Respected educators to help PCC redesign Developmental Ed program - Tucson Local Media: News

Respected educators to help PCC redesign Developmental Ed program

Print
Font Size:
Default font size
Larger font size

Posted: Monday, January 13, 2014 9:27 am

Two of the United States’ most-respected voices in higher education will be at Pima Community College this week to work intensively with PCC teams leading the College’s redesign of Developmental Education.

Dr. Kay McClenney, director of the Center for Community College Student Engagement, and Dr. Byron McClenney, program director for Achieving the Dream and co-chair of the 21st Century Initiative Developmental Education re-design team, will be at PCC Jan. 13-14 to conduct workshops and offer insights about the role community colleges can play so that today’s students can achieve their educational and professional goals.

As part of their visit, Dr. Kay McClenney will make a presentation to PCC regular and adjunct faculty and staff instructors. The presentation will be Jan. 14 from 1:30-3 p.m. in the Amethyst Room at Downtown Campus, 1255 N. Stone Ave. It will be live-streamed to specific locations at each campus:

  • Community Campus, 401 N. Bonita Ave.: Room A-109
  • Desert Vista Campus, 5901 S. Calle Santa Cruz: Room A-138
  • District Office, 4905 E. Broadway: Room C-105
  • East Campus, 8181 E. Irvington Road: Room L-101 (Community Room)
  • Maintenance and Security, 6680 S. Country Club Road: Room MS-105
  • Northwest Campus, 7600 N. Shannon Road: Room A-207 (Community Room)
  • West Campus, 2202 W. Anklam Road: Room J-G05

After the presentation, a video will be posted on the College’s website.

“PCC is committed to open access, and redesigning our Developmental Education program is one of my key goals,” Chancellor Lee D. Lambert said. “Obtaining guidance from nationally renowned voices such as Drs. Kay and Byron McClenney helps PCC meet its responsibility to provide opportunities to all members of the community.”

On June 14, 2013, Dr. Kay McClenney came to PCC to lead a public forum and Board of Governors workshop on college completion and developmental education. [Watch a video of the forum/workshop.]

The McClenneys' visit is part of a PCC strategic planning process that Chancellor Lambert outlined in a recent post on his blog.

© 2016 Tucson Local Media. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

More about

More about

More about

Welcome to the discussion.

Clutch - X-Ray Visions

More Featured Videos

Featured Videos

Spacer4px

Online poll

The Marana capital improvements improvements are expected to take years to complete as Marana finds the best plan of action to complete the projects and fund the improvements. Do you think this is a good idea?

The town of Marana is looking at ways to do capital improvements to the oldest neighborhoods in Marana. Over the next few months the town will survey older neighborhoods and see what amenities they need and form a plan to make sure neighborhoods have paved roads, sidewalks, adequate drainage, lighting and even pocket parks. “We want to make sure that every neighborhood has a base standard for infrastructure,” said Marana Town Manager Gilbert Davidson. The improvements are expected to take years to complete as Marana finds the best plan of action to complete the projects and fund the improvements. Do you think this is a good idea?

Total Votes: 13

Loading…

How do you feel about a potential memorial art project to honor our community’s bravest men and women?

During the Jan. 20 town council meeting, a vote was unanimously passed to look into the feasibility of a “Memorial Public Art Project,” at the request of Oro Valley resident Dick Eggerding to potentially be placed somewhere in the town to honor military veterans and first responders. Though no concrete plans were then ready to act on, there was a show of overwhelming support for such project from residents and staff alike during the council meeting. In an effort to poll to community at-large, The Explorer would like to know how you feel about a potential memorial art project to honor our community’s bravest men and women.

Total Votes: 25

Loading…

Follow us on Facebook