VCCA

Virginia Community Colleges Association

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We are back!!! Well, we were never gone but just planning and preparing for exciting things to come in 2021 & 2022!! Thanks to all who have inquired about membership and continued to support the VCCA. Our membership link is live and ready for you to join or rejoin and pay your dues.


Planned for 2021…To keep everyone safe during these COVID times, we have elected to cancel our annual fall 2021 conference. However, we have worked closely with our commissions to come up with a series of FREE online workshops in lieu of the conference. Stay tuned for more information as the events get closer. All sessions will be recorded and posted (as permitted) on our website shortly after the event concludes.

Thursday, May 20th, 2021— 10am, Sponsored by the Support Staff Commission, “Moving Forward with Purpose” Steve Gilliland, Recording here. You must log in with your My**** credentials(SIS, HR, CANVAS, they end in @email.vccs.edu) to gain access. More info about the event here

Tuesday, June 22nd, 2021--10am—Sponsored by the Student Services Commission, Dr. Van Wilson, Systems Office--Recording Here, G3 schools/programs here, Results of the Campus Climate survey here.

Wednesday, July 14th, 2021--10am—Sponsored by the Diversity and Inclusion Commission, Systems office--Carla Kimbrough, VCCS Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer Recording Here!!-- "Changing Hiring Practices in an Opportunity 2027 World"

August 27th 2021, 10am—Sponsored by the Faculty an Instructional Affairs Commission, “Academic Anxiety: How to Help your Students Cope,” Theresa Thomas, Assistant Math Professor at BRCC Video HERE!!

September 21st, 2021, 10 am— Sponsored by the PR & Marketing Commission, "Dealing with Difficult People" John Weinstein, NVCC Campus police officer--Recording Here!!! Powerppt Handout

October 2021-- Sponsored by the Diversity and Inclusion Commission-- Jane Elliot--TBD

Friday, November 5th, 2021, 10am--Recording here Healthy Holiday Cooking Workshop-Sponsored by Commonhealth—Michael King December 3rd, 2021, 10am—Save this google link to your calendar. Handling Holiday Stress—Sponsored by Commonhealth- Michael King -

Early spring 2022—look for more sessions sponsored by the Learning Resources

Watch for emails containing a registration link for each event. Once you register, you will be sent a zoom link that you can add to your calendar.

Plans for 2022—Our annual face-to-face conference will be held Fall 2022!! Wahoo!!

Thanks for your continued support of the VCCA!!

Although our award programs are very important to us, we have decided to hold off on giving those awards until we can meet face to face again in the fall of 2022.

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Pay your dues here

Our executive board and our commission leadership positions will remain the same until the annual conference in the fall of 2022.

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

Stay tuned for a Special Edition of our annual newsletter which contain more information about our upcoming events in 2021.

Please check back regularly for constant VCCA updates.

Welcome to the Virginia Community Colleges Association! The association's members - faculty, staff, and colleges - provide a strong, unified voice in support of the community college 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.