Press Release

ACCT Announces New Initiative to Strengthen Rural Community Colleges

August 21, 2019

WASHINGTON— A comprehensive assessment of the needs of rural community colleges throughout the country will be conducted by the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT), the association announced today. The study will be funded by an 18-month, $250,181 grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. 

New Report Details Opportunities for Community Colleges to Expand Apprenticeships

February 27, 2019

Community colleges are leaders in offering work-based learning opportunities. Colleges can serve more students by expanding apprenticeship programs to emerging industries and focusing on diversity.

The Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT), with support from Strada Education Network, today released an issue brief that offers community colleges strategies to expand apprenticeship programs.

ACCT Statement on Workforce Development and Training Executive Order

July 19, 2018

Today, President Donald Trump signed an executive order focusing on workforce development and training. 

Make It Count: Recognizing Prior Learning for Workforce Development (2020)

Community college students often hold knowledge from various professional and academic experiences.

Trustee Quarterly: Fall 2022

A Changing Landscape:

2022 ACCT Congress speakers discuss challenges and opportunities for community colleges, their leaders, and their students.

Trustee Quarterly: Spring 2022

Amplifying the Message:

First Lady Jill Biden and other administration leaders highlighted the sector's momentum at the 2022 National Legislative Summit.