The Value of Community College Short-Term Credentials
Digital Divide (2021)
How Technology Access Impacts Community Colleges Across the United States During a Pandemic
Digital Divide: How Technology Access Impacts Community Colleges Across the United States During a Pandemic looks at the current state of the digital divide in the United States and how it is affecting community college students during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Strengthening Rural Community Colleges (2021)
Innovations and Opportunities
Strengthening Rural Community Colleges: Innovations and Opportunities details the needs and challenges of rural community colleges throughout the United States.
Fault Lines in Borrowing: Academic Outcomes of Students in Default (2020)
Fault Lines in Borrowing: Academic Outcomes of Students in Default examines factors influencing and influenced by loan defaults among students at Valencia College in Orlando, Florida.
Reskilling for the Pandemic Recession and Recovery (2020)
Reskilling for the Pandemic Recession and Recovery focuses on the U.S. economic downturn since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, which has had a disproportionate impact on Black and Hispanic individuals, women, and people without a postsecondary degree. Considering these challenges, the brief details policy proposals for large-scale workforce development initiatives and strategies that community colleges can implement to support unemployed and adult learners.
What Works: College Strategies for Reducing Student Loan Default (2020)
In 2014, ACCT and TICAS partnered to examine student loan default at nine community colleges and explore administrative practices aimed at addressing students’ default risks. At each college, we analyzed cohort default rate data and uncovered nota
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (2020)
A Checklist and Implementation Guide for Community College BoardsEndorsed by the ACCT Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion: A Checklist and Implementation Guide for Community College Boards was created in cooperation with the associations’ Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee.
5 Keys to a Successful Transition Year (2020)
With over 50% of current college CEOs expected to retire within the next few years, boards are seeking new ways to connect the hiring and onboarding processes to ensure the new CEO’s effectiveness and longevity. The first year often sets the stage for the CEO’s success. This document outlines key first-year strategies for the board and new president.
Bridging Financial Wellness and Student Success (2020)
Effective Models for Community Colleges
Community college students face a number of financial decisions and obligations along the path to degree completion. Students must secure resources to pay for college expenses, including their tuition, fees, and basic living necessities.
Make It Count: Recognizing Prior Learning for Workforce Development (2020)
Community college students often hold knowledge from various professional and academic experiences.