Professional Development Computer Lab and Conference Room

Note: Due to Covid-19, the Lab and Conference Room are closed until further notice.

Computer Lab

The Professional Development Computer Lab is located in AB 217 and open:

Monday - Thursday 8:00a.m. - 8:00p.m. 

Friday* 8:00a.m. - 5:00p.m.

 *Please note that the lab is closed on holidays and Fridays during summer session.

To reserve the Professional Development Lab for training sessions or meetings, contact Jessica Martin / 925-969-2038 or Lesley Agostino / 925-969-2044.

Kathleen King, 925-969-2292 and Jeanette Peavler, 925-969-2277 are available to provide Instructional Technology, Canvas and Distance Ed support by appointment or during the following drop-in hours:

  • Mondays, 9:00a.m. - 4:00p.m.
  • Tuesdays, 10:00a.m. - 6:00p.m.
  • Wednesdays, 9:00a.m. - 4:00p.m.
  • Thursdays, 10:00a.m. - 4:00p.m.

Please note that there will be no drop in hours during the summer session.

Technology workshops are also offered regularly. Visit the department page for the current schedule.

Equipment available for use includes:

  • Nine PCs with CD-Rom drives, Zip Drives, and various programs such as Microsoft Office, Quicken, Adobe Acrobat, and Internet access
  • One instructor PC station with computer and overhead projection; laptop hook-up available for Mac (bring cable) or PC
  • 1 printer: B/W LaserJet
  • 5 Mac Computers with iWork (Keynote, Pages, Numbers), Skype, Profcast, Microsoft Office, Neo Office, and iLife
  • 1 scanner equipped with a character recognition program
  • Wireless access through DVC's DVC-Connect

Conference Room

The Professional Development Conference Room is available Monday-Thursday 8:00a.m. - 8:00p.m. and Friday 8:00a.m. - 5:00p.m. to faculty, classified staff and managers for meetings, workshops, development activities and individual work. The conference room is unavailable on holidays and Fridays during the summer session.

For employees to reserve the facility for private meetings or arrange for after hours use, contact Jessica Martin at / 925-969-2038 or Lesley Agostino at / 925-969-2044.

The furniture can be arranged to accommodate small and large groups; the room capacity is 45.

Wireless access is available.

Available equipment and materials include:

  • Portable white boards, flip charts and markers (upon request)
  • Various office supplies (paper cutter, hole punch, tape, scissors, etc.)
  • Lending library of assorted publications
  • Brochures, college and community resources information