Dr. Lara Hernandez Corkrey: 2017 POY Finalist

Dr. Lara Hernandez Corkrey
Assistant Professor and Coordinator, Developmental Communications



Ballot Information:

  • Earned Title III grant for mobile learning lab and piloted another Title III grant for in-class digital recording technology. 
  • Built a grammar and punctuation web app for developmental communication students, accessible through Blackboard and compatible with our grading rubric and curriculum. 
  • Developed and currently teaching a special cohort class in conjunction with the Center for Disability Services and developmental reading and math faculty, designed to increase success rates for CDS-enrolled students. 
  • Currently serving on the following committees: AQIP System Portfolio – Category 1, Completion Commitment, Strategic Priority Indicators, Student Technology Competency, and the Argo High School developmental communications and reading initiative. 
  • Previously served on the Strategic Planning initiative, AQIP Developmental Education Delivery Modes committee, General Education Outcomes committee, and Developmental Education Attendance initiative. 
  • Participated in the pilot program of the General Education Outcomes Assessment Tool. 
  • Member of both search committees and non-tenured faculty evaluation teams. 
  • Presenter for Learning College Day, Staff Development Day, and College In-Service Day. 
  • Featured in MVCC video on teaching innovations. 
  • Served as an ESL instructor for a non-profit organization. 
  • Current director of the Foundation Board of my local library, working on programs to bring free technology access to an under-served immigrant population. 
  • Nominated two years in a row for the Innovation of the Year award. 
  • Recent recipient of the Reprographics award.