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ACCT supports expansion of Single Stop USA services to serve 350,000 more students by 2020. 

WASHINGTON — Today, Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) President and CEO J. Noah Brown will join President Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, and Vice President Joe Biden along with hundreds of college presidents and other higher education leaders to announce new actions to help more students prepare for and graduate from college.   

Oct. 31, 2014 - WASHINGTON - The Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) is pleased to announce the following newly or re-elected members of the ACCT Board of Directors.  All members of the ACCT Board of Directors are trustees on their respective college or state boards. 


New Federal Rules for Career Education Will Protect Students, Taxpayers, and Access to Low-Cost Programs 

WASHINGTON, DC—The U.S. Department of Education (ED) completed a multi-year process today by releasing final regulations for career education programs that prepare students for “gainful employment in a recognized occupation.” These regulations will become effective on July 1, 2015. As determined by federal statute, the majority of gainful employment programs that exist today are offered by the more than 1,100 community and technical colleges in the United States. The final regulations contain a critical modification made in response to community college concerns with previous versions of the rule. 

WASHINGTON-The Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) is pleased to announce the recipients of its annual Association Awards for community college trustees, equity programs, chief executive officers, faculty members, and professional board staff members.  


ACCT calls for reform to unbalanced federal loan default metrics. 

ACCT Congratulates 2015 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence Finalists

Washington, D.C.—The Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) congratulates the ten community colleges named as finalists in the 2015 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence.  The prize, awarded every two years, recognizes outstanding community colleges selected from a pool of more than 1,000 institutions.  It is awarded by The Aspen Institute, an educational and policy studies organization whose mission is to foster leadership based on enduring values and to provide a nonpartisan venue for dealing with critical issues.  The Aspen Prize, which awards a total of $1 million to the selected winners, is funded by Bank of America Charitable Foundation, the Joyce Foundation, the Kresge Foundation, and Lumina Foundation.