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Organizational Learning & Development

The Organizational Learning & Development (OL&D) team promotes NOVA's commitment to continuous learning and excellence by providing and encouraging access to a range of professional development opportunities for faculty and staff. As the new HR structure continues to evolve, the OL&D team will visit the campuses to provide training on our new processes. The OL&D team can be contacted at hrlearn@nvcc.edu or by calling 703.323.3110.

The benefits of our programs and approach include:
  • increased retention
  • improved communication
  • more effective teamwork
  • improved morale and job satisfaction
  • higher productivity, quality, and efficiency
  • increased management effectiveness
  • strengthened career path options
  • improved development and strategic planning
Organizational Learning and Development Team

Name

Services Provided

Phone

Trace Main
tmain@nvcc.edu

Associate Director of Organizational Learning and Development

Managers - Professional Development Funding, Educational Assistance, Workshops, Training and NOVA Academy

703.323.3884

Chanee Singkarlvanich
csingkarlvanich@nvcc.edu

Organizational Leaning and Development Specialist

NOVA Academy, Educational Assistance, Workshops and Training 703.323.3097

NOVA Academy

NOVA Academy user accounts are not automatically generated for adjunct faculty and wage employees. If you have followed the “Forgot Login ID?” and “Forgot Password?” steps from the NOVA Academy login page and received a message stating that the system does not recognize your information, please follow the Non-State User Registration Guide. Please contact us at hrlearn@nvcc.edu if you have any questions or for assistance.

NOVA Academy

Tuition Assistance

Tuition assistance applies to a maximum of six credits per semester.

$1,900 per fiscal year for full-time or P-3 employees.

You must receive a passing grade of "C" or better.

Access to tuition assistance is limited based on the availability of funds.

Tuition assistance is limited to those costs not covered by another source (e.g., veteran’s educational payments, scholarships, and grant-in-aids).
 
Complete Education Assistance Request form and follow instructions listed on the form:
- Form 105-043A is for NOVA credit courses       
- Form 105-043B is for external courses.
 
Both forms can be found here. Submit via email to hrlearn@nvcc.edu for review and approval. This process may take up to four weeks for HR to process once the completed form (with appropriate signatures) is received.  Start the approval process as early as possible. HR must receive the complete request prior to the course start date. Late submissions to HR after the start date cannot be accepted.

Tuition Assistance – Eligibility

Employee Group Time in service requirement Up to 6 free NOVA credits per semester Up to $1,900 per Fiscal Year for external, accredited institutions Eligible for Continuing Education/Workforce Development Courses Deadline for final HR approval
Adjunct Faculty Must be teaching in current semester and taught in two semesters previously, unless job related/required per supervisor Yes No No, but may pursue department/division funding Prior to course registration and start date
Faculty
(9 and 12-month)
Must have taught for at least one semester thus far, or 15+ credit hours of teaching for NOVA Yes Yes, if 40 hour/week employee, otherwise, pro-rated amount (must be job, or degree related)* No, but may pursue department/division funding Prior to course registration and start date
Faculty
(Administrative and Professional)
Must be Employed 6+ Months, unless job related/required per supervisor Yes Yes, if 40 hour/week employee, otherwise, pro-rated amount (must be job, or degree related)* No, but may pursue department/division funding Prior to course registration and start date
P-14 Wage (20+ hours per week) Must be Employed 6+ Months, unless job related/required per supervisor Yes No No Prior to course registration and start date
P-3 Classified (20+ hours per week) Must be Employed 6+ Months, unless job related/required per supervisor Yes Yes, if 40 hour/week employee, otherwise, pro-rated amount (must be job, or degree related)* Yes, if job-related, or required by supervisor* Prior to course registration and start date
Work study, student hires, and F-1 visas No No No No No

*Must meet time in service requirement before becoming eligible

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