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National Summer Institute on Learning Communities

July 10-13, 2017 — Olympia, WA
Hosted by The Evergreen State College and Washington Center
We begin accepting applications in September of each year.

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).

Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Institute (SoTL)

Creating Equitable Learning Opportunities: Exploring the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) with an Equity Mindset
August 22-24, 2017
Hosted by Washington Center and the Washington State Board for Community and Technical College
Registration forms available last week of January 2017

Other Events

Tenth Annual Institute for Innovative Design and Practice
April 21- 22, 2017
Kellogg West Conference Center & Hotel @ Cal Poly Pomona, CA 
Hosted by: California Learning Communities Consortium

2017 Curriculum Planning Retreat
April 27-28, 2017
Rainbow Lodge, North Bend, WA
Hosted by: Washington Learning Communities Consortium and Washington Center

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.