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2023 Governance Leadership Institute

New Orleans, Louisiana

March 22, 2023 to March 24, 2023

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2022 ACCT Leadership Congress

Hotel Rooms Almost Sold Out!

October 26, 2022 to October 29, 2022

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

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SNAP Employment and Training

Strengthening Rural Community Colleges

October 13, 2022

Please join us for the SNAP Employment and Training webinar in ACCT's Strengthening Rural Community Colleges Webinar Series as we discuss Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Employment and Training (E&T). Panelists from the American Public Human Services Association (APHSA), Pennsylvania Department of Human Services, and Kentucky Department for Community Based Services will share insight into how community colleges can partner with their state’s SNAP E&T program to meet student basic needs and maximize student success.

Digital Equity: Supporting Digital Inclusion Efforts for Learners

Strengthening Rural Community Colleges Peer Learning Network

September 27, 2022

During this Rural Community College Peer Learning Network discussion, we we look to learn and collaborate on programs and initiatives that rural community colleges have implemented, or are looking to implement, which support the digital learning for all students. This Peer Learning Network discussion will follow our Monday, September 12, 2022, Cultivating Digital Equity webinar.

20 ACCT Member Colleges to Receive Complimentary Board Services

Random Drawing Held Today Via Live Webcast

September 13, 2022

The Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) today announced the first 20 member college boards that will be receiving complimentary board services. 

Cultivating Digital Equity

Cultivating Digital Equity

Strengthening Rural Community Colleges

September 12, 2022

During this session, attendees will learn how community-driven solutions focused on the adoption of broadband and technology tools for learning can unlock opportunities for learners, families, and caregivers as we emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic. As states strategize implementation of funds from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, learn how leaders can ensure the needs of learners furthest from digital opportunities are reflected in plans, including state digital equity plans. Additionally, gain an understanding of the role of different sectors in the digital equity ecosystem – including state and local leaders, school systems, internet service providers, community-based organizations, and edtech organizations – in supporting digital inclusion efforts for learners.

Collaborating on Mental Health Practices at Rural Community Colleges

Strengthening Rural Community Colleges Peer Learning Network

August 31, 2022

During this Rural Community College Peer Learning Network discussion, we will bring together rural community college leaders to learn and collaborate on their shared practices of supporting the mental health of students, faculty, and staff. This Peer Learning Network discussion will follow our Wednesday, August 17, 2022, Protecting the Mental Health of Rural Community College Students webinar.

Oscar Valladares Appointed to ACCT Board of Directors

August 31, 2022

ACCT Board Chair James Cooksey appointed Oscar Valladares, a trustee from Rio Hondo Community College in California, to serve a partial term on the

ACCT Statement on President Biden's Student Loan Debt Forgiveness Plan

August 24, 2022

Washington, D.C.—August 24, 2022—Today, President Biden announced his Administration’s three-part plan for student loan debt forgiveness.

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