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2019 ACCT Leadership Congress

Hilton San Francisco Union Square

October 16, 2019 to October 19, 2019

For half a decade, the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) has convened educational leaders from throughout the world to share expertise, network, and expand knowledge and build relationships.

2019 New Trustee Governance Leadership Institute

Washington, D.C.

August 8, 2019 to August 10, 2019

This GLI is a unique training opportunity for newly elected and appointed trustees/student trustees, who are looking to learn the basics of community college governance, and network with other trustees. 

Podcast: Need to Know: Budget and Appropriations

A podcast on issues in community colleges

May 9, 2019

What is the difference between the budget process and appropriations? In this episode of Need to Know, Allison Beer and Jennifer Stiddard explain the current federal higher education appropriations process and proposals for funding increases.

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ACCT Awards Nominations

Nominate a Community College Leader

April 10, 2019 to June 10, 2019

ACCT’s awards program is designed to recognize and honor outstanding community college trustees, equity programs, presidents, faculty members, and professional board staff members at regional and national levels.  In order to be considered for an

New Report Details Opportunities for Community Colleges to Expand Apprenticeships

February 27, 2019

Community colleges are leaders in offering work-based learning opportunities. Colleges can serve more students by expanding apprenticeship programs to emerging industries and focusing on diversity.

The Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT), with support from Strada Education Network, today released an issue brief that offers community colleges strategies to expand apprenticeship programs.

How Urban and Rural Community Colleges Can Support Educational Attainment among Men in their Communities

February 11, 2019

As affordable, open-door institutions, community colleges are first responders for supporting males’ postsecondary attainment.

State System Governing Boards

Community Colleges are Overseen by a Variety of Models in Different States

January 25, 2019

As discussed in the fall 2018 issue of Trustee Quarterly, community colleges are designed and organized d

Governance Institute for Student Success (GISS) - New England State Systems

Nashua Community College, NH

November 29, 2018 to November 30, 2018

The Governance Institute for Student Success (GISS) is a national initiative that provides education for community and technical college trustees and presidents to assist them in data-informed governance to promote student success, equity and comp

New Report Explains How K-12 School and Community College Alignment Helps Student Success

November 28, 2018

AACC, ACCT, and Education Strategy Group offer recommended practices to improve community college, K-12 collaboration for better college and career outcomes.

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