MCC Curriculum and Instruction

Curriculum & Instruction

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The Curriculum and Instruction Team serves as an ongoing resource for faculty who are engaged in the processes of teaching, curriculum design and development, and assessing student learning. We are here to assist and empower faculty in all phases of teaching and to support learning throughout the college.

Mission Statement

 Partner with faculty to support teaching and learning at MCC through:

  • Faculty Development  
  • Curriculum Design and Development 
  • Outcomes Assessment
  • Integrated Instructional Support

In the Spotlight

INtegrated Instructional Support - IBEST

Prior Learning Assessment Center 

We are excited to announce the opening of the Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) Center at MCC!  The goal of the PLA Center is to capture a students’ prior learning and work experiences and connect those to college credit as they begin their educational journey at Metropolitan Community College. The PLA Center will provide assistance and support to students and will work in cooperation with faculty and other areas of the college to facilitate the process. The Prior Learning Assessment Center is located at the Fort Omaha Campus in building 23.

For more information on the Prior Learning Assesment Center please visit the PLA website or email

NISOD Conference

All college faculty and staff can access the session recordings from the recent NISOD conference. Access instructions and links to the session here. For additional information, please contact Naomi Mardock Uman.

 Register for Faculty Development opportunities    Faculty Development

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The Curriculum & Instruction Resources site contains many resources to assist with course development, program development & review (including IPRs), CARS & PARS, remote and blended instruction, Integrated Instructional Support (I-BEST) and more.

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Curriculum & Instruction

Fort Omaha Campus, Building 12N

C & I Team

Cathy Brunkhorst, Director of Curriculum & Instruction, Programs & General Education Instruction / 531-622-2423

Cindy Catherwood, Interim Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs / 531-622-2645

Naomi Mardock Uman, Director of Faculty Development / 531-622-4736

Melissa Zimmer, Director of Curriculum & Instruction - Programs & Integrated Instruction / 531-622-2434

Lynn Bradman, CLEAR Coordinator & Assessment / 531-622-2217

Kelsea Wolfe, Integrated Instructional Support Coordinator / 531-622-8359

Jane Mulder, Coordinator of Academic Affairs Curriculum Processes / 531-622-4586