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Instructional planning First day of the quarter Last day of the Quarter Finals dates Grades Due
January 3, 2022 January 4, 2022 March 11, 2022 March 15-17, 2022 March 21, 2022

Meet the Office of Instruction Team! (click on a name below to see more information)

dr kristen finnel

 kfinnel@lowercolumbia.edu

  • ​Instructional Programs
  • Instruction & Learning Resources
  • Career Education Options (CEO)
  • Head Start/EHS/ ECEAP ​

Natalie Richie Staff Photo

nrichie@lowercolumbia.edu

  • Instructional Operations
  • ctcLink Lead
  • Budget
  • Continuing Ed
  • The Early Learning Center

Karen Joiner Staff photo

kjoiner@lowercolumbia.edu

Programs & Departments

  • Education
  • Math
  • Natural Science and Physical Education
  • Social Science and Humanities

Committee Oversight

  • Curriculum Committee
  • Exceptional Faculty
  • Sabbatical Committee
  • Tenure track Committees

 

Merry Bond staff photo

mbond@lowercolumbia.edu

Programs & Departments

  • Nursing Program Director
  • Nursing Assistant Program Director
  • Medical Assisting
  • Allied Health

Committee Oversight

  • ​Instructional Assessment
  • Exceptional Faculty
  • Tenure Termination & Sabbatical
  • Co-Chair Professional-Technical Monitoring Team​
Stefanie Gilberti staff photo

sgilberti@lowercolumbia.edu

Programs & Departments

  • Performing and Visual Arts
  • Language and Literature
  • The Rose Center for the Arts
  • Library and Learning Commons
  • eLearning and Tutoring

Committee Oversight

  • ​Monitoring Report Team for Academic Transfer
  • eLearning committee
  • Collection Development committee
Tamra Gilchrist staff photo

tgilchrist@lowercolumbia.edu

Programs & Departments

  • Accounting
  • Business and Information Technology
  • Industrial Technology
  • BAS-Organizational Leadership and Technical Management
  • University Center

Committee Oversight

  • Professional-Technical Program Advisory Committees
  • Tech Fee Instruction Representative
  • Perkins Leadership Team

 

Theresa Stalick staff photo

tstalick@lowercolumbia.edu

Programs & Departments

  • Transitional Studies Department (ESL . ABE . HS+ . GED . IBEST)
  • International English (IESL)
  • Open Doors/Youth Reengagement

Julie Smith staff image

jasmith@lowercolumbia.edu

  • Quarterly schedule builder
  • Academic rooms in 25Live
  • Scribe for Instructional Council & Instructional Assessment

Shalaina Williams staff image

swilliams@lowercolumbia.edu

  • 25Live Administrator
  • Faculty Advising
  • Faculty Development
  • Scribe for Guided Pathways Guided Pathways Budget (Travel, Goods, & Services)

Karissa Vickaryious

kvickaryous@lowercolumbia.edu

  • Faculty Workload
  • Part Time & Moonlight Contracts
  • Syllabi Collection​

Tamara Boyco

tboyco@lowercolumbia.edu

  • Administrative Assistant to Dean of Instruction/Learning Resources
  • Assist Language Arts Faculty, Drama, Music, Art, Communications
  • College in the High School
  • eLearning
  • Tutoring
  • Collection Development Committee
  • Budget Management, Purchases, Travel, Faculty Evaluations

Janis Wright staff image

jwright@lowercolumbia.edu

  • Administrative Assistant for Tamra Gilchrist
  • University Center Support
  • Awards for short-term certificates
  • Dean’s List certificates
  • PDU’s for faculty
  • Travel, Meeting Scheduling, etc.

Rachel Mistic staff image

rmistic@lowercolumbia.edu

  • CTC Query Development and Reporting
  • Google Suite Help
  • Transitional Studies: ABE, ESL, IBEST, OPEN, IESL

Alma Mendoza

amendoza@lowercolumbia.edu

  • Supporting BAS programs
  • University Center/Transitional Studies & CEO
  • Class Schedule Builder-ABE, ESL, OPEN, I-BEST, CEO, HSC, IESL
  • Travel, Purchases, Budget Management
  • Student intake and registrations BAS programs

Nicole Buffham

nbuffham@lowercolumbia.edu

  • A4/Karen Joiner’s Budgets
  • Curriculum Committee
  • 3 year Advising Schedule
  • Course and Course fees in ctcLink
  • Course Plans
  • Curriculum Committee forms and webpage
  • Distribution Lists
  • Program Planners
  • HSB 135 reservation approval
  • Nursing and Medical Assisting webpages
  • Student Evaluation Schedules.


Staff On-Site Resources

 

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Mail Room

Be sure to check your faculty mail box at the Office of Instruction. Packages, envelopes, and inner campus mail drop off are located here.

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Office Supplies

Faculty have access to a supply of general office supplies. Please ask one of our friendly staff to show you the available inventory.

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Copier

Black & white printer option located in the mail room. No more than 100 copies. For larger orders please see the Print Shop.


Quick Reference Guides


Office of Instruction - Student Help

 

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Faculty Advisor Help

Email Shalaina Williams to discuss faculty advisor assignments.

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Faith & Conscience Form

Click the title link above to view LCC’s policy and info. 

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Contacting a Dean

More details and online form coming soon for students!

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Class Schedule

Visit the Class Schedules webpage to see class offerings at LCC!


Contact the Office of Instruction

  Office of instruction

   (360) 442-2550

  Alan Thompson Library

  General Hours

Monday - Friday 8:00am-5:00pm
Campus closed federal holidays.

  Fall Hours

Due to COVID restrictions some buildings/departments are not yet open. See what's open on campus.

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