Virginia Community Colleges Association

Welcome to the Virginia Community Colleges Association! 

The association's members - faculty, staff, and administrators- provide a strong, unified voice in support of the  Virginia's Community Colleges System mission, programs, and services. Besides taking an active role in the identification and examination of changing needs, the VCCA is an agent for professional development, sponsoring small and large group events designed to increase one's knowledge, and to improve one's skills.

Spring 2023 Newsletter

 will be held at the 

Omni Richmond Hotel in downtown Richmond 

September 27th-29th, 2023

Make your hotel reservation here EXTENDED UNTIL FRIDAY  9/8

Please Note!!!Please make sure to use valet (reduced rate of $30\night) parking when you arrive at the Omni. We have been given a reduced rate with our contract and valet parking is the easiest and most cost effective parking option in Downtown Richmond. If you self-park, you will have to pay each time you enter and leave the garage, and it is a city garage with no direct way to enter the hotel except by carrying your luggage through the adjacent building businesses 

*Call for Proposals here

In order to afford our membership the best possible personal and professional development opportunities, we are asking administrators, faculty, staff, commission chairs, college contacts, and any other interested member to submit proposals for concurrent sessions for this year’s conference.  Please consider participating as a presenter yourself, or if you can, please pass this on to someone that you feel might be interested in participating.

*Excellence in Communications Competition


Any original publication or works created by professionals who work full-time or part-time for Virginia’s Community Colleges are eligible. Awards will be listed in individual names only if the individual is a current member in good standing of the Virginia Community Colleges Association (VCCA). Otherwise, awards will be listed in the college or college department name only. To become a member of the VCCA, register at prior to submission of entries. Entries must have been used or produced between June 1, 2022 - May 31, 2023.


Each entry will be evaluated against other entries in the same category by a panel consisting of both students and marketing/design professionals. Awards will be presented at the 2023 VCCA Conference Awards Banquet held September 28, 2023. Winners will be contacted prior to the conference registration deadline. If you are unable to attend the conference, please make arrangements for someone to pick up your award. Awards cannot be mailed. The list of winners will be posted on the VCCA web site by October 27, 2023.


  • Excellence in Education Award Nomination Form

The VCCA Excellence in Education award is presented to a VCCA member that has been in good standing. The award winner is nominated by their peers and selected by the VCCA Executive committee through a secure vote before the annual conference each year. The full-time or retired staff or teaching or professional administrative faculty that demonstrates excellence in several significant contributions to education, the community college, and to professional development in and out of the VCCA.


  •  Lifetime Award Nomination Form

The VCCA Lifetime award is presented to a VCCA member that has been in good standing for a minimum of 10 years. The award winner is nominated by their peers and ultimately selected by the current delegates through a secure vote before the annual conference each year. The full-time or retired employee must demonstrate excellence in significant contributions to the VCCS and/or the VCCA. 

  • VCCA Showcase Award Criteria

The VCCA Showcase faculty/staff award is presented to a VCCA member that is in good standing. The award winner is nominated and selected by their respective college in the VCCS. The outstanding faculty/staff member must demonstrate excellence in several significant contributions to education and their college.

Call For Candidates 

Would you like to be more involved at a decision making level of the VCCA? Consider running for a position on our executive committee. Check the link   to see the positions and descriptions that are open. 

Thanks to all who have inquired about membership and continue to support the VCCA. Our membership link is live and ready for you to join or rejoin and the link is ready for you to pay your dues. 

Online Payment link NOW OPEN!!

HERE----->>>>>>Pay your dues here

Our regions have been updated to Northern, Eastern, Central  and Western as voted and approved at the 2019 annual conference.

Are you a VCCS College that needs to pay it's institutional dues? Click here

Please  check back regularly for constant  VCCA updates.