2021 ACCT Leadership Congress

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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

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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.

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.

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.


Live and On-Demand Educational Webinars

May 13, 2021 to June 15, 2021

ACCT's educational webinars are designed to help you learn from experts, explore different topics in trusteeship and student success, all from the comfort of your home or office.

Podcast: Strengthening Rural Community Colleges: Innovations and Opportunities

A podcast on issues in community colleges

May 4, 2021

In this episode, Travis Reindl from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation moderates a conversation between Dave Loope, President of Beaufort Community College in North Carolina, and Martha Garcia, Superintendent and President of Imperial Valley Community College in California on Strengthening Rural Community Colleges.

ACCT Statement on American Families Plan

April 28, 2021

Today, President Biden unveiled his American Families Plan, the second part of his Build Back Better strategy. The American Families Plan focuses on improving the wellbeing of children and families by investing $1.8 trillion in education and child care over ten years.

Call for Presentations Now Open

The deadline is July 2nd. Submit today!

April 13, 2021 to July 2, 2021

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

Updated Federal COVID-19 Guidance for Community Colleges

March 26, 2021

ARP Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF III) (Last updated May 11, 2021) - Comprehensive resource page for the HEERF III grant funding established by ARP.