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 Tuesday, February 6, 2018

FastForward graduates see big gains in their take-home pay. Read about the new numbers that “surpassed expectations.”

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A new pilot program has families on public assistance making an RSVP for Virginia’s middle class.

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Wage data shows that FastForward graduates are finding careers that significantly increase their take-home pay. Some of the leading high-demand careers include: 
Welders – 50% wage increase
Manufacturers – 31% wage increase
Commercial Truck Drivers – 33% wage increase
Healthcare Administrators – 23% wage increase

Stackable credentials are helping Dabney S. Lancaster students FastForward their lives into high-demand careers.

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She spent decades away from school. Now, she works at one. Read about a Wytheville program that’s helping adult learners move forward.

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

 

Feb. 9 (9am – 2pm)

 

TNCC – Hampton Campus

 

Central Virginia Regional Center for Teaching Excellence: Cell Phone Addiction - The Role of Cell Phones in the Classroom from a Biopsychosocial Perspective

 

Feb. 9 (12-1:30 pm)

 

VWCC (Fralin Center - HP 208/ 210)

 

Southwest Virginia Regional Center for Teaching Excellence: What is the Learner Doing? A Conceptual Model for Using Mobile Technology

 

Feb. 14 (10-11:30 am)

 

VHCC – Abingdon (ISC 130)

 

Application Deadline: Chancellor’s Award for Teaching Excellence (CATE)

 

Feb. 15

 

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Application Deadline: George B. Vaughn Leadership Award for Adjunct Faculty

 

Feb. 15

 

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Application Deadline: Susan S. Wood Professorship for Teaching Excellence

 

Feb. 15

 

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New Horizons Early Bird Registration Deadline

 

Feb. 16

 

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Advisory Council of Presidents (ACOP)

 

Feb. 20-21

 

System Office (Richmond)

 

Mid-Central Regional Center for Teaching Excellence: Enhancing Enrollment through Effective Recruitment and Retention Practices

 

Feb. 23 (10am-3pm)

 

JTCC - Midlothian Campus (Hamel Hall-H109)

 

Germanna Community College’s Diversity & Inclusion Symposium: “Our Community of Students: Who’s in the Classroom?”

 

Mar. 2 (8:30am -3pm)

 

GCC – Fredericksburg Campus (Workforce and Technology Center)

 

The Tidewater Regional Center for Teaching Excellence and the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia: Assignment Design Workshop

 

Mar. 2 (9am-3:30pm)

 

TCC – Virginia Beach Campus (Student Center, Room K320)

 

CODD/ASAC Meeting

 

March 7-9

 

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

 

Tidewater Virginia Regional Center for Teaching Excellence: Teaching and Learning in a Diverse World – PDCCC 3rd Annual Student Success Symposium

 

Mar. 16 (9:30am-2:30pm)

 

PDCCC’s Regional Workforce Development Center (Franklin)

 

State Board Meeting

 

Mar. 21-22

 

Germanna Community College (Fredericksburg)

 

New Horizons Registration Final Deadline

 

Mar. 23

 

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Why Tech? Forum 2018

 

Mar. 23

 

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Central Virginia Regional Center for Teaching Excellence: Empathetic Teaching and Student Success

 

Mar. 30 (10:30am-3:15pm)

 

CVCC – Lynchburg (Merritt Hall -Multipurpose Room 5124-5125)

 

Application Deadline: Paul Lee Grant for Fall 2018

 

Apr. 1

 

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Strengthening Virginia Transfer Outcomes Meeting

 

Apr. 2-3

 

Virginia Crossings (Glen Allen)

 

Chancellor’s Faculty Advisory Committee (CFAC)

 

Apr. 5-6

 

System Office (Richmond)

 

New Horizons Conference

 

Apr. 11-13

 

Hotel Roanoke (Roanoke)

 

Chancellor’s Award for Leadership in Philanthropy Luncheon

 

Apr. 17

 

Country Club of Virginia (Richmond)

 

Advisory Council of Presidents (ACOP)

 

Apr. 17-18

 

System Office (Richmond)

 

State Board Meeting

 

May 17

 

System Office (Richmond)

 

Call for Submissions Deadline: Inquiry

 

May 29

 

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ASAC Meeting

 

May 31 - Jun. 1

 

System Office (Richmond)

 

Spring Administrative Services Conference

 

Jun. 5-6

 

DoubleTree by Hilton (Williamsburg)

 

VCCS Tech Council Spring 2018 Meeting

 

Jun. 6-7

 

System Office (Richmond)

 

Advisory Council of Presidents (ACOP)

 

Jun. 19-20

 

System Office (Richmond)

 

State Board Meeting

 

Jul. 19

 

System Office (Richmond)

 

Advisory Council of Presidents (ACOP)

 

Aug. 22 (10 am)

 

Via Teleconference

 

Advisory Council of Presidents (ACOP)

 

Oct. 9 – 10

 

Founder’s Inn (Virginia Beach)

 

Chancellor’s Retreat

 

Oct. 10-11

 

Founder’s Inn (Virginia Beach)

 

STEM Peer Group

 

Oct. 26-27

 

Virginia Crossings (Glen Allen)

 

English & Humanities Peer Group

 

Nov. 15-16

 

Virginia Crossings (Glen Allen)

 

Student Leadership Conference

 

Nov. 16-18

 

Founder’s Inn (Virginia Beach)

 

Hire Education Conference

 

Dec. 5-7

 

Omni Homestead (Hot Springs)

 

Advisory Council of Presidents (ACOP)

 

Dec. 6

 

Omni Homestead (Hot Springs)

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