Past Events

Conducting an Effective CEO Search

Live Webinar | 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. ET

February 24, 2021

Because nearly one in four community colleges is experiencing a transition in executive leadership, it’s critical that your board understands today’s rapidly changing leadership landscape. Is your board considering a presidential search?

Community College Legal Issues Webinar

February 17, 2021

Please join ACCT’s General Counsel Ira Shepard, ACCT’s Association Counsel Andrew Laine, and Robert Duston and Carolyn Pellegrini of Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr, as they lead an interactive webinar designed to discuss the latest legal issues re

2021 Community College Virtual National Legislative Summit

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February 8, 2021 to February 10, 2021

The National Legislative Summit is the premier community college advocacy event in Washington, DC, bringing together more than 1,000 community college leaders. The event shines a spotlight on the importance of our nation’s community colleges for Congress and the Administration.

Preparing for the 2021 Virtual Community College National Legislative Summit

A Three-Part Webinar Series

February 4, 2021

The Association of Community College Trustees and the American Association of Community Colleges are pleased to announce a three-part webinar series focused on preparing attendees for the 2021 Vi

Expanding Educational Opportunity for Incarcerated Students through Second Chance Pell

On Demand | 2 p.m. ET / 11 a.m. PT

December 3, 2020

Community colleges are leading advocates to repeal the ban on Pell Grants for incarcerated students, which has been in place since 1994.

Improving Access and Affordability of Workforce Training with Short-Term Pell

On-Demand Webinar | View Now

November 12, 2020

In today’s economy, more than 80 percent of jobs require some form of education or training beyond the high school level.

Increasing the Pell Maximum Award – An Imperative to Meet Students’ True College Costs

Watch On Demand

October 29, 2020

Pell grants are often referred to as the cornerstone of federal financial aid, as they help make college education affordable for students from low and moderate-income families. However, the purchasing power of the Pell grant has been steadily decreasing since 1972 when it covered over 70 percent of a student’s college costs. Today, the maximum Pell award covers around 30 percent of a student’s postsecondary education expenses.

2020 ACCT Leadership Congress

Virtual Event

October 5, 2020 to October 8, 2020

Join more than 2,000 trustees, presidents, chancellors, government officials, foundation representatives, and experts as we exchange critical information and ideas on successful new models, innovations, programs, and actively network with community college leaders from across the country.

Skills to Recover: A Capitol Hill Update and Forum for Postsecondary Advocates

Watch On-Demand

September 9, 2020

The federal response to the pandemic will directly impact the postsecondary world for the next several years. Postsecondary education is foundational to our country’s workforce pipeline, and community and technical colleges play a critical role in our current crisis. How are legislators thinking about the role of community and technical colleges in a time of crisis and adaptation, and how can you weigh in?

2020 New Trustees Governance Leadership Institute Online

The Fundamentals of Trusteeship

August 10, 2020 to October 10, 2020

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.

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