Ed Leach


Dr. Edward Leach serves as the Executive Director of the National Institute for Staff & Organizational Development (NISOD) (http://www.nisod.org/). Dr. Leach previously served as the Vice President of Services and Programs for the League for Innovation in the Community College. Dr. Leach earned a Ph.D. in Educational Administration with a concentration in Community College Leadership from The University of Texas in Austin. Dr. Leach is the author of the Brother-to-Brother: Enhancing the Intellectual and Personal Growth of African American Males, Preparing K-12 Teachers in the Use of Technology: Community Colleges Address the Digital Divide (a chapter for the book Access in the Information Age: Community Colleges Bridging the Digital Divide) and A Collection of Practices from the League's Conference on Information Technology. Dr. Leach serves on multiple boards and advisory groups, including the Microsoft Community and Technical College Advisory Council; National Workforce Center for Emerging Technologies Advisory Board; WomenTech Project; and IT Career Cluster Initiative Advisory Consortium.