NISOD is Excited to Share Member Updates!

We extend a warm welcome to our new and returning members and look forward to serving your professional development needs in the years to come.

New Members

Chattahoochee Technical College

Where: Marietta, Georgia

About: Chattahoochee Technical College is the largest technical college in Georgia with an enrollment that exceeded 14,000 students in the past academic year. The college provides a high-quality, easily-accessible education at a fraction of the cost of the other area colleges and universities, with eight campus locations serving the counties of Bartow, Cherokee, Cobb, Gilmer, Paulding, and Pickens.

Why they became a member: Training opportunities for faculty/staff


Chemeketa Community College

Where: Salem, Oregon

About: Chemeketa Community College is a public community college in Salem, Oregon, with a campus in McMinnville and education centers in Dallas, Brooks, and Woodburn. In addition to the campuses and centers, the college’s Center for Business and Industry in downtown Salem houses the Small Business Development Center and operates classes and programs benefiting area businesses. Chemeketa serves nearly 30,000 students each year in a district that covers 2,600 square miles in Marion, Polk, most of Yamhill, and part of Linn counties.

Why they became a member: A range of resources to support the work of the Center for Academic Innovation at Chemeketa


New River Community & Technical College

Where: Beaver, West Virginia

About: New River Community and Technical College serves nine counties in southeast and south central West Virginia: Fayette, Greenbrier, Mercer, Monroe, Nicholas, Pocahontas, Raleigh, Summers and Webster. The College has four campuses: Greenbrier Valley Campus, Mercer County Campus, Nicholas County Campus and Raleigh County Campus and offers classes at educational sites within the service region and online.

Why they became a member: Best practices


Renton Technical College

Where: Renton, Washington

About: Renton Technical College is a nationally recognized college committed to helping our diverse student population succeed. Our 66 percent completion rate is the highest in the state among community and technical colleges – and among the highest in the country. And 82 percent of our graduates are employed nine months after graduation. RTC offers a breadth of short- and long-term career training programs, apprenticeships, college transfer options, and applied bachelor’s degrees in information technology.

Why they became a member: Expand the variety of professional development available to faculty and staff


Richard Bland College of William & Mary

Where: South Prince George, Virginia

About: Richard Bland College is a public junior college associated with the College of William & Mary. It was named after Virginia statesman Richard Bland who lived in Prince George County where the campus is located. RBC prepares students for university transfer through academically rigorous programs grounded in the liberal arts tradition of William & Mary and to expand access to college credentials through strategic partnerships, specialized programming, and scalable innovation.

Why they became a member: To reduce the cost of on-site workshop and for access to additional materials


Returning Members

Bergen Community College

Where: Paramus, New Jersey

About: Since Bergen’s establishment in Paramus in 1963 and its subsequent opening in 1968, eight presidents have led the State of New Jersey’s largest community college, prioritizing the hallmarks of a community college education: quality, access and affordability for all who seek lifelong learning opportunities. The College ranks No. 1 in the state for associate degree graduates; alumni have attended the country’s most prestigious universities, including all eight Ivy League institutions. More than 740,000 students have taken classes at Bergen, with countless others visiting for community and cultural events.