IDEA Center

Innovative Design in Educational Advancement (IDEA) Center

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:

  • 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.


Room D-113

Opening Hours:

Tuesday     9-3
Wednesday 9-3
Thursday    9-2

or by appointment

Contact Information

Amanda Caffary – Educational Assistant

(860) 215.9295