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INSTRUCTIONAL LEADERSHIP ABSTRACTS, Volume 9, Issue 1, January 2014
NCIA recognized Kevin Li, Dean of Instruction at Wilbur Wright College in 2012, as the recipient of the Instructional Leadership Award for Region 4, as well as the National Award for Outstanding Instructional Leadership. In support of Dean Li’s application, nominators highlighted his focus on supporting faculty engagement and development. As shared below, Kevin “models integrity, perseverance and high standards.” In this abstract you will read how Kevin’s leadership has aided in the development of a successful Math on Demand (MOD) program and a culture of quality improvement via formative assessment.
Wilbur Wright College, one of the City Colleges of Chicago, is proud of Kevin Li, Dean of Instruction, for all of his accomplishments and inspiring leadership. Winner of the 2012 National Award for Outstanding Instructional Leadership, he is most noted for his work with faculty engagement, innovative programs, and accreditation. Quoting one of his nomination letters, “Kevin is dedicated, motivated, and displays an unsurpassed work ethic. He is incredibly intelligent yet able to communicate effectively to a diverse faculty, staff, and student body. Hands down, Kevin Li is the most effective Dean of Instruction I have served under in nineteen years. In fact, I find it difficult to imagine our college without him.” Kevin’s nominations were particularly unique and worth noting since they were all written and submitted by faculty members.