NOVA’s New Representative on VCCS Committee

Dr. Marleen McCabe is NOVA’s new representative to the Virginia Community College System (VCCS) Professional Development Committee. Please contact McCabe with questions and suggestions about statewide initiatives, professional development grants, peer group meetings, leadership academies and seminars.

The next VCCS professional development meeting is September 18.

Also mark your calendars:

  • Faculty and Administrators Leadership Academy, September 22 to 25 (by invitation only)
  • Applications for Paul Lee Professional Development Grants and Workshop Mini-Grants for spring semester are due November 1
  • New Faculty Seminar, November 13 to 14 (registration is required)
  • Fall VCCS Peer Group Meetings include world languages, information systems technologies, accounting, business, economics, English, ESL, science nursing and allied health, physical education, global studies and sociology.

Many thanks to Dr. Karen Walters for her able representation on this committee from 2011 to 2014.

Nan Peck continues to head the Northern Regional Center for Teaching Excellence. Faculty development offerings can be found at

To learn more, see the VCCS professional development website, which has undergone a transformation, at

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