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NISOD Resources

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Our NISOD membership gives us access to resources and conference discounts.

Columbus State is an institutional member of the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD), which is dedicated to the professional development of community college faculty, staff and administrators. The NISOD website has many articles, webinars and conference recordings of interest to community college personnel.

Sign-up for NISODirect, a new weekly newsletter that provides information about Innovation Abstracts, webinars, and other NISOD resources, as well as other interesting and useful content.

Below is information on how to access NISOD resources (download flyer). It is valid through June 2017.


NISOD Resources Include:

New and Archived Webinars

Led by community and technical college leaders and other experts in the field, NISOD webinars include action-oriented, measurable, and learning-focused objectives that will help faculty members improve their teaching techniques for online, hybrid, blended, and face-to-face courses.


Innovation Abstracts, NISOD's flagship teaching and learning publication, is written by and for community and technical college practitioners. Innovation Abstracts authors share their best ideas about programs, projects, and strategies that improve students' higher education experiences.

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NISOD Annual Conference

NISOD’s International Conference on Teaching and Leadership Excellence attracts educators from around the world and is the definitive gathering of community and technical college faculty, administrators, and staff seeking to engage in deep conversations about best and promising practices designed to improve student achievement. Member organizations receive a discount during all phases of registration (early bird, regular and on-site). The Conference takes place over Memorial Day weekend in Austin, TX.

NISOD Weekly Newsletter

NISOD’s Weekly Digest features links to recent news, reports, articles, and events, and is a convenient way to keep on top of the latest developments in the world of community and technical colleges. View and sign up for delivery.