IE Council and Leadership Team

The Inclusive Excellence Council

The IE Council meets the third Friday of each month from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. The first hour (11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.) is open to all CCA employees, students, and community members for professional development. The topic can cover a range of concepts and issues related to Inclusive Excellence in and out of the classroom.  The second hour (12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.) is dedicated to soley to IE Council business and committee work.

Upcoming IE Council Meetings and Professional Developments (11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.)

Date Location
August 16th, 2019 CentreTech Campus, Student Centre, Rotunda
September 20th Off-Campus Retreat
October 18th Lowry Campus, West Quad, Bergren Room
November 15th  Lowry Campus, West Quad, Bergren Room
January 17th, 2020 CentreTech Campus, Student Centre, Rotunda
February 21st  Lowry Campus, West Quad, Bergren Room

IE Council Committees

Our committees provide intentional efforts to foster and implement IE with addressing specific needs for the College.The function of all committees are flexible and allow for movement and change if needed.  Members of committees can complete certain tasks and disband after that task is complete. All council members are expected to participate on one of the following committees:


  • Work with College Communications for social media efforts
  • Create content for and regularly update website
  • Create and distribute print materials
  • Create a “look” for the Council (i.e mark and consistency)


  • Create, plan, and implement campus-wide events and programs for students, faculty, and staff
  • Support received from the Office of Student Life


  • Continue the work of the climate survey
  • Organize process for focus groups
  • Conduct needs assessment to inform the Council on strategic planning efforts on an as needs basis

Human Resources

  • Research and recommend IE recruitment best practices
  • IE audit of current policies and procedures
  • Research and recommend best practices aimed at retaining employees of Color

August 2019 Update: Please explore the following PowerPoint that highlights the accomplishments and areas of growth for IE at CCA.

Leadership Team

Comprised of two faculty, five full-time staff, and one student, this team represents different backgrounds, educational and work experiences, diversity, and longevity at the institution. As a team, their goal is to intentionally and strategically focus on education, training, and development for the campus.

Quill Phillips, Chair of Inclusive Excellence Council and College Equity Office

Dr. Jennifer Dale, Department Chair – Behavioral Sciences

H. Ray Keith, Director of Instructional Intervention and Support

Felicia Sena, Admissions Specialist, CentreTech Campus

Robley Welliver, Faculty – English

Mike Roderique, Inclusive Excellence Training Coordinator

To learn more, contact Mike Roderique at or 303-360-4743 or Quill Phillips at or 303-360-4822.

Interested in joining the Inclusive Excellence Council?

If you are a CCA faculty or staff member interested in joining the IE Council, please complete the Intent to Participate Form.

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