Isothermal Community College

Teams for the Advancement of the Learning College

Team for the Advancement of the Learning College


The TALC Leadership Team supports the efforts of our learning college journey by providing guidance for achieving Isothermal’s Learning College Principles and through the following functions:

  • Supporting and providing leadership for taskforces
  • Developing activities to support learning
  • Evaluating the focus and purpose of TALC taskforces
  • Collecting and assessing information to identify and address barriers to learning
  • Mentoring and cultivating leadership skills to sustain the learning college by developing a leadership training series
  • Establishing goals as part of the strategic planning process
  • Recognizing the definition of learners as students, employees, organization and community
  • Administering TALC budget as allocated by the college administration

Membership of TALC Leadership includes a Chair and Vice Chair or co-Chairs of TALC Leadership, chairs and vice-chairs or co-chairs from each TALC taskforce, a representative from College Council, the Director of Information Technology, the President, the Vice Presidents, the Past Chair of TALC, and Director of Institutional Assessment and Accreditation. The Leadership Team meets on a bi-monthly basis. The chair of TALC Leadership meets with the President at least once per semester for updates and reviews. In addition to functioning as the learning steering committee, the Leadership Team maintains a timeline of significant events in our learning journey.


Ashley Day
Biology Instructor
Sarah Kilgo
Information Systems Instructor