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Community College Workforce Education Study Invitation for ACCT Members

ACCT Partners with Opportunity America to Study Non-Degree Credentials at Community Colleges

September 22, 2020

ACCT is excited to support a new study of community college workforce education. The results of this study will help us (and you!) advocate for greater support for this underappreciated aspect of community colleges' role in higher education.

New ACCT Governance Guide Facilitates Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at Community Colleges

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion: A Checklist and Implementation Guide for Community College Boards is designed to make equity actionable.

September 1, 2020

WASHINGTON, DC—The Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT), today released Diversity, Equity & Inclusion: A Checklist and Implementation Guide for Community College Boards, with the endorsement of the associations’ Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee. The release of the guide follows a commitment made by the association to empower community college leaders to make meaningful changes at their institutions in the interests of promoting diversity, equity and inclusion.

Our Commitment To Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity

August 12, 2020

ACCT and AACC have a longstanding commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity.  Recent events have prompted us to take another look at our joint statement and amend it to reflect the current state of affairs.

2020 New Trustees Governance Leadership Institute Online

The Fundamentals of Trusteeship

August 10, 2020 to October 10, 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.

2020 Regional ACCT Awardees Announced!

Outstanding community college leaders receive regional awards.

August 10, 2020

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 2020 ACCT Awards program is sponsored by Edamerica.

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

Watch On-Demand

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 Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) today released a white paper detailing Five Keys to a Successful Transition Year for newly hired community college chief executive officers.

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 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.

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