July 15, 2016 | Issue # 066
The Presidents Academy Summer Institute is upon us. It’s one of my favorite professional development events each year. This year’s PASI has a special focus on handling and overcoming a crisis on campus. I look forward to learning right alongside you. See you in Coeur d’Alene!
“Heroes at El Centro”
Two El Centro College officers were injured during the deadly shootings in Dallas as they protected an entrance to the college. Read the story at Community College Daily.
Register for Webinar on Competency-Based Education
A free interactive webinar, “How to Develop a Competency-Based Education (CBE) Program: Part II,” will take place August 24, 2016, at 1:00 p.m. (ET). The webinar will provide an opportunity for AACC members to engage in the dialog on CBE. There will be discussion on the basics of CBE, sharing of multiple CBE models, and information on how to build the framework for a CBE program. The webinar is hosted by Excelsior. Register online.
Update to 21st Century Center
Starting this week, the 21st Century Center has become more interactive. New content, posted three times a week, also will be posted on AACC’s LinkedIn page so you can share your own thoughts and questions, and let us know what’s happening at your institution.
Annual Convention 2017
AACC is pleased to announce important dates for the 2017 annual convention. Our theme is, “Community Colleges: America’s North Star.” We will begin accepting proposal and award submissions on August 2. Registration and housing will be available on November 1. Please visit the “AACC Convention” webpage on August 1 to access information on proposal guidelines, awards’ applications, and other important convention materials.
On July 15, I am traveling to Coeur D'Alene, Idaho to attend the annual Presidents Academy Summer Institute.
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