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 Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Developmental Education: A Redesign to Meet the Promise

Ten years ago, Virginia’s Community Colleges changed everything about Developmental Education. Did we get it right? A new report out has some surprising numbers.


Since implementing the Developmental Education redesign, fewer entering VCCS students are enrolling in developmental math and English classes.

More than half of FTIC students enrolled in developmental education courses in 2011. Fewer than 3% of FTIC students enrolled in development education courses in 2016.

On January 18, 2018, the State Board held its first meeting of the new year. One of the key topics of discussion was dual enrollment.


Thomas Nelson Honored ‘Hidden Figures’ Subject and NASA Langley

Thomas Nelson Community College celebrates the King holiday by honoring a no-longer “Hidden Figure."


CCAP: Building Tomorrow’s Leaders

“Free” community college is a hot political idea around the country. Read about what the reality of it means for one recent graduate of Virginia Western Community College.



VCCS Tech Council Winter Meeting


Jan. 24-25


System Office (Richmond)


Excellence in Education Awards Nominations


Jan. 26


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College Communicators Association Winter Conference


Feb. 2


University of Richmond


Tidewater Virginia Regional Center for Teaching Excellence Event: “The Impact of Socio-Economic Class on Student Success”


Feb. 9 (9am – 2pm)


TNCC – Hampton Campus (Wythe Hall Library Gallery)


Advisory Council of Presidents (ACOP)


Feb. 20-21


System Office (Richmond)




March 7-9


The Inn at Virginia Tech & Skelton Conference Center (Blacksburg, VA)


State Board Meeting


Mar. 22


Germanna Community College (Fredericksburg)


Chancellor’s Faculty Advisory Committee (CFAC)


Apr. 5-6


System Office (Richmond)


New Horizons Conference


Apr. 11-13


Hotel Roanoke (Roanoke)


Advisory Council of Presidents (ACOP)


Apr. 17-18


System Office (Richmond)


State Board Meeting


May 17


System Office (Richmond)


ASAC Meeting


May 31 - June 1


System Office (Richmond)


VCCS Tech Council Spring 2018 Meeting


June 6-7


System Office (Richmond)


Advisory Council of Presidents (ACOP)


Jun. 19-20


System Office (Richmond)


State Board Meeting


Jul. 19


System Office (Richmond)

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