Member Spotlight – Northshore Technical Community College

“Strategic investments in faculty leadership drive innovation and student success. The future of work requires progressive and responsive teams of higher education professionals dedicated to fulfilling a shared vision. NISOD provides exceptional opportunities for our college to support and recognize faculty excellence and achieve our college mission.”

Dr. William S. Wainwright, Chancellor, Northshore Technical Community College

Northshore Chancellor

Dr. William S. Wainwright, Chancellor

Northshore Technical Community College || Established 1930 | Dr. Jim Carlson, NISOD Liaison

Member Spotlight Question and Answer 

When did Northshore Technical Community College become a NISOD Member?
Northshore Technical Community College joined NISOD in 2015.

Why is Northshore Technical Community College a NISOD Member?
Northshore Technical Community College maintains membership in NISOD as a way to offer our faculty and staff valuable professional development opportunities as well as a platform for the college to formally recognize teaching excellence through NISOD’s Excellence Awards.

Which NISOD benefits does Northshore Technical Community College use the most and how?
NTCC faculty and staff attend the International Conference on Teaching and Leadership Excellence and enjoy NISOD’s monthly webinars.

Interesting News Happening at the NTCC:

NTCC Gets $1.9 Million Grant to Expand Mechatronics Apprenticeship
Northshore Technical Community College in Lacombe has been awarded a $1.93 million federal grant to grow and replicate apprenticeship models for workforce needs. The college will lead an initiative across 10 parishes to train new workers as apprentices in high-demand fields.

Northshore Technical Community College Named the 7th Fastest Growing Community College in the Nation
Seven Louisiana community and technical colleges are ranked among the top 100 fastest growing two-year institutions in the nation according to The Chronicle of Higher Education. Northshore Technical and Community College was the seventh fastest-growing community college in the nation at 145 percent.

Northshore Technical Community College Named One of the Top Places to Work in New Orleans for the Second Year in a Row
The Times-Picayune and The New Orleans Advocate recognized 55 companies and organizations in New Orleans as the top workplaces for 2019. These companies have been recognized based solely on surveys about the workplace completed by their employees. Northshore Technical Community College was ranked 16th.

Every month, NISOD turns the spotlight on the effective ways member colleges use NISOD benefits. These member colleges exemplify NISOD’s mission of improving teaching, learning, and leadership, with the ultimate goal being to increase student success.