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ACCT Leadership Congress

Presentation Proposals Due July 2

October 13, 2021 to October 16, 2021

We invite community college board members, CEOs and other ACCT members to submit presentation proposals within any of the following tracks.

2021 ACCT Leadership Congress

San Diego, CA

October 13, 2021 to October 16, 2021

The ACCT Leadership Congress is the premier annual conference for community college leaders and the only national conference dedicated to community college trustees.

Governance Leadership Institute for New Trustees

Mark Your Calendars!

August 3, 2021 to August 5, 2021

Now, you can attend this dynamic trustee training institute from the comfort of your own home. All units will focus on different aspects of the fundamentals of effective trusteeship as we move our colleges forward bravely into the new world.

ACCT Joins National Governors Association in State Equitable Recovery Coalition

Group established to help states advance inclusive economic growth

June 23, 2021

The Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) today announced that it has joined The National Governors Association’s (NGA) new State Equitable Recovery Coalition. The Coalition is a partnership of national organizations established to build on existing efforts to drive equitable economic recovery championed by Governors of states and territories.

Governing for Equity

ACCT Virtual Diversity Institute

June 22, 2021 to June 29, 2021

ACCT’s 2021 two-day Virtual Diversity Institute focuses on exploring the policies and practices that help community college governing boards and college leaders create a diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) mindset for their colleges to foster a more equitable institution for their communities.

ACCT Expands Initiative to Strengthen America’s Rural Community Colleges

Next phase of project to establish a nationwide network, offer technical support for federal funding opportunities.

June 14, 2021

Today, the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) announced its commitment to continue and expand the work of its Strengthening Rural Community Colleges research and awareness-building initiative. The study will be funded by a 17-month, $245,681 grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Update on ACCT CEO Search

May 17, 2021

ACCT’S search for a successor to J. Noah Brown after his 16 years as CEO and 25 years at ACCT, is proceeding in accordance with the timeline set by the ACCT Board of Directors.

New ACCT Paper Investigates the Digital Divide at Community Colleges

May 13, 2021

Digital Divide: How Technology Access Impacts Community Colleges Across the United States During a Pandemic looks at the current state of the digital divide in the United States and how it is affecting community college students during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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