College Hosts Annual Best Practices Conference

More than 200 faculty, staff and administrators from all 19 New Jersey community colleges attended the New Jersey Council of County Colleges 2013 Best Practices Conference April 26, hosted by Atlantic Cape. Several college staff and faculty members presented at the conference, including:

  • Effie Russell, Leila Crawford and Regina VanEpps—Accelerated Learning Program
  • Caesar Niglio and Heather Peterson—Graduation Workflow: Using Degree Audit Stored Evaluation Results, Communication Management and Web Advisor to Support Student Success
  • Bill Keener and Stacey Clapp—Be Prepared, Be Connected: Lessons in Public Safety

Dr. Peter L. Mora also provided welcome remarks and served on the Presidential Roundtable: Building Bridges to Success, where he related experiences on Atlantic Cape’s membership in the Achieving the Dream network with Dr. Steve Rose, president of Passaic County Community College, and Dr. Thomas Isekenegbe, president of Cumberland County College.

Presidents Elect Dr. Mora Chairperson

Best Practices Conference 2013

Dr. Mora was elected chairperson of the NJCCC Presidents Group for the 2012-2013 academic year.

As a part of the seven-member Executive Committee, which includes four community college trustees and three community college presidents, Dr. Mora shaped statewide community college policies and projects, including the implementation of the Big Ideas Project, the collective effort of all 19 community colleges to improve student success.

The NJCCC is the state association representing New Jersey’s community colleges. As an independent, trustee-headed organization that joins the leadership of trustees and presidents, the council is the voice of the community college sector before the state legislature and other branches of government.