April 20, 2017 | Issue # 086
It’s here! The AACC Annual Convention is upon us. We’ll celebrate the remarkable things community colleges do to help students and communities prosper across the nation. You’ll learn about promising practices from your peers, get updates on national programs, and hear from inspiring speakers. See you in New Orleans!
It can be overwhelming to attend the AACC convention. Community College Journal has five tips to make your convention experience more meaningful.
Twenty community colleges will participate in the California Guided Pathways Project, an effort to increase college completion that is modeled AACC’s Pathways Project. Learn more in CC Daily.
Is this your first time attending the AACC Annual Convention? AACC has put together a guide to help you prepare for the event and navigate it like a pro. You can check it out here.
The mobile app for the AACC convention is ready to download on your iPhone, iPad, or Android, directly from this link. Apple and Android users can also search for the app in the iTunes store or Play store. Once installed, you’ll have instant access to the full convention schedule, social sharing on Twitter and LinkedIn, detailed information about speakers, exhibitors and sponsors, as well as maps of the convention hotel. You will be able to plan your own schedule by saving sessions to your schedule. You’ll also receive notifications if there are last-minute changes to the schedule.
While at convention, make sure you stop by the AACC booth in the exhibit hall. You can talk with AACC staff members and get information on the association’s programs and services. Check out the Exhibit Hall Guide to locate us and see what’s on the schedule for hall.
The AACC Presidents Academy Summer Institute (PASI) will take place July 22–25 in New York. This year’s theme is “The Stories We Tell.” Learn more here.
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