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National Summer Institute

The National Summer Institute on Learning Communities provides focused time for campus teams to develop action plans for launching, strengthening, or retooling learning community programs.
Hosted by The Evergreen State College and Washington Center.
We begin accepting applications in September of each year.
Applications accepted until the institute is full.
The 2016 institute is currently full, however, you may still submit applications to be placed on a wait list.
July 11-15, 2016
2016 Application

Teaching and Learning National Institute

July 31–August 3, 2016 — Olympia, WA Sponsored by Achieving the Dream, Inc. (AtD0, National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment (NILOA), National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE), Washington Center for Improving Undergraduate Education, and Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges (WSBCTC).
Applications accepted until the institute is full.
2016 Application

Other Events

21st Annual National Learning Communities Conference
Atlanta, GA at the Marriott Atlanta
Buckhead Hotel & Conference Center
Call for Proposals:
February 1 - April 15, 2016
Save the Date: November 10-12, 2016

Texas Learning Community Consortium (TXLCC)
April 1-2, 2016
Hosted at: Texas A&M University–Corpus Christi
For more information, contact:
Rita Sperry or Carlos Huerta Texas A&M University–Corpus Christi

2016 CILC Best Practices Symposium: Connecting Student Learning to Student Life
April 15, 2016
Hosted by: Harry S. Truman College
Chicago, IL
Call for Proposals: Proposal form

CLCC 9th Annual Institute for Innovative Design & Practice
April 22-23, 2016
2016 Theme–Student Equity
California Learning Communities Consortium (CLCC)
Kellogg West Conference Center & Hotel
Pomona, CA

29th Annual Curriculum Planning Retreat
April 28-29, 2016
Hosted by: Washington Learning Communities Consortium, Washington Center, and Curriculum for the Bioregion
Dumas Bay Centre
Federal Way, WA
Registration form

ACLC Fall Retreat: Engaging Student Voices: Building Community
October 19-21-2016
Host by:
The Atlantic Center for Learning Communities (ACLC)
Holy Family Spiritual Retreat Center - West Hartford, CT

National Resources

Learning Communities Research and Practice
This peer-reviewed e-journal includes articles, book reviews, and field notes on all aspects of learning community theory and practice.

National Learning Communities Conference
The National Learning Communities Conference (NLCC) is sponsored by a consortium of 6 institutions. They are: Delta College, Harper College, Metropolitan Community College Kansas City, Missouri, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, Kennesaw State University, & Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. Each of the institutions hosts the NLCC on a rotating basis.

Regional Networks
These networks and consortiums offer opportunities to connect with peers at nearby institutions as well as cost-effective professional development opportunities at regional retreats.

Integrative Learning Library
This library of resources about integrative learning as well as integrative assignments from faculty teams at two- and four-year institutions across the country provides a wealth of ideas.

LEARNCOM Listserve
Send questions about learning community practice or startup to this community of over 700 LC practitioners from across the country.

Learning Communities Directory
Find learning community programs and contact people at institutions throughout the United States.