BILT Academy

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The BILT Academy

The BILT Academy provides leadership development for teams of college personnel and employers to foster sustainable partnerships yielding measurable benefits for students and local economies. The BILT Academy provides cohort training on the essential elements of the BILT model, an experienced BILT coach for monthly one-on-one coaching sessions, on-demand access to BILT templates and resources, and step-by-step guidance on implementation of the BILT model’s annual cycle of engagement activities.

Now Accepting Applications for BILT Academy Cohort 4
The application period has closed.

Details about Cohort 4 participation are found in the application below.

  • Applicant Webinar: September 8, 2023
  • Application Due: October 2, 2023 
  • Applicants Notified: October 20, 2023 
  • Academy Duration: November 2023 – September 2024

To ask questions, contact the BILT team at

Coming Soon!  BILT Academy Cohort 4 Colleges – 2024

BILT Academy Cohort 3 Colleges2023

  • Alexandria Technical and Community College (MN)
  • De Anza College (CA)
  • Bismarck State College (ND)
  • College of the Canyons (CA)
  • Collin College/Dallas College (TX)
  • Colorado Northwestern Community College (CO)
  • Forsyth Tech (NC)
  • Johnston Community College (NC)
  • Madison College (WI)
  • Mount Wachusett Community College (MA)
  • Rochester Institute of Technology – National Institute for the Deaf (NY)
  • Somerset Community College (KY)
  • Western Piedmont Community College (NC)
  • Wichita State University Tech (KS)

BILT Academy Cohort 2 Colleges

  • Amarillo College (TX)
  • Bluegrass Community and Technical College (KY)
  • Bridgerland Technical College (UT)
  • Central Carolina Community College (NC)
  • College of Southern Nevada (NV)
  • Crowder College (MO)
  • Hudson County Community College (NJ)
  • New York City College of Technology (NY)
  • Lake Sumter State College (FL)
  • Lorain County Community College (OH)
  • Metropolitan Community College (NE)
  • North Central Texas College (TX)
  • Sinclair Community College (OH)
  • St. Charles Community College (MO)
  • Terra State Community College (OH)

BILT Academy Cohort 1 Colleges

  • Big Sandy Community & Technical College (KY)
  • Columbia State Community College (TN)
  • Green River College (WA)
  • Lakeshore Technical College (WI)
  • Miami Dade College (FL)
  • Mitchell Community College (NC)
  • Northwest Arkansas Community College (AR)
  • Quinsigamond Community College (MA)
  • Seward County Community College (KS)
  • South Central College (MN)

Learn more about the BILT Model.