PRESS RELEASE: NISOD and ACUE Announce Host Campuses and Dates for Seminars

NISOD Press Release


For Immediate Release

NISOD and ACUE Announce Host Campuses and Dates for Seminars

Austin, Texas – April 11, 2019 – The National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) and Association of College and University Educators (ACUE) launched a collaboration last fall to advance faculty and student success through quality instruction at community and technical colleges nationwide. As part of this collaboration, the organizations issued a call for inaugural hosts of new high-quality and high-impact regional learning opportunities for faculty to earn digital badges as credit toward ACUE’s Certificate in Effective College Instruction.

Following a competitive application and interview process, ten colleges have been selected to host the first seminars:

  • Lenoir Community College (NC)
  • City Colleges of Chicago Malcolm X (IL)
  • Montgomery College (MD)
  • Miami Dade College (FL)
  • Wake Technical Community College (NC)
  • Prince George’s Community College (MD)
  • Hudson County Community College (NJ)
  • Wayne County Community College District (MI)
  • City Colleges of Chicago Harold Washington (IL)
  • Vance-Granville Community College (NC)

Details for scheduled Seminars can be found at

Information about co-hosting a NISOD/ACUE Seminar is available at For questions about the collaboration, contact Edward J. Leach at or (512) 232-1430.

NISOD provides budget-friendly, high-quality, and faculty-focused programs and resources for community and technical colleges that want to make the most of their professional development dollars. For over 40 years, NISOD has aligned a wide array of benefits with the needs of our members, which explains why the American Association of Community Colleges named NISOD, “The country’s leading provider of professional development for community college faculty, staff, and administrators.”

About ACUE
The Association of College and University Educators (ACUE) believes that all college students deserve an extraordinary education and that faculty members play a critical role in their success. In partnership with institutions of higher education nationwide, ACUE supports and credentials faculty members in the use of evidence-based teaching practices that drive student engagement, retention, and learning. Faculty members who complete ACUE courses earn certificates in effective college instruction endorsed by the American Council on Education. ACUE’s Community of Professional Practice connects college educators from across the country through member forums, podcasts, and updates on the latest developments in the scholarship of teaching and learning. To learn more, visit

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