responsible for carrying out the charge and opportunity of AB 86. Through Cañada College, ACCEL provides an entry point to higher education for adult learners in the south coast region of San Mateo County.
Cañada Middle College is a nontraditional high school collaboration between Cañada College and the Sequoia Union High School District. Through this unique alternative high school program, students have the opportunity to explore new challenges that are not available in a traditional high school.
College for Working Adults (CWA) is an innovative academic program for working adults at Cañada College and is the only program of its kind in the Bay Area that makes it possible for working adults to complete multiple Associate Degrees in just three years while continuing to work full time. CWA students are supported by a dedicated counselor and they build community through shared courses and the opportunity to join program-specific learning communities.
Distance Education (DE) offers courses in which part or all of the class meetings on campus are replaced with online interaction. These courses offer an excellent opportunity for students to pursue their academic goals at convenient times and locations.
The Library and Learning Center are located in building 9 and provide resources and support for information literacy, undergraduate research, peer-led learning assistance, STEM center resources, and support for critical thinking and academic inquiry.
In addition, the ASLT Division supports efforts within the San Mateo Community College District to advance the scope and capabilities of our information technology and learning technology infrastructure as it impacts teaching and learning at the colleges.