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    Academic Services is responsible for the academic oversight of all 18 Alameda County school districts. We provide curriculum and instruction, assessment and accountability, and wellness services that support more than 220,000 students and 10,000 teachers.

    We collaborate with districts to measure, monitor, and improve student learning. Our team of experts delivers tailored services based on individual district needs to support teacher development and improve measurable student success.

  • Accountability Services


    Research, Assessment, & Accountability Partnerships 

    Provides educational oversight and strategic support to districts. We are responsible for the review and approval of 18 district Local Control and Accountability Plans (LCAPs) and work with district leaders, parents, and other stakeholders to monitor the performance measures that help all students graduate and be ready for success in college and career.

    Charter School Services

    Oversees 13 ACOE-Board approved Charter Schools
    Learning Services


    Core Learning

    Delivers high-quality Professional Learning to teachers, coaches, and administrators. Core Learning helps Alameda County educators implement the new California State Standards in English Language Arts/English Language Development, Math and Science while integrating technology. Our experts convene a Core Coaching Network and an Early Learning Network to support TK-12 content coaches to meet individual student learning needs.

    Social Emotional Learning

    SEL helps to create positive, equitable, and welcoming learning environments for staff and students in Alameda County. We provide education and supportive services focused on serving the whole child. Our high-quality technical assistance for educators, staff, families, and other stakeholders promotes physical, mental, emotional, and social health so that students can feel safe and supported on their academic journey and in life

    Workforce Development

    Through our new College of Education, which has started three new credential program offerings:

    State and Regional Programs


    California Community School Partnership Program (CCSPP) State Transformative Assistance Center (STAC)



    Region 4 Expanded Learning Programs 

    The Region 4 Expanded Learning Programs Team provides technical assistance for the After School Education and Safety (ASES) and the 21st Century Community Learning Centers (CCLC) programs throughout Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Mateo, San Francisco, and Solano Counties.

    Region Lead for Arts Education 

    Through a system of 11 service regions, The California County Superintendents Educational Services Association (CCSESA) provides the organizational mechanism for the 58 County Superintendents of Schools to design and implement statewide programs to identify and promote quality, cost-effective, educational practices and services, and provide support to school districts.

    Region Lead for Science Education 

    As a subdivision of CCSESA, The Curriculum and Instruction Steering Committee (CISC) initiates collaborative leadership with school districts, the CDE, and other partners to ensure programs, practices, and services that support success for all students. 


  • Contact Academic Services Staff

    Juwen Lam

    Juwen Lam
    Chief of Accountability Services
    (510) 670-4147 

    navdeep purewal  

    Navdeep Purewal, Ed.D.
    Chief of Learning Services
    (510) 670-7793

    Heather Oakman

    Heather Oakman
    Administrative Assistant
    (510) 670-4544