May 16, 2016

CCID Spotlight!

Please visit CCID's home page to check out our weekly member spotlight! This week we are featuring CCID Educational Partner Michigan Community College Association based in Lansing, Michigan, USA!


Early-Bird Registration Extended for the Latin America & Caribbean Forum!

Register before Friday, May 20th for CCID's Latin America & Caribbean Forum to take advantage of the early-bird rates!

For more information and to register or sponsor the event, please visit:


Quarterly Newsletter Submissions - Rolling Deadline!

Don't forget that you can submit your articles for our quarterly newsletter at any time. Help spread the word about all of the wonderful international events and initiatives we have going on at our member institutions!

Submissions for the Summer Edition are due June 30th. Please use this link to submit your articles: CCID Quarterly Newsletter Summer 2016 


Please join our LinkedIn Community!


We invite you to join CCID's LinkedIn Community today! Click here to join. 


Grant Opportunity: English Language Teacher Programs for Pakistan

PAS Islamabad invites all eligible organizations to submit proposals for a Cooperative Agreement to support activities focused on improving the teaching and learning of English as it relates to workforce development through one or more (no more than three) of the activity areas specified in this NOFO.  



Free Pre-Conference Workshop at NAFSA!

Intercultural Awareness for Staff and Students

Humber College (Canada), VIA University College (Denmark), and Fontys International Business School (the Netherlands) proudly invite you to a free pre-NAFSA conference workshop, hosted at the University of Denver.
Monday, 30 May 2016: 13:00 - 18:00 (including a networking drink afterwards)

University of Denver
Marion Gottesfeld Room, Ritchie Center

RSVP deadline extended to 20 May 2016! Join us by sending an email to:

Participation is free of charge
Download Workshop Information Flyer

Invitation to Join the NAFSA Community College Interest Group

Dear colleagues,
We would like to invite all of you to become a member of the NAFSA Community College Interest Group. This group represents community colleges at NAFSA and provides a forum for support, conversation, and advocacy. Here is some important information:
·  You do not need to hold a NAFSA membership to join this group and access resources and online communications. All NAFSA Member Interest Groups are open to members and non-members alike.
·  Our community is diverse. It includes professionals from the entire International Education spectrum: education abroad, international student services, faculty, administrators, and researchers interested in community colleges.
·  Although the group convenes during the NAFSA national conference every year, the important conversations pertaining the interests of community colleges happen online throughout the year.
We hope that you will take a minute to join our community online at You will be prompted to enter your NAFSA passport information. If you do not have one already, please create your free account and join in. We are looking forward to engaging in conversation with you online or in person in the near future.
~Jill IzumikawaHarper College, Chair
~Paloma RodriguezSanta Fe College, Chair Elect
~Betty JensenTallahassee Community College, Immediate Past Chair
~Jen SydowScottsdale Community College, Past Chair

Grant Opportunity: Small Business Development Centers in Central America!

The USDOS's Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs (WHA) announces a Notification of Funding Opportunity to increase and expand Small Business Development Centers (SBDCs) in Central America. The United States SBDC model is designed to foster local and regional economic development through the support and expansion of small businesses. This support includes providing consultation, training, and other and resources to small businesses to enable job creation and retention.

This Small Business Development Center project will support technical assistance for strengthening and expanding the SBDC model in El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Belize, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, and Panama. USAID will separately provide technical assistance for El Salvador's network of SBDCs. Programs will incorporate efforts to facilitate equal access to training and advisory services for women entrepreneurs.

Deadline for Receipt of Questions: June 13, 2016
Link to Additional Information: Small Business Development Centers in Central America
CCIDXChange - May 16, 2016