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2020 ACCT Leadership Congress Reimagined as Virtual Experience

October 5, 2020 to October 8, 2020

Today, the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) announced that the 2020 ACCT Leadership Congress will be convened online as a virtua

2020 New Trustees Governance Leadership Institute

Virtual Event

August 3, 2020 to August 6, 2020

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.

Latest Action in Washington Live

Watch On Demand

July 30, 2020

ACCT's public policy staff has been working tirelessly throughout the spring to advocate on behalf of community colleges in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and as the 116th Congress draws to a close.

Improving Online Education

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July 29, 2020

Even as some campuses move toward physical re-opening, institutions need to consider the longer-term potential and implications of virtual learning. As more institutions go online, how will institutions and systems ensure high-quality online learning opportunities?

New Paper: Five Keys to a Successful Community College CEO Transition Year

July 29, 2020

The CEO search process involves more than recruiting candidates and placement, said ACCT Vice President for Search Services Julie Golder.

 

Podcast: Bridging Financial Wellness and Student Success

A podcast on issues in community colleges

July 14, 2020

This discussion focuses on ACCT's most recent report, Bridging Financial Wellness And Student Success: Effective Models for Community College.

ACCT Commits to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

We Commit to Work for the Change We Seek

July 6, 2020

Months have now passed since we witnessed in horror the brutal murder of Ahmaud Arbery, learned about the tragic killing of Breonna Taylor, and watched the horrific video footage of the murder of George Floyd.

In Recognition of Juneteenth

June 19, 2020

Juneteenth marks an important day in the history of this country.  The Emancipation Proclamation reached Galveston, Texas on June 19, 1865, almost three years after it was issued. With the eventual ratification of the 13th Amendment to the U.S.

ACCT Statement on the U.S. Supreme Court Decision Regarding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program

June 18, 2020

Today, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its opinion on the three Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) cases that were consolidated and argued in front of the Justices last year (Regents of the University of California v. Department of Homeland Security, Batalla Vidal v. Nielsen, and NAACP v. Trump). In their 5 – 4 decision, the justices ruled the Trump Administration failed to give an adequate justification for ending the DACA program, keeping the program alive.

New Report Details Community College Strategies to Support Students’ Financial Wellness

June 1, 2020

Community college students face a number of financial decisions and obligations along the path to degree completion. Bridging Financial Wellness and Student Success: Effective Models for Community Colleges demonstrates holistic supports for financial aid and education that can fortify students’ success during and after completion of college.

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