Resources for Community College Faculty

Workshops/Conferences          Publications



Workshops allow a group of individuals to engage in intense discussion and activity on a particular subject. Conferences are formal meetings where participants exchange their views on various topics.

Learning Summit—Houston
October 12-13, 2018
West Houston Institute
Houston, Texas
In a workshop facilitated by recognized experts in innovation, Learning Summit—Houston will take participants on a deep dive into the process of innovative thinking. 


Pitt Community College
Winterville, NC 
This workshop provides participants with the tools needed to teach critical-thinking skills while covering required course content.


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July 14-19, 2019
College of William and Mary
Williamsburg, Virgina
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NISOD: Virtual Conference

November 17, 2018
Register by September 19 for Early Bird rates.
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Association of College & University Biology Educators

October 19-20, 2018
Marquette University
Milwaukee, WI
ACUBE focuses on professional development for college and university biology teachers.
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2018 NABT Professional Development Conference

November 8-11, 2018
Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina
San Diego, CA
Join other leaders in biology and life science education for four days of renowned speakers, hands-on workshops, informative sessions and special events that you can't get anywhere else!
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2019 Innovations Conference

February 24-27, 2019
New York Marriott Marquis
New York, NY
The Innovations Conference is the foremost convening for community college professionals, fostering innovation in teaching and learning and enhancing the higher education experience.
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2019 International Conference on Teaching and Leadership Excellence

May 25-28, 2019
Austin, TX
NISOD’s International Conference on Teaching and Leadership Excellence is the definitive gathering of community and technical college educators passionate about teaching and learning.
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41st ABLE Annual Meeting

June 18-21, 2019
The University of Ottawa
75 Laurier Ave. E, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Improving the undergraduate biology laboratory experience by promoting the development and dissemination of interesting, innovative, and reliable laboratory exercises.
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Books, magazines, journals, reports, blogs, videos, etc. that relate to undergraduate teaching of biology.  View more national reports here.

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A report National Academies Report examining barriers preventing students from earning STEM degrees and identifying opportunities to promote the completion of these degrees.
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A National Academies Report highlighting the importance of community colleges in emerging areas of STEM education and preparation of the STEM workforce.
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