Language and Leadership

Best Practices and Lessons Learned in U.S./India COIL Partnership


  • Candace D. Bloomquist, PhD Creighton University
  • Mike Mencuccini, EdD The Conforta Group
  • C.J. Hobson, MA California State University Fullerton


A COIL partnership between a U.S.-based university and an India-based teacher training institute illustrates the setting and goals of the partnership and the lessons learned from facilitating the course.

Author Biographies

Candace D. Bloomquist, PhD, Creighton University

Assistant Professor, Interdisciplinary Leadership Program, Creighton University, 2500 California Plaza, Omaha, NE 68178

Mike Mencuccini, EdD, The Conforta Group

Owner/Partner, The Conforta Group, Leadership Development for Nonprofit Organizations. 1646 East Orchid Lane, Phoenix, AZ 85020

C.J. Hobson, MA, California State University Fullerton

Sr. Director, Global Titans Center, California State University Fullerton, 800 N State College Blvd, Fullerton, CA 92831