Past Events

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. 

2020 Community College National Legislative Summit

Washington, D.C.

February 9, 2020 to February 12, 2020

The National Legislative Summit is the premier community college advocacy event in Washington, DC, bringing together more than 1,000 community college leaders. The event shines a spotlight on the importance of our nation’s community colleges for Congress and the Administration.

2019 ACCT Leadership Congress

October 16, 2019 to October 19, 2019

For half a decade, the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) has convened educational leaders from throughout the world to share expertise, network, and expand knowledge and build relationships.

2019 New Trustee Governance Leadership Institute

Washington, D.C.

August 8, 2019 to August 10, 2019

This GLI is a unique training opportunity for newly elected and appointed trustees/student trustees, who are looking to learn the basics of community college governance, and network with other trustees. 

2019 California Governance Institute for Student Success (GISS)

Solvang, CA

March 24, 2019 to March 25, 2019

Helping Boards Face the Future: Seismic Changes for 21st Century Student Success & Workforce Preparation


2019 Governance Leadership Institute - Safeguarding Your College

Portland Community College, OR

March 11, 2019 to March 13, 2019

Please join us for a special edition of ACCT's Governance Leadership Institute (GLI) focusing on campus security and becoming a disaster resilient campus.

2019 Community College National Legislative Summit

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February 10, 2019 to February 13, 2019

The 2019 Community College National Legislative Summit kicked off Monday with discussions focused on the complexity of the policy landscape faced by institutions--and reminders that policy alone won't address the growing needs of America's student

GISS: Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCU) 4.0 - Arizona

Wild Horse Pass, AZ

December 6, 2018 to December 7, 2018

In partnership with AIHEC, the 2018 GISS-TCU will feature programs for new board members and presidents, and cover The Changing Worlds of Work and Learning.

Governance Institute for Student Success (GISS) - New England State Systems

Nashua Community College, NH

November 29, 2018 to November 30, 2018

The Governance Institute for Student Success (GISS) is a national initiative that provides education for community and technical college trustees and presidents to assist them in data-informed governance to promote student success, equity and comp

2018 ACCT Leadership Congress

New York Marriott Marquis

October 24, 2018 to October 27, 2018

Join more than 2,000 trustees, presidents, chancellors, government officials, foundation representatives, and experts as we exchange critical information and ideas on successful new models, innovations, programs, and actively network with community college leaders from across the country.