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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 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

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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 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.

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.

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. 

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