Trustee Education

Accreditation report

Accreditation and Community College Trustees (2018)

Accreditation and Community College Trustees is an essential toolkit for new and experienced trustees alike, to assure and improve academic quality in higher education. Major takeaways from the report and webinar include:

Advocacy Toolkits

ACCT's comprehensive toolkits are used by community college trustees, presidents and other leading advocates to advance federal- and state-level advocacy efforts.

Community College Governance

Effective boards form a cohesive group able to articulate and represent the public interest, establish a climate for learning and monitor the effectiveness of the institution.

Equity Action Agenda for Community College Governance

ACCT’s Equity Action Agenda for Community College Governance is a guide based on the responsibilities of community college trustees and the college’s leadership to promote policies that support access, affordability, equity and completion for all community college students. College diversity, equity, and inclusivity policies facilitate academic progress and economic and social mobility for all.

Executive Leadership Transitioning at Community Colleges (2018)

The urgency attached to the board’s role in selecting, supporting, and positioning their institution and new presidents to thrive and excel cannot be overstated.

Knowledge Center

The Knowledge Center provides additional resources on governance, trustee education, advocacy, student success, and more, exclusively for ACCT member colleges. You will need to log in with your username and password to gain access.

board retreat

The Value of Board Retreats

Why hold a board retreat?

Serving on a community college governing board can be a rewarding experience but at times quite challenging as well. The roles and responsibilities of governing boards are complex.

trustee talk

Trustee Talk

Answering your questions about issues affecting boards today

Trustee Talk is an electronic question-and-answer newsletter for guidance on challenging issues in community college governance.