“For more than 34 years, Gwinnett Technical College has served the workforce development and educational needs of Gwinnett County and, since January 2016, that of north Fulton County, as well. Gwinnett Tech, one of Georgia’s largest technical colleges, is committed to delivering relevant knowledge to meet the workforce training needs of its community. We offer […]
Archives for December 2017
December 15, 2017 | Issue # 103 AACC has been paying close attention to the legislation regarding the reauthorization of the Higher Education Act—and I’m sure you all have, too. A marathon markup session took place this week, and AACC achieved its three biggest objectives: securing Title IV support for short-term workforce development programs; securing […]
Humanities credentials awarded to minority students increased from 12.9 percent in 1989 to 32.1 percent in 2015. Read the full PDF.
AACC will convene its second annual Advocates in Action conference June 11–12 in Washington, DC. Join other community college leaders in the nation’s capital to advocate for community college federal priorities. Participate in interactive sessions with important legislative and executive branch officials that shape federal higher education and workforce development policy. Get up to speed […]
Join the AACC government relations team for a free webinar next Monday, December 18, 3:00 – 4:00 PM ET that will provide all you need to know about the Higher Education Act reauthorization legislation (PROSPER Act, H.R. 4508) making its way through the House of Representatives. The legislation makes significant changes to current law – […]
Recently, the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) task force on Academic Progression asked for feedback regarding their draft position statement The Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing as Minimal Preparation for Professional Practice. We have provided feedback and urge you to do the same. Community college nursing programs fill a critical need across the country. […]
Download the joint AACC and ACCT letter regarding proposed HEA legislation. [PDF]
Trends in performance-based funding Twenty-six states use performance-based funding to allocate funds to their public two-year colleges. Read full PDF.
December 1, 2017 | Issue # 102 I hope you all had a wonderful, relaxing Thanksgiving! There’s so much going on in Washington, DC, right now that it’s hard to keep track of it all. We’re focusing on a few big issues: taxes, DACA, and the reauthorization of the Higher Education Act. You can learn […]
Read AACC’s brief summary of the “Promoting Real Opportunity and Success and Prosperity through Education Reform Act”.