Trustee Education

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.

Board Buzzwords

Words All Trustees Should Know

New words are tantalizing, and the lexicon of terms in education increases exponentially as educators, lawmakers, technocrats, researchers and others coin new phrases for the numerous new and different concepts swirling in higher education today.

Board Member Roles & Responsibilities

This section contains resources to help guide community college trustees through their work on the board. What do you need to know as an individual trustee? The board chair? You will find how-to resources here to help you be an effective trustee.

Community College Governance

This section offers foundational information to help community college trustees understand the principles of governance.

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.

New Trustees

Information for new trustees elected or appointed to community college boards.

Podcast Episodes by Topic

    Advocacy/Community College Legislation

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    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.