The Learning Commons is a shared space where students are able to access and utilize information technology, tutoring, and collaboration areas. Study rooms, meeting spaces, academic resources, & student support cultivate a sense of engagement with the KCKCC academic community.
Meet our Leaders
Cecelia Brewer, Dean of Academic Support and Assessment
Cecelia Brewer joined KCKCC as Dean of Academic Support and Assessment in fall 2018. This new division contains: the Center for Teaching Excellence, Honors and Phi Theta Kappa, Learning Commons, and Online Education Services. Prior to her arrival at KCKCC, she worked for over 20 years in higher education as an administrator and faculty member; consistently devoting her energy to the success of all students.
Amanda Williams, Director of the Learning Commons
Ms. Williams has dedicated her career to student success. With over 20 years’ experience in higher education, she provides leadership for Learning Services and the Library at KCKCC. Ms. Williams earned her Master’s in Counseling and Guidance from the University of Missouri-Kansas City and has a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Pittsburg State University. A lifelong learner, Ms. Williams is actively pursuing her doctorate in Human Capital Management from Bellevue University. Ms. Williams’ interests include student retention, strengths development, employee engagement, and creating learning spaces that foster creativity and innovation.
Jelena Ozegovic, Ph.D.-Faculty Director-Center for Teaching Excellence
Dr. Jelena Ozegovic is the founding Faculty Director of the KCKCC Center for Teaching Excellence. Additionally, Dr. Ozegovic is a scholar/practitioner of psychology. She earned her doctorate in Counseling Psychology from Loyola University Chicago and she is a licensed Psychologist in the State of Missouri. Dr. Ozegovic has over 20 years of experience as both an educator and clinician. She has served in both academic and administrative roles at Kansas City Kansas Community College and Robert Morris University-Illinois.