Today, President-elect Joe Biden has formally nominated Boston Mayor Marty Walsh to serve as U.S. Secretary of Labor in the Biden-Harris cabinet.
We at ACCT are shaken by the unlawful and tragic events that occurred this week on Capitol Hill. The violent invasion of the Capitol does not represent the values or the spirit of the American people, or of our democracy.
This morning, President-elect Joe Biden will formally nominate Connecticut Commissioner of Education Miguel Cardona, Ed.D. to serve as U.S. Secretary of Education in the Biden-Harris cabinet.
Yesterday, Congress passed the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021, which contains $900 billion in COVID-19 relief funding and $1.4 trillion in FY2021 funding.
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Season 4 kicks off with reflections and glimpses of the future from ACCT Chair David Mathis.
WASHINGTON, DC—November 23, 2020—The Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT), with support from Guardian Life, today released the third report in a four-part series detailing critical issues and strategies related to community colleges’ roles in workforce development.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) has selected the American Public Human Services Association (APHSA) in partnership with the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) and National Community Action Partnership (NCAP) for a FY 2020 Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Employment & Training (E&T) National Partnership Grant. Selected through a competitive process, this three-year grant totals $2.1 million and kicked off on September 30, 2020.
The Association of Community College Trustees is pleased to announce a three-part webinar series focused on strengthening the federal Pell Grant program to boost student access and success. Each session in the series will feature a panel of experts, students, and college leaders covering key topics, including the Pell maximum award, Pell for short-term programs and Second Chance Pell. This webinar series will provide attendees essential information on community colleges’ top advocacy priorities for the Pell Grant program in preparation for the upcoming Community College National Legislative Summit.
The Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) and The Institute for College Access & Success (TICAS) today released What Works: College Strategies for Reducing Student Loan Default, a brief highlighting approaches to default prevention that community colleges use to support students and improve their cohort default rates (CDRs).