2022 ACCT Regional Awards Recipients Announced

August 15, 2022

Regional Awardees to Compete for National-Level Recognition at ACCT Leadership Congress in October


Latest Action in Washington Live

August 2022 Edition

August 11, 2022

Join ACCT's Public Policy and Government Relations Team for a recap of Congressional activity that took place in June and July, where community college priorities stand, and what we can expect to see in the remaining months of the 117th Congress.

ACCT to give away 25 complimentary board services this year.

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July 5, 2022 to August 15, 2022

ACCT members were invited to submit an application for a complimentary one-day board training or retreat by the August 15 deadline. 

ACCT Launches Center for Policy & Practice

New Center Dedicated to Implementing Community College Policy Solutions

June 27, 2022

WASHINGTON, D.C. —  The Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) today announced the formalization of the new Center for Policy and Practice at ACCT.

2022 Governance Leadership Institute: Hawaii

Hosted by University of Hawai'i - Windward Community College

June 15, 2022 to June 18, 2022

The 2022 ACCT Governance Leadership Institute (GLI) in Hawaii is an educational training opportunity for trustees, presidents, and professional board staff. 

ACCT Statement on President Biden's FY2023 Budget Request

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March 28, 2022

March 28, 2022 - Today, President Biden released his budget request for fiscal year 2023. This budget was released on the tails of the completion of the fiscal year 2022 funding bill, where the Department of Education received a 6% increase.

2022 National Legislative Summit Keynote Videos

February 10, 2022

Watch general session keynote speeches here. Video of policy focus sessions is not available.


U.S. Labor Secretary Martin J. Walsh Stresses Community College Role in Creating Career Pathways

Rep. Richard Neal (D-Mass.) Receives National Education Service Award; Bryce McKibben Wins Government Relations Award

February 9, 2022

U.S. Labor Secretary Martin J. Walsh told attendees of the 2022 Community College National Legislative Summit Tuesday that the community college sector will play a critical role in the Biden Administration’s efforts to expand career pathways, including new opportunities for women, minorities, and rural communities.

First Lady Jill Biden, Education Secretary Miguel Cardona Kick Off 2022 Community College National Legislative Summit

Both leaders pledge to continue the fight for community colleges.

February 8, 2022

First Lady Jill Biden kicked off the 2022 Community College National Legislative Summit Monday morning by emphatically stating that the Biden Administration will continue its ambitious efforts to support community colleges despite legislative setbacks.

Watch First Lady Jill Biden's NLS Remarks

February 7, 2022 9am Eastern

February 6, 2022

First Lady of the United States, Dr. Jill Biden, spoke live from the Community College National Legislative Summit, on Monday, February 7 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern.