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New Registration System for Faculty PD
Virginia Learning Center – VLC (formerly the Knowledge Center)
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If you cannot register for an event, contact to reserve your seat and ensure you receive transcript recognition.

We invite presenters to submit a PD session proposal
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Faculty PD course sessions to support the FDEP
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2017 TCC Learning Institute
May 10th and 11th
TCC Portsmouth Campus
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VCCS Professional Development Opportunities:

Introducing Exigence, The first edition of the Journal of VCCS Student Scholarship


2017 VCCS New Horizons Conference
April 12-14, 2017
Roanoke, VA
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2017 “STEM Take Flight (STF)” Professional Development Workshop
NASA Goodard’s Wallops Flight Facility on Va’s Eastern Shore
May 22-24, 2017
STEM approach to teamwork, technical skills and problem-solving
Application (Housing, meals, & $800 stipend provided)
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Graduate Credit Opportunity for TCC Faculty
Register for ODU’s CCL 895 Community College Teaching Institute (CCTI)
Participants will learn practical strategies for course design, teaching and communication with students firmly grounded in the learning sciences, applicable to teaching in a range of subject areas.
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Left: David Warren (center), TCC Norfolk Campus Instructor of Music recipient of the 2016 George B. Vaughan Leadership Award for Outstanding Adjunct Faculty



2016 TCC Faculty Award and Grant Recipients

  • David Warren – George B. Vaughan Leadership Award for Outstanding Adjunct Faculty

  • Linda Williams – NISOD Excellence Award and OER Degree Initiative Grant, Achieve the Dream

  • Robert Guess – CyberCorps Scholarship for Service Grant, NSF

  • Star Grieser – Educational Interpreter Professional Development Grant, VA DOE

  • Carole Whitener – Virginia Quality Rating and Improvement System Grant, VA Dept. of Social Services


Opportunities for 2017:

  • VCCS Chancellor’s Award for Teaching Excellence deadline 2/15

  • SCHEV Outstanding Faculty Award deadline 2/15

  • VCCS Susan S. Wood Professorship for Teaching Excellence deadline 2/15

  • VCCS OPD Paul Lee Grants – Fall semester application deadline April 1, Spring deadline 9/15

  • VCCS George B. Vaughan Leadership Award for Outstanding Adjunct Faculty Award deadline 9/1

  • VCCS Chancellor’s Faculty Fellowship and Commonwealth Professorship annual application deadlines 2/1

For TCC grant information contact the TCC Office of Grants and Sponsored Programs or 822-1946 and for VCCS awards  VCCS OPD

“The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.”
- William Arthur Ward