Affiliate – and grow your online skills
You can improve your online teaching by joining a professional organization.
Portland Community College is a member of the following organizations:
- Oregon Community College Distance Learning Association is a group of distance educators from the 17 community colleges in Oregon.
- The Instructional Technology Council is a nationwide group of educators – mostly from community colleges – who are involved with the use of technology in education.
- The Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education is comprised of member institutions large and small, two-year and four-year, primarily in the western United States.
- Northwest Managers of Educational Technology is a regional group focused on the use and support of technology in higher education.
There’s an alphabet soup of other professional organizations out there! AECT, ATD (formerly ASTD), ISPI, The e-Learning Guild, The Online Learning Consortium (formerly Sloan-C), and others, in addition to OCCDLA, ITC, WICHE, and NWMET.