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For MCC Employees:
Want to make a difference at MCC? Submit your ideas!

Innovation Summit 2018


Submit your idea today!

MCC Employee login is required to
complete idea submission form.

MCC aims to leverage staff ideas to develop a system that employs innovation as an instrument for organizational change.  

Today,  the Innovation Council meets bi-monthly to lead the development of the innovation process, and to support the advancement of staff-led innovation and ideas by hosting campus innovation conversations and events to help fuel a culture of innovation across the District.  

What can you do now?

Do you have a idea? Submit your innovative MCC idea to be reviewed by the Innovation Council. Please keep in mind that this is a new process, so the review time will depend on the volume and complexity of ideas submitted.  Employee login is required to complete idea submission form.

Are you interested in helping the Innovation Council as an Innovation Champion or have Questions? Contact the Council.

Innovation Awards at the MCCA Convention

55th Annual Convention & Tradeshow
Missouri Community College Association
November 6-8, 2019, Kansas City

The MCCA Annual Recognition and Excellence Awards program is dedicated to recognizing individuals and institutions that have set the standard of excellence during the year. Receiving a MCCA award is a great way to gain recognition, not only within the higher education industry, but at your institution and across the state. By recognizing outstanding service in ourselves and others, we bring prestige to our profession and our institutional roles.

Innovation Award Categories:

Mel Aytes Faculty Innovation Award

The Mel Aytes Faculty Innovation Award is presented annually in recognition of an innovative project by a faculty member or group of faculty members at a community college. Examples of innovative projects include classroom activities and professional development programs. Criteria for selection include:

  • The project is truly innovative
  • The project/innovation improves the quality of a particular course or instructional program, resulting in better outcomes than did teaching the same or similar material with an old method
  • The project/innovation can be replicated in other disciplines and/or at other institutions

The individuals recognized in connection with this award will be invited to make a presentation at MCCA’s annual conference during a workshop or breakout session.

Technology Innovation Award

The technology innovation award is presented annually to recognize and encourage creative and effective use of technology at Missouri’s community colleges.

Last Modified: 9/3/19