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2021 ACCT Leadership Congress

Call for Presentations is open!

October 13, 2021 to October 16, 2021

The ACCT Leadership Congress is the premier annual conference for community college leaders and the only national conference dedicated to community college trustees.

Governance Leadership Institute for New Trustees

Mark Your Calendars!

August 3, 2021 to August 5, 2021

Now, you can attend this dynamic trustee training institute from the comfort of your own home. All units will focus on different aspects of the fundamentals of effective trusteeship as we move our colleges forward bravely into the new world.

Podcast: Trusteeship Fundamentals: Board and CEO Relations

A podcast on issues in community colleges

April 6, 2021

This is the fifth in a series of episodes dedicated to the fundamentals of community college governance. In this episode, Ken Burke and Dr. Mary Spilde discuss the relationship between a board and CEO.

Statement on Anti-Asian Violence and Xenophobia

March 18, 2021

The Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) strongly condemns the acts of bias, hatred and violence against people of Asian descent that are on the rise in the United States. 

New ACCT Paper Assesses Rural College Needs, Showcases Innovative Solutions to Making Do with Limited Resources

Strengthening Rural Community Colleges: Innovations and Opportunities

March 16, 2021

MARCH 16, 2021 WASHINGTON— The Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) today released Strengthening Rural Community Colleges: Innovations and Opportunities

April is Community College Month!

Use our toolkit to advocate all month!

March 1, 2021

April is Community College Month, and that presents a great opportunity to get the word out about why community colleges matter, how your college is serving your community's needs today, and why public support for our colleges is

2021 National Legislative Summit Day 2 Recap + First Lady Dr. Jill Biden, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, and Lawmakers Outline Administration and Congressional Agendas

by Mark Toner

February 10, 2021

First Lady Dr. Jill Biden returned to the Community College National Legislative Summit Tuesday, almost a dozen years to the day after her first appearance following the inauguration of then-vice president Joe Biden.

2021 National Legislative Summit Day 1 Recap + Dr. Jill Biden, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi & More to Speak This Morning

by Mark Toner

February 9, 2021

Resilience and the Road Ahead

The first all-virtual Community College National Legislative Summit celebrated the sector's collective impact in the face of  unprecedented challenges. 

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