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Peer Groups

The award-winning Peer Group program for Virginia’s Community Colleges encourages collaboration, creativity, problem-solving, planning, forecasting, learning, and networking in the VCCS.

A peer group is a natural association of 12 or more faculty by discipline, position or special interest. Each peer group will have the opportunity to meet every other year to discuss substantive issues related to curriculum revision, integration of technology, instructional innovations, and discipline updates. Peer group meetings are organized by a planning committee comprised of individuals in the discipline or peer group. Peer group/discipline (PGD) meetings provide an opportunity for faculty to learn from each other and enhance the success of their students and colleges.

Peer Calender Spring 2015

The following peer groups are scheduled to meet in the Spring of 2015. More information on each conference will posted when available.

Discipline Dates Chairs & Co-Chairs
Accounting/Business/Economics Feb. 19-20 Accounting: Nauri Ahmed, nahmed@nvcc.edu
Business: Kelly Gillerlain, kgillerlain@tcc.edu
Economics: Paul Weitzel, pweitzel@es.vccs.edu

Need assistance? Feel free to contact your college’s Professional Development Committee member or contact Nancy Harris, specialist for professional development.