Professional Development

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  • The VCCA Virginia Master Teacher Application for Scholarship  Deadline has passed, will be available Spring '18

    The Virginia Master Teacher Seminar has been providing professional (and personal) development for college teachers for more than 25 years. Teachers from all types of higher learning institutions and from a variety of disciplines gather in South-Central Virginia for five days during June each year for an exchange of learning, teaching, and philosophy. For more information go to

    As has been the tradition for several years, the Virginia Community Colleges Association (VCCA) is once again sponsoring a scholarship for this year’s seminar! If you are interested in attending the seminar, please submit the following application below  and your narrative to the VCCA executive board as directed at the end of this application. In order to qualify for this scholarship you must be a member of the VCCA in good standing. If you need to become a member please update your membership before applying.

    Selections will be announced no later than May19th. Applicants will be notified of selections by email.

  • The VCCA Classified Staff Leadership Academy Application for Scholarship - This scholarship will be available Spring '18
Who are our aspiring and inspiring leaders among classified staff members? What can we do to challenge, motivate, and keep proven, high performing leaders? What can we do to cultivate the next generation of classified staff leaders? The VCCS Classifed Staff Leadership Academy is designed to prepare VCCS staff members for greater leadership responsibilities, this academy will enhance the readiness of staff professionals who are committed to advancing the VCCS mission through effective leadership and supervision.

The VCCA will support one staff member who is a current VCCA member.

Selections will be announced no later than May 1st.  Applicants will be notified of selections by email.