Become a Member

The Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT), a nonprofit educational organization of governing boards, offers a broad range of benefits to community colleges, individual educators and corporations world-wide.

Join over 6,500 trustees who govern public and private community, technical and junior colleges across the U.S., Canada and the United Kingdom.

Become an ACCT Member College

With over 40 years of experience as the only international organization representing community and technical college trustees, ACCT is the primary resource for trustee education, support, development and resources.


Who Can Join

Governing and advisory boards of accredited not-for-profit community-based postsecondary educational institutions that primarily offer programs other than baccalaureate, graduate and professional degrees, including boards of state systems that include such institutions, are eligible to become Voting Members of the Association. Read about member benefitsdues, W-9 form, and apply today to join nearly 6,500 community college leaders throughout the United States and beyond.

Associate Membership Program

The Associate Membership Program provides an opportunity for state associations, state agencies, and other entities to get involved with ACCT. As an Associate Member you receive the latest information on community college governance.

Become an ACCT Lifetime Member

ACCT's Lifetime Membership Program provides a prime opportunity for community, junior, and technical colleges to honor outstanding and retiring board members and to pay tribute to trustee contributions to community, junior colleges and technical institutes.

ACCT's Corporate Council

The ACCT Corporate Council membership offers corporations and business leaders an opportunity to help frame solutions to real-world challenges and exchange ideas on national and global public policy issues.

Professional Board Staff Network

The Professional Board Staff Network is open to staff members of an ACCT member two-year post-secondary institution or state system of two-year post- secondary institution who serve in the capacity of professional board staff assistant/secretary.