NISOD’s annual conference is the “must-attend” event for community and technical college educators!
NISOD's International Conference on Teaching and Leadership Excellence is the definitive gathering of community and technical college educators passionate about teaching and learning. For almost 40 years, NISOD’s annual conference has provided faculty, administrators, and staff with the resources, ideas, and solutions that drive excellence in all areas of community and technical college campuses. Come and be inspired by thought-provoking sessions and pre-conference seminars designed specifically for community and technical college educators committed to improving student achievement. With more than 300 sessions in a variety of focus areas and formats presented by your colleagues from across the nation and internationally, you'll walk away with dozens of ideas you can implement immediately!
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What Others Are Saying
The conference was excellent. I learned so many innovative things!
—Caroline Hutch, Confederation College
I had a great time with wonderful people and great sessions.
—Chery Cardoza, Truckee Meadows Community College
The conference was excellent, with so many great sessions to attend.
—Mark Haskins, Pierce College
Join us in Austin, Texas, May 27-30, 2017!
- NISOD is providing conference participants with two options for a wonderful Saturday evening in San Antonio, Texas!
- The Sunday Evening Excellence Awards Dinner and Celebration during which NISOD honors and celebrates Excellence Award recipients, as well as those individuals closest to them who contributed to their success.
- General sessions featuring inspiring and motivating national speakers.
- Intensive, hands-on preconference workshops facilitated by teaching and learning experts.
- Special sessions facilitated by experts on the important issues facing today's community and technical colleges.
- Exemplary practices and programs explored during breakout sessions and roundtable discussions.
- An exciting Exhibit Hall featuring NISOD exhibitors and sponsors demonstrating products and services.
- Coffee breaks, refreshment breaks, receptions, and prize drawings that make the Exhibit Hall an exciting, information-rich, and fun-filled place to be.
- Cyber Café, the perfect place for conference participants to take a break, network with colleagues, and check their email.
- NISOD’s College Showcase highlighting best practices in colleges across North America and beyond.
- The Administrator Series featuring upper-level administrators sharing real-world solutions to today’s demanding campus challenges.
- Faculty members at NISOD member colleges who would like to attend our 2016 conference, but do not have the financial means to do so, can apply for a NISOD Conference Scholarship.
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