League Navigation Banner League Navigation Banner League Navigation Banner
League Navigation Banner League Navigation Banner Home League Navigation Banner Search League Navigation Banner Site Map League Navigation Banner iStream League Navigation Banner Events Calendar League Navigation Banner League Store League Navigation Banner
League Navigation Banner League Navigation Banner League Navigation Banner
League Navigation Banner
About the League
Membership
Conferences & Institutes
Services
League Publications
League Projects
League Competitions
Partners & Friends
League Connections

League Connections - January 2011

 

League Connections
January 2011, Volume 12, Number 1





Send to a Colleague Become a FAN of the League on Facebook  Facebook
Follow the League on Twitter  Facebook
IN THIS ISSUE
Innovations 2011
Innovator Spotlight Virtual Conference
Innovation of the Year Awards
Terry O'Banion Tech Awards
Significant Discussions
2011 Learning College Summit CFP
2011 STEMtech CFP
Member Spotlight
Member Benefit
iStream Publications & Special Pricing
League Services
Walmart Brighter Futures
GED Testing Receives $3M Grant
Free Cisco Webinar
iSTREAM UPDATES
Focus On
Sustainable Transportation Programs in the Community College

User Tips
"Encourage all administration, faculty, and staff to create an account and use the site for research and the investigation of best practices."
-Bossier Parish Community College

Share your iStream user tips with us!

PARTNER OFFERS
Cisco
Free webinars

LEAGUE PUBLICATIONS
Significant Discussions
A Guide to Secondary and Postsecondary Curriculum Alignment

Leadership Abstracts
New Staff Mentoring at Moraine Valley Community College

Learning Abstracts
Seamless Performance Alert and Intervention System
Join Our List
Join Our Mailing List
GET EARLY-BIRD DISCOUNT FOR INNOVATIONS 2011
Innovations 2011February 27 - March 2, 2011
Hilton San Diego Bayfront
Register now to participate in this premier global innovation marketplace. Education veterans and experts present ideas, programs, and initiatives that advance every aspect of the community college.
REGISTER TODAY FOR THE LEAGUE'S INNOVATOR SPOTLIGHT VIRTUAL CONFERENCE

New Online Conference To Be Held February 23, 2011
Award-winning innovations will be presented by some of the brightest minds in the community college world at this exciting one-day online event! Use coupon code A13NPS for a $25 discount off the regular rate. For more information and to register, visit Innovator Spotlight.
INNOVATION OF THE YEAR AWARDS

Deadline for Submissions: March 16, 2011
League Alliance members are invited and encouraged to participate in this special award, through which the League honors outstanding innovations that have been recognized by member institutions as Innovations of the Year

TERRY O'BANION STUDENT TECHNOLOGY AWARDS

Nominations Due February 4, 2011
This annual award honors two League member college students with special talents and interests in technology careers, and financial need. Nominate your students by February 4, 2011.
Find out if your college is an Alliance member to see if you qualify for these awards.

SIGNIFICANT DISCUSSIONS
Significant DiscussionS A Guide to Secondary and Postsecondary Curriculum Alignment
This new guide is a must-read for secondary and postsecondary faculty to align curriculum, thus easing the transition from high school to college and paving the way for student success and completion.
SUBMIT 2011 LEARNING COLLEGE SUMMIT PROPOSALS
Learning College SummitCall for Proposals Now Open
Bring your success story or gather inspiration from others at the 2011 Learning College Summit, June 12-15. Located at the historic Arizona Biltmore, the Summit focuses on organizational transformation initiatives that deliver results.
2011 STEMtech CALL FOR PROPOSALS

STEMtechSubmissions Deadline: April 15, 2011
The League for Innovation is proud to announce its second annual STEMtech conference, October 2-5, 2011, at the new JW Marriott in Indianapolis.

white 3D chevronMEMBER SPOTLIGHT:
SAN BERNARDINO VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE

STAR Program
At SBVC, the STAR Program motivates students toward the successful completion of their certificate and/or associate's degree. With $1.5M in grants from the U.S. Department of Education's Federal TRiO Student Support Services Grant Competition Program, students from underrepresented student groups have access to an array of student support services.

white 3D chevronMEMBER BENEFIT:
CONFERENCE REGISTRATION DISCOUNTS

League Conferences and Summits
Thousands of educators attend Innovations, Learning College Summit, STEMtech, and the Executive Leadership Institute. These annual events feature topical discussions ranging in structure from lecture-style presentations to learning-centered dialogues. Learn about all the League Alliance member benefits and how your school can join today
iSTREAM PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

iSTREAMiStream Sneak Peek: Publications
Alternative Funding for Community Colleges
Community college leaders share their successful funding experiences and strategies in this new publication. Get a sneak peek at the book in January. Alliance members save 20% on all League books; iStream subscribers download books for free.

____________________________________

First-time iSTREAM Subscriber Special Pricing

An iStream subscription gives your entire institution 24/7 access to the League's vast online repository of community college resources. Upgrade your Alliance membership to include iStream before January 30, 2011, to take advantage of special prorated pricing! Contact Cheri Jessup for more information.

LEAGUE SERVICES

Terry O'BanionHear Terry O'Banion Speak at Your Next Event!
In keeping with our commitment to provide outstanding speakers, the League has arranged to make nationally know speaker, presenter, and seminar leader Terry O'Banion available for your next event. Those who have heard O'Banion speak can attest that he is no ordinary speaker!

WALMART BRIGHTER FUTURES PROJECT
Walmart Brighter FuturesLighting the Way for Displaced Workers

The League's Walmart Brighter Futures project is designed to help community colleges meet the needs of dislocated workers who seek the education and training required for 21st century employment. Participating colleges are featured in the quarterly newsletter.

GED TESTING SERVICE RECEIVES $3M GRANT FROM METLIFE FOUNDATION
Pilot Program Focuses on Accelerated Learning for GED Test Preparation

The American Council on Education's GED Testing Service is piloting a program with New York City's District 79 to focus on Accelerated Learning, which offers GED candidates the best possibility of achieving measurable gains in math and reading performance no matter what proficiency levels they begin with. Learn more about the GED 21st Century Initiative.

CISCO SUSTAINABILITY PLANNING FOR SHORT- AND LONG-TERM OBJECTIVES

Friday, January 21, 12:30 EDT
Register today for Cisco's free, interactive webinar on sustainability goals. Learn the role of management, employees, vendors, and other stakeholders in implementing a successful sustainability program, achieving goals, and improving the bottom line!

Posted by The League for Innovation in the Community College on 01/04/2011 at 10:26 AM | Categories: League Connections -