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NISOD’s International Conference on Teaching and Leadership Excellence is the definitive gathering of community and technical college educators passionate about teaching and learning. Over the 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.

Important Dates

Call for Presentations Open
October 1, 2021-February 11, 2022
Registration Opens
November 1, 2021


  • Engaging keynote speakers discussing critical issues facing community and technical college educators
  • NISOD Excellence Awards Dinner and Celebration
  • 200+innovative and engaging sessions
  • Intensive preconference seminars
  • An Exhibit Hall featuring educational products and services
  • Opportunities to share and learn from colleagues


  • Emerging Issues and Trends at Community and Technical Colleges
  • Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Justice
  • Online, Face-to-Face, and Hybrid Teaching and Learning   
  • Student Services, Support, and Success
  • Using Technology to Improve Student and Organizational Outcomes


  Registration Dates Member Rates Non-Member Rates
November 1-April 1 $699 $799
April 2-May 1 $799 $899
May 2-May 27 $899 $999


Times are listed in Central time. All events will take place at the JW Marriott.

11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Registration Open
1:00-4:00 p.m. Preconference Seminars
1:30-3:30 p.m. LBJ Presidential Library Excursion
4:30-10:00 p.m. San Antonio River Walk Excursion
7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Registration Open
7:30 – 8:15 a.m. First-Timers Mixer
8:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Exhibits Open
8:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Sessions
1:30 – 5:00 p.m. Exhibits Open
2:00 – 4:30 p.m. Sessions
5:00 – 7:30 p.m. Excellence Awards Dinner and Celebration
7:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Registration Open
8:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Exhibits Open
8:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Sessions
12:30-2:00 p.m. General Session Luncheon
2:15-4:30 p.m. Sessions
7:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Registration Open
8:00-11:30 a.m. Sessions
11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Closing General Session Luncheon
Fall Annual Virtual Conference

Be sure to check out our Fall Virtual Conference, which brings together full- and part-time faculty members, librarians, and student support services personnel to share best and promising practices that increase student success at community and technical colleges. This new convening provides a convenient opportunity for campus allies to thoroughly examine what it means to meet the needs of 21st-century students.