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Join community college educators and leaders as a presenter at the Innovations Conference in San Francisco, CA, March 12-15. Innovations 2017 is the premier conference for professionals dedicated to improving organizational teaching and...

Clyde, an automotive technology student enrolled at your local community college, is facing the first tough exam of the fall semester where he will have to identify and name all parts of an auto transmission. He is burning the midnight...


Established over 30 years ago, the League’s Innovation of the Year award was devised as a way to recognize significant innovations at League Board and Alliance member colleges . These innovations reflect capstone achievements and the spirit of...
Call for Planning to Develop Community College Programs in Public Health The Community Colleges and Public Health Project The League for Innovation in the Community College (League) Community Colleges and Public Health Project has recommended...

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League for Innovation in the Community College

The League for Innovation in the Community College (League) is an international nonprofit organization with a mission to cultivate innovation in the community college environment. Founded in 1968 by B. Lamar Johnson and a dozen U.S. community and technical college presidents, the League has proudly served community college institutions for almost five decades. 

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Upcoming Events

November 6-9, 2016
Philadelphia Marriott Downtown
Philadelphia, PA

December 11-15, 2016
Omni Scottsdale Montelucia
Paradise Valley, AZ

March 12-15, 2017
San Francisco Marriott Marquis
San Francisco, CA

June 11-14, 2017
Omni Scottsdale Montelucia
Paradise Valley, AZ


Faculty Voices

Engaging Faculty in the National Completion Conversation

What issues, challenges, and concerns do you have about the national focus on student completion? In what ways are you supporting student success, retention, and completion? Join the conversation! MORE>

Walmart Brighter Futures 2.0

Training for 21st Century Middle-Skill Employment

Community colleges are helping low-income individuals acquire and document the 21st century skills needed to obtain middle-skill employment, and to communicate their skill level to employers. MORE>

Community Colleges & Public Health

Advancing the Community College Role in Public Health Education

Curricular resources to assist community colleges in developing programs in public health education and administration, environmental health, and health navigation are now available. MORE>


League for Innovation Trends Report

by Gerardo E. de los Santos and Mark Milliron

Bread and Roses: Helping Students Make a Good Living and Live a Good Life

by Terry O'Banion

Toward a New Ecology of Student Success: Expanding and Transforming Learning Opportunities...

by Jim Riggs