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.

BILT Academy Cohort 3 Starts Soon!

BILT Academy Cohort 3 begins November 2022 and concludes September 2023. Applications for Cohort 3 will be accepted through September 30, 2022. Details about Cohort 3 participation are found in the application below.

— Application deadline extended to 10/10 for colleges affected by Hurricane Ian.

To ask questions, contact the BILT team at

BILT Academy Cohort 2 Colleges
November 2021-September 2022

  • 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
January-October 2021

  • 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