This annual conference is sponsored by the League for Innovation in the Community College.
American Association of Community Colleges Convention
Headquartered in the National Center for Higher Education in Washington, D.C., AACC is the primary advocacy organization for community colleges at the national level and works closely with directors of state offices to inform and affect state policy.
Council for the Study of Community Colleges Conference
The Council for the Study of Community Colleges is affiliated with the Association in order to assist the Council members in keeping abreast of developments in community college education, and in order to provide a formal and continuing vehicle for Council members' contributions to Association activities.
NISOD International Conference on Teaching and Leadership Excellence
Since 1978, the National Institute for Staff & Organizational Development (NISOD) has been dedicated to the professional development of faculty, administrators, and staff; and to the continued improvement of teaching and learning, with the ultimate goal of student success. The annual conference each May takes place in Austin.
Here are some of the resources available to ACC as a NISOD member college:
- Hook'em Up! : This monthly web-publication keeps NISOD members up-to-date on new programs and projects of member colleges and partners, new NISOD publications, NISOD conference details, and an educational blog.
- Innovation Abstracts: NISOD's flagship teaching and learning publication, "Innovation Abstracts," is written by practitioners, for practitioners, in community colleges around the world.
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The National Symposium on Student Retention
Since 1994, the Consortium for Student Retention Data Exchange has coordinated the data-sharing activities of a diverse group of 4-year degree-granting institutions. They are currently expanding their membership to include community colleges, as well as individual members. The CSRDE is a consortium of colleges and universities dedicated to cooperative sharing of student retention data.