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Helping members internationalize for over 40 years.


CCID Mission.


Our mission is to help our members improve practices, participate in learning communities, and collaborate to advance global opportunities at the college level.

Membership is open to any community, technical, or vocational college holding regional, national, or state accreditation that primarily offer short term certificates and associate degree programs or similar academic credentials.



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Partner Event:

EducationUSA Dialogues: Strategies for International Student Success at Community Colleges

Thursday, December 14, 2021

3:30 PM- 5:00 PM ET

Free registration for U.S. Community Colleges!

Facilitating the effective inclusion of international students into campus life is a key component of a successful international recruitment and retention strategy. Join Community Colleges for International Development’s Executive Director Stephanie Kelly for a discussion with three industry experts on strategies for international student success at community colleges, the latest research, and examples of best practices in international student support at 2-year institutions. Participants will gain an understanding of the international student experience at U.S. community colleges and ideas for providing support in the post-pandemic reality.

Register on the Education USA site HERE!

CCID Member Highlights and News


Congratulations to Suzanne LaVenture, Director of International Education at Davidson-Davie Community College, Nadine Russell, Director of the Global Learning Office at Central Piedmont Community College and Melissa Whatley, PhD, Postdoctoral Research Scholar at Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research at North Carolina State University for being awarded a Stevens Initiative grant for their research project “ASSESSING EQUITABLE ACCESS AND OUTCOMES IN COMMUNITY COLLEGE INTERNATIONAL VIRTUAL EXCHANGE”

Congratulations to Universidad Politécnica de Guanajuato and Fox Valley Technical College for being awarded a 100,000 Strong in the Americas U.S-Mexico Innovation Fund grant for Financial Inclusion and Agricultural Sustainability for Inequality Reduction!


Northampton Community College in the news for global learning on campus 



Congratulations to Dr. Richard Johnson, Director of Office of International Education at Harper College, for being recognized as a 2021 Awards of Excellence finalist for Faculty Innovation



CCID's Framework for Comprehensive Internationalization (FCI)



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