Press Release

April is Community College Month!

Use our toolkit to advocate all month!

March 24, 2023

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

Exploring On-Campus Childcare Solutions: Head Start and Community College Partnerships Webinar

Kids On Campus

April 13, 2023

During this webinar, ACCT and NHSA will provide insights on the issues faced by student parents at large in accessing childcare and highlight some of the work done thus far that has led to this project and partnership.

2023 Governance Leadership Institute

New Orleans, Louisiana

March 22, 2023 to March 24, 2023

Click for more information.

ACCT Community College Month Student Logo-Design Competition Winner Announced

New #CCMonth Logo Available at

March 22, 2023

Washington, D.C.

New Partnership Launches to Plan Free, High Quality Early Learning on Community College Campuses

Head Start Partnerships Offer A Solution to Chronic On-Campus Child Care Shortage that Impacts Millions of Parenting Students

March 15, 2023


Bonnie Soria Najera Appointed to the ACCT Board of Directors

January 23, 2023

ACCT Board Chair Rose Benavidez appointed Bonnie Soria Najera, a trustee from 

ACCT Announces Student Logo-Design Competition for Community College Month

January 19, 2023 to February 14, 2023

Submission Period Has Ended — Winners will be informed the week of March 6, and will be announced nationally at the end of March. 


ACCT Announces Skills-Based Hiring Partnership with Opportunity@Work for the State of Maryland

Partners receive a $350,000 grant to pilot a skills-based hiring project with four Maryland community colleges to support alignment of their career education with local job markets

December 1, 2022

Washington, D.C.

Child Care Access Means Parents in School Programs and Experiences

Child Care Access Means Parents in School Programs and Experiences

Strengthening Rural Community Colleges

November 10, 2022

During this Rural Community College Peer Learning Network discussion we will bring together rural community college leaders to learn about campus based childcare programs at rural community colleges, the process of applying for Child Care Access Means Parents in School (CCAMPIS) grants, and potential tips from current/previous grant recipients. This Peer Learning Network discussion will follow our Tuesday, November 1, 2022, Campus Based Childcare webinar.

Campus Based Childcare

Strengthening Rural Community Colleges

November 1, 2022

During this session the Office of Postsecondary Education will provide a summary of the Child Care Access Means Parents In School (CCAMPIS) program including the legislation, program services, and currently funded institutions.