acct awards

ACCT Awards Nominations

Submit your nomination

March 1, 2020 to June 15, 2020

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.  

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.

Statement Regarding Recent Events

June 1, 2020

Our principles have never been more important, nor have we faced greater challenges.


Making a Comeback

A Policy Leadership Webinar Series to Accelerate COVID-19 Recovery

May 7, 2020 to June 3, 2020

ACCT has speaking with community college leaders throughout the country since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic to assess needs. We have been working hard in Washington to convey those needs to lawmakers, and sharing information with you about progress and letting you know when to act. We have now joined forces with our longtime partners Education Strategy Group and the State Higher Education Executive Officers to bring you a new series of online forums designed to help community college leaders accelerate community colleges' recovery.

Podcast: Reaching Generation Z Students: Part 1

A podcast on issues in community colleges

May 5, 2020

Ted Tedmon and Casey Wilhelm, professors at North Idaho College who have researched how Gen Z students learn, discuss what special considerations colleges should be making to adapt to their needs, and what questions community college trustees should ask to make sure their colleges are making the investments needed to make their youngest students as successful as they can be.

Road to Recovery: A Solutions-based Community College Event Series

On-Demand Webinar

April 30, 2020

ACCT’s Corporate Partners joined forces to present the first in a series of webinars designed to help community college leaders respond to, navigate, and resume college operations from the COVID-19 pandemic.

ACCT Membership Dues Announcement

April 21, 2020

On behalf of the ACCT Board of Directors, we want to express our deep appreciation for the continuing support you and your board have given to the Association of Community College Trustees. ACCT is driven by our commitment to meeting the needs of our members. We are committed to returning your investment with the best services we can provide to your board and institution. 

Canceled: 2020 Governance Leadership Institute

Tuscon, AZ

April 15, 2020 to April 17, 2020

ACCT has been closely monitoring the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and World Health Organization’s statements regarding the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) cases and following guidelines from these agencies and the local health departments. 

ACCT Member Companies Aid Colleges in Time of Crisis

April 7, 2020

Many outcomes are unpredictable at the onset of any major crisis.