The League for Innovation in the Community College is aggressively stepping into the void created by the uncertainty now surrounding the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD).
The 92nd convention of the American Association of Community Colleges unfolded at Marriott’s Orlando World Center and Resort, a hotel and convention center sprawling over 200 acres and featuring a nine-story atrium, more than 2,000 rooms and the largest pillar-free ballroom in the country.
On a dank and overcast Valentine’s Day, more than 800 community college leaders from around the country came to the nation’s Capitol looking for some love.
The occasion was the annual Community College National Legislative Summit, sponsored by the Association of Community College Trustees and the American Association of Community Colleges.
Community college leaders generally eschew and resist all manner of rankings, believing their institutions are simply too diverse, their missions too different, to lend themselves to a qualitative analysis.
Days after returning from the funeral in Florida, she was stalking the aisles at Target, explaining the nuances of mattress pads and pillow cases to her eldest son, who is off to college at Virginia Commonwealth University. Next on the agenda: teaching him how to do laundry.