Annual Conference Save the Date

Case-for-Funding Template

NISOD’s annual conference is the “must-attend” event for community and technical college educators! But budgets for professional development can be tight. It might be difficult to get the funding you need to attend events that will equip you with new skills and strategies that will help you do your job better.

Let us help you make a case for funding.

Simply download the letter below as a Word document and customize it for your institution. Then forward it to your supervisor. It can’t be easier than that!

Dear [supervisor’s name]:

To ensure that [institution’s name] continues to be on the cutting-edge of the best teaching, learning, and leadership practices, I would like to attend NISOD’s International Conference on Teaching and Leadership Excellence, a three-day professional development conference in Austin, Texas, May 27-30, 2023.

This conference is a high-quality education event specifically designed to provide ideas, information, and inspiration to community and technical college faculty and administrators who are looking for best practices for improving student success.

My participation in this conference will equip me with new skills and strategies.  I will return reinvigorated and ready to share my new knowledge with colleagues.

Please support my attendance at NISOD’s International Conference on Teaching and Leadership Excellence. Visit to learn more about this professional development opportunity.


[Your name]

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