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2019 ACCT Leadership Congress

Program Now Online!

October 16, 2019 to October 19, 2019

For half a decade, the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) has convened educational leaders from throughout the world to share expertise, network, and expand knowledge and build relationships.

Podcast: Campus Public Safety with National Center for Campus Public Safety Director Kim Richmond

A podcast on issues in community colleges

September 18, 2019

National Center for Campus Public Safety Director Kim Richmond discusses what trustees and other community college leaders need to know about issues ranging from sexual assault to firearms on campus, the Clery Act, Title IX, emergency management and other issues.

ACCT Statement Supporting the Future Act

September 16, 2019

This week, the U.S. House of Representatives is slated to vote on H.R. 2486, the Fostering Undergraduate Talent by Unlocking Resources for Education (FUTURE) Act.

ACCT Announces New Initiative to Strengthen Rural Community Colleges

August 21, 2019

WASHINGTON— A comprehensive assessment of the needs of rural community colleges throughout the country will be conducted by the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT), the association announced today. The study will be funded by an 18-month, $250,181 grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. 

2019 ACCT Regional Awards Recipients Announced

Regional Awardees to Compete for National-level Recognition

August 8, 2019

WASHINGTON - The Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) is pleased to announce the recipients of its annual Regional Awards for community college trustees, equity programs, chief executive officers, faculty members, and professional board staff members. The 2019 ACCT Awards program is sponsored by EdFinancial Services.

Special Announcement Regarding ACCT President and CEO J. Noah Brown

August 7, 2019

Washington, D.C. — Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) Board Chair Connie Hornbeck today announced ACCT’s agreement with President and CEO J. Noah Brown to ensure two more years of Brown’s exceptional leadership of the organization, effective November 1, 2019 through October 31, 2021.

New Report Details Opportunities for Community Colleges to Expand Apprenticeships

February 27, 2019

Community colleges are leaders in offering work-based learning opportunities. Colleges can serve more students by expanding apprenticeship programs to emerging industries and focusing on diversity.

The Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT), with support from Strada Education Network, today released an issue brief that offers community colleges strategies to expand apprenticeship programs.

How Urban and Rural Community Colleges Can Support Educational Attainment among Men in their Communities

February 11, 2019

As affordable, open-door institutions, community colleges are first responders for supporting males’ postsecondary attainment.

Governance Institute for Student Success (GISS) - New England State Systems

Nashua Community College, NH

November 29, 2018 to November 30, 2018

The Governance Institute for Student Success (GISS) is a national initiative that provides education for community and technical college trustees and presidents to assist them in data-informed governance to promote student success, equity and comp

New Report Explains How K-12 School and Community College Alignment Helps Student Success

November 28, 2018

AACC, ACCT, and Education Strategy Group offer recommended practices to improve community college, K-12 collaboration for better college and career outcomes.

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