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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.
July 10-13, 2017

Teaching and Learning National Institute

July 30–August 2, 2017 — Olympia, WA Sponsored by Achieving the Dream, Inc. (ATD), 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.

Other Events

21st Annual National Learning Communities Conference
Atlanta, GA at the Marriott Atlanta
Buckhead Hotel & Conference Center
November 10-12, 2016

LC Leader Workshop
California Learning Communities Consortium (CLCC)
Save the Date! October 28, 2016
Mt. San Antonio College
Walnut, CA

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.