Innovative Design in Educational Advancement (IDEA) Center

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Mission Statement

Innovative Design in Educational Advancement (IDEA) is a space accessible to all Three Rivers Community College employees that maintains and supports well-qualified, committed faculty and staff who utilize both proven traditional and progressive student-centered learning approaches.

In order to accomplish this mission, IDEA:IDEA center room

  • Offers a variety of resources and programs to enhance teaching potential and student support services.
  • Inspires and enables faculty and staff in order to achieve desired learning outcomes. 
  • Builds on faculty and staff strengths and focuses on the tasks of instruction and learning.
  • Brings faculty and staff in contact with evidence based instructional practices and technology.
  • Fosters a collaborative learning community where educators work and learn from each other.

Vision Statement

IDEA will build a dynamic, measurable, and nationally recognized space with a reputation of innovation that exemplifies TRCC’s teaching and learning values in action.   IDEA Center room


Room D-113

Opening Hours:           Tuesday     10-4                        Wednesday 10-4                     Thursday    10-3                   

or by appointment

Contact Information

Jodi Calvert - Director of Learning Initiatives

(860) 215.9220

Amanda Caffary - Educational Assistant

(860) 215.9295

IDEA Links»

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