VCCS Colleges
Text Only student_banner_photo
VCCS_Logo colleges_button
Education for a better job, a better life, a better future.


The VCCS is proud to acknowledge teaching excellence in a variety of ways. To learn more about each award click on the red bold text below.

The Chancellor’s Award for Teaching Excellence (CATE) acknowledges one teaching faculty member annually who distinctly represents the teaching excellence found at VCCS college(s). The award provides the recipient with a VCCS stole suitable for wearing with academic regalia and $5,000.

The SCHEV Outstanding Faculty Awards (OFA) recognize excellence in teaching, research and service among the faculties of Virginia’s public and private colleges and universities. The VCCS is proud of the increasing numbers of community college faculty receive this award.

The New Horizons Excellence in Education (EIE) Awards acknowledge the enhancement of student success within the VCCS. Student success is enhanced by an array of strategies: pen and paper as well as mouse and keyboard, collaborative work, classroom assessments, and dynamic discussions prompted by thoughtful questions. All of these strategies, and others, can find a home and be celebrated in these awards. Within the EIE awards there are three categories: 1) Best Practices in Teaching Face-to-Face, Online and Student Success, 2) Improving Student Success – Institutional, and 3) Innovative Use of Technology in the Face-to-Face and Online Classroom.


Chancellor DuBois (pictured left) and Callan Bentley, 2012 CATE Award Recipient

Callan Bentley
2012 Chancellor's Award for Teaching Excellence

Charles Poland, 2012 OFA Recipient

Charles Poland
2012 SCHEV Outstanding Faculty Award

Chancellor DuBois (pictured left) and Sam Dillender, 2012 EIE Award Recipient 

Sam Dillender
2012 Excellence in Education Award
Best Practices in Teaching Face-to-Face, Online and Student Success




Contact Us | Sitemap | Privacy/FOIA | Acceptable Use Agreement | Staff Directory | Thursday, July 24, 2014
Virginia's Community Colleges  bullet-footer   101 N. 14th Street, 15th Floor  bullet-footer  Richmond, VA 23219