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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. 

ACCT Member Companies Aid Colleges in Time of Crisis

April 7, 2020

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

Community College Pandemic Response Resources

A report-in-progress on responses to COVID-19 by community college boards

March 19, 2020

ACCT is working with our members to compile reports, resources, and lessons from the COVID-19 pandemic.

ACCT’s Pandemic Response & Commitment to Our Members

March 13, 2020

Over the past week, along with the rest of the world, ACCT has made some adjustments to the way we work.

New Report Details Opportunities for Community Colleges to Bridge Students’ Academic and Work Experiences

March 12, 2020

Make It Count, a new publication from ACCT, outlines how community colleges can use prior learning assessments to award academic credits to students with work experience and better partner with businesses.

HEA Reauthorization, Ed Department Initiatives Highlights Round Out NLS

February 12, 2020

During the second day of the Community College National Legislative Summit, the two leaders of a key Senate committee expressed optimism that critical components of the Higher Education Act would be reauthorized in the coming months. 

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