The VCCS Office of Professional Development, in collaboration with the VCCS Office of Institutional Advancement, is pleased to offer the only system-wide award specifically for adjunct faculty members.
George B. Vaughan Leadership Award for Outstanding Adjunct Faculty serves as a legacy of Dr. Vaughan's achievements and as an inspiration for VCCS faculty. The award recognizes one outstanding VCCS adjunct faculty member from each of the Virginia Community College's five regions served by a Regional Center for Teaching Excellence, for a total of up to five awards to be bestowed each year.
Detailed information on the Leadership Award can be found here:
George B. Vaughan Leadership Award for Outstanding Adjunct Faculty
The application is due by 5:00 pm. EST on February 1, 2018. If the due date falls on a weekend, the following Monday will serve as the due date.
Applicant Information Name *
Job Title * VCCS College/Agency * Select One Blue Ridge Central Virginia Dabney S. Lancaster Danville Eastern Shore Germanna - Fredericksburg Germanna - Locust Grove John Tyler - Chester John Tyler - Midlothian Lord Fairfax - Faquier Lord Fairfax - Middletown Mountain Empire New RIver Northern Virginia - Alexandria Northern Virginia - Annandale Northern Virginia - Loudoun Northern Virginia - Springfield Northern Virginia - Woodbridge Patrick Henry Paul D. Camp - Franklin Paul D. Camp - Suffolk Piedmont Virginia Rappahannock - Glenns Rappahannock - Warsaw Reynolds - Goochland Reynolds - Henrico Reynolds - Richmond Southside Virginia - Alberta Southside Virginia - Keysville Southwest Virginia Thomas Nelson - Hampton Thomas Nelson - Williamsburg Tidewater - Chesapeake Tidewater - Norfolk Tidewater - Portsmouth Tidewater - Virginia Beach Virginia Highlands Virginia Western Wytheville VCCS System Office Work Address
* Email * Work Phone * Name & Title of Supervisor (Dean, Director, Department Chair, etc.) * Adjunct Years of Service *
Please enter your adjunct years of service to your current, nominating college (selected above).
Other VCCS Years of Service
Please add any additional full- or part-time faculty employment at a different VCCS college/agency, if applicable. Include the name of the college/agency.
Other Professional Teaching Experience
Please enter any other professional teaching experience outside the VCCS.
President's Letter of Recommendation *
Please upload a letter of recommendation from your college president, in PDF or Microsoft Word format.
Accepted file types: pdf, doc, docx. Current Resume or Curriculum Vitae *
Please upload a current resume or curriculum vitae, in PDF or Microsoft Word format.
Accepted file types: pdf, doc, docx.
Please complete each of the following areas describing your qualifications for this award.
Please note: all sections below must be fully entered into the form; references to your resume or C.V. are not considered completed. Demonstration of Leadership Excellence *
Please describe how your career in the VCCS has demonstrated excellence in leadership, in the classroom and beyond.
Evidence of Teaching Effectiveness *
Please describe how effective teaching is evident in your VCCS adjunct faculty career. Candidates should demonstrate consistently superior teaching and a commitment to providing students with instruction of the highest quality; adapt readily to student needs, interests, and problems; provide outstanding support for the growth and development of individual students; and demonstrate use of relevant, contemporary information from their discipline in their teaching.
Evidence should include:
Use of innovative teaching practices
Mastery of teaching techniques
Student evaluation outcomes or other student feedback
Relevant supervisory feedback
Any other information you feel demonstrates your teaching effectiveness
Additional Materials Demonstrating Teaching Effectiveness
Please upload any additional materials you feel demonstrate your teaching effectiveness, such as:
PDF, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and image (PNG or JPEG) formats are accepted. Up to 5 files may be uploaded.
Accepted file types: pdf, doc, docx, png, jpg, jpeg, ppt, pptx. Dedication to Service *
Please describe how your career in the VCCS has demonstrated your dedication to service, especially in the area of student success.
Additional Application Information
Please complete the fields below with the relevant information.
Awards & Honors
Please enter any awards or honors you have received in your professional career, either while at the VCCS or elsewhere.
Professional Memberships and/or Certifications
Please enter any professional memberships and/or certifications you currently hold.
Please click the button below to submit your application. If you have any questions or concerns about your online application, please contact The Office of Professional Development at