• academic services

    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 Partnerships 

    Accountability Partnerships provides educational oversight and strategic support to eighteen districts within Alameda County. We provide Differentiated Support for qualifying districts through the California Dashboard and approve Local Control and Accountability Plans (LCAPs). Through partnerships with district leaders, parents, and other community members, we collectively build systems to support quality teaching and learning in all schools.

    Charter School Services

    Oversees 13 ACOE-Board approved Charter Schools



    Whole Child Programs

    The Whole Child Programs Team helps educators, school leaders, parents/caregivers, community partners, and youth-serving staff support all aspects of well-being for students in learning environments. Our programs are designed to address students’ social and emotional, physical, creative, and cognitive needs so they can feel safe and supported on their academic journey and in life. We help build safe and nurturing spaces that are grounded on equity, diversity and inclusion at the county, regional, and statewide levels.



    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 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 California County Superintendents, 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. 



    Grant Awards 

    The Academic Services Division of the Alameda County Office of Education has a successful history of grant and foundation partnerships that create opportunities for innovation, professional learning, standards-based projects, equitable programming, and services for students, districts, and community-based partners. With intentionality, we have strived to seek resources in support of students that have been historically underserved. 



  • Contact Academic Services Staff

    Juwen Lam

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

    kristin bijur

    Kristin Bijur
    Chief of Educator Effectiveness
    (510) 670-4201

    Dr Nicole Pierce Davis Nicole Pierce-Davis, Ed.D.
    Chief of  Whole Child Programs
    (510) 670-7793
    Heather Oakman

    Heather Oakman
    Administrative Assistant
    (510) 670-4544

    karen mitchell Karen Mitchell
    Administrative Assistant
    (510) 670-4212