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Regional Centers for Teaching Excellence


What are the VCCS Regional Centers for Teaching Excellence (RCTE) about?

  • Regional colloquia for the VCCS faculty
  • Instructional leadership
  • Inquiry, the VCCS/VCCA journal focused on teaching and learning
  • Mentoring programs to enhance teacher effectiveness
  • Clearinghouses for articles, monographs and resources related to community college teaching and learning


Mission Statement

RCTE provide a forum for dialogue, reflection and enhancement of teaching, and modeling an innovative learning community.


Purpose

RCTE provide a forum for dialogue and reflection on the art and practice of teaching by focusing on four themes:

  • Learning
  • Teaching
  • Self-Development
  • Innovation
     

Principles

RCTE embrace the following principles:

  • Providing a forum for cross-institutional professional interaction
  • Modeling co-learner environments
  • Discovering the art of teaching as a developmental process
  • Cultivating a community of reflective practitioners
  • Building collective ethical wisdom
  • Advancing instructional methods through experimentation and innovation
  • Fostering cross-discipline collegiality and collaboration
  • Recognizing and celebrating diversity


The Five Regional Centers 

Central Virginia Region
(BRCC, CVCC, DCC, DSLCC,PHCC, VWCC)
Dr. Juville Dario-Becker, Chair

Southwest Virginia Region
(MECC, NRCC, SWVCC, VHCC, WCC)
Dr. Melba Bolling, Chair

Mid-Central Virginia Region
(JSRCC, JTCC, PVCC, RCC, SSVCC)
Ms. Ruth Greene, Chair

Tidewater Virginia Region
(ESCC, PDCCC, TCC, TNCC)
Mr. Michael Uenking, Chair

Northern Virginia Region
(GCC, LFCC, NVCC)
Dr. Rosalyn M. King, Chair

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Centers Listing and Links

Central Virginia Region
Dr. Juville Dario-Becker, Chair

Mid-Central Virginia Region
Ms. Ruth Greene, Chair

Northern Virginia Region
Dr. Rosalyn M. King, Chair

Southwest Virginia Region
Dr. Melba Bolling, Chair

Tidewater Virginia Region
Mr. Michael Uenking, Chair

 

 

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