Podcast: Strengthening Rural Community Colleges: Innovations and Opportunities
A podcast on issues in community colleges
May 4, 2021
In this episode, Travis Reindl from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation moderates a conversation between Dave Loope, President of Beaufort Community College in North Carolina, and Martha Garcia, Superintendent and President of Imperial Valley Community College in California on Strengthening Rural Community Colleges.
ACCT Statement on American Families Plan
April 28, 2021
Today, President Biden unveiled his American Families Plan, the second part of his Build Back Better strategy. The American Families Plan focuses on improving the wellbeing of children and families by investing $1.8 trillion in education and child care over ten years.
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
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.
ACCT Statement on President-elect Biden's Nomination of Marty Walsh to serve as U.S. Secretary of Labor
January 8, 2021
Today, President-elect Joe Biden has formally nominated Boston Mayor Marty Walsh to serve as U.S. Secretary of Labor in the Biden-Harris cabinet.
Statement on The Attack on the U.S. Capitol
January 8, 2021
We at ACCT are shaken by the unlawful and tragic events that occurred this week on Capitol Hill. The violent invasion of the Capitol does not represent the values or the spirit of the American people, or of our democracy.
ACCT Statement on President-elect Biden's Nomination of Dr. Miguel Cardona to serve as U.S. Secretary of Education
December 23, 2020
This morning, President-elect Joe Biden will formally nominate Connecticut Commissioner of Education Miguel Cardona, Ed.D. to serve as U.S. Secretary of Education in the Biden-Harris cabinet.
ACCT Statement Supporting the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021
December 22, 2020
Yesterday, Congress passed the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021, which contains $900 billion in COVID-19 relief funding and $1.4 trillion in FY2021 funding.