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2020 Community College National Legislative Summit

Washington, D.C.

February 9, 2020 to February 12, 2020

The National Legislative Summit is the premier community college advocacy event in Washington, DC, bringing together more than 1,000 community college leaders. The event shines a spotlight on the importance of our nation’s community colleges for Congress and the Administration.

Podcast: Community College Board Ethics

A podcast on issues in community colleges

November 14, 2019

In this episode of In the Know we interviewed Jeff Advokat, a trustee at the County College of Morris in New Jersey. He’s been an attorney for nearly four decades and had a lot of good advice regarding ethical dilemmas trustees might encounter.

Strengthening Rural Community Colleges

The Rural Community College Landscape

November 14, 2019

With the support of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, ACCT will assess the needs of rural community colleges, focusing specifically on five states: California, Iowa, Kentucky, North Carolina, and Texas.

2019 ACCT Association Awards Announced

Outstanding Community College Leaders Receive National-Level Recognition

October 22, 2019

2019 ACCT Awards Recognize Outstanding Community College Trustee, Equity Program, CEO, Faculty and Professional Board Staff

Announcement of Newly Elected, Re-elected and Appointed Board Members and Officers

October 21, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. –The Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) is pleased to announce the elections and appointments of new ACCT Board of Directors and ACCT Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee members and officers. All members were sworn into office on October 18 and 19 during the 50th Annual ACCT Leadership Congress at the Hilton Union Square in San Francisco, California.

50th Annual ACCT Leadership Congress: The Past is Prologue

Golden anniversary conference looks toward the future.

October 18, 2019

ACCT kicked off the 2019 Community College Leadership Congress in San Francisco Wednesday with a look back at the tumultuous half-century since the organization’s founding in 1969—and a look to the future.

New Report Details Opportunities for Community Colleges to Support Working Students

September 30, 2019

Most community college students work while enrolled. Supporting these students’ success is key to community colleges’ workforce development strategies.

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.

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