Community Colleges Issues Brief
In preparation for the White House Summit on Community Colleges, AACC prepared a brief about community college issues. Click here or on the graphic to the right to download the brief in PDF format.
Democracy's Colleges Brief
George R. Boggs, president and CEO Emeritus of AACC, prepared a brief titled, Democracy's Colleges: The Evolution of the Community College in America," for the White House Summit on Community Colleges. Click on the title link to read the brief in PDF format.
On October 5, 2010, Dr. Jill Biden served as chair of the first-ever White House Summit on Community Colleges. President Obama asked Dr. Biden to convene this event to highlight the critical role that community colleges play in developing America's workforce and reaching our educational goals.
The summit was an opportunity to bring together community colleges, business, philanthropy, federal and state policy leaders, and students to discuss how community colleges can help meet the job training and education needs of the nation's evolving workforce, as well as the critical role these institutions play in achieving the President's goal to lead the world with the highest proportion of college graduates by 2020.
There were a number of ways to participate: