Member Benefits

Membership has its benefits. Below are a few of our resources designed to increase your awareness about current topics, connect you with great people, and provide you and your colleagues with exceptional content that can help you do your jobs better.

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Definitive gathering of community and technical college educators


Financial assistance for five deserving faculty members


Most coveted award for community and technical college educators


Supplement to NISOD’s offerings of professional development programs and resources


NISOD’s flagship teaching strategies publication

Webinar Series

Led by community and technical college leaders and other experts

Essay Contest

Five students win
$1,000 each

Art Contest

$1,000 and national exposure for the winning student


Recognizes colleges where all individuals and groups are respected and valued

  • NISOD is pleased to announce a new partnership with Diverse: Issues in Higher Education that provides our members with a 10% discount off any purchase made through the Diverse job board found on
  • Engage with NISOD on TwitterLinkedInFacebook, and to participate in peer-to-peer discussions, receive useful content, and stay abreast of what’s happening with NISOD and community and technical organizations around the world.
  • Archives on NISOD’s website include:
    • Publications
      Looking for articles on a specific topic? NISOD members can search 30+ year’s worth of archives of Innovation AbstractsCelebrations, and Partner Voice.
    • NISOD Conference Highlights
      Watch videos of past keynote presentations and selected special sessions from NISOD’s annual International Conference on Teaching and Leadership Excellence.
    • NISOD Excellence Awards Videos
      Looking for ways to liven up faculty orientation sessions, welcome-back-to-school events, special recognition ceremonies? Look no further. NISOD Excellence Awards videos are archived for use by member colleges.
    • NISOD Webinar Archives
      Not able to attend a live webinar event? No worries. NISOD’s webinars are archived for our members to view anytime from any Internet-ready computer, tablet, or smartphone.
    • Repository of NISODcasts
      NISODcasts are short conversations that provide a great way to explore expert opinions on diverse topics from the comfort of any Internet-ready computer, tablet, or smartphone.

As a NISOD member, your faculty, administrators, and staff are able to take advantage of every benefit listed above and more throughout the year.

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