April 22, 2022 | Issue # 210
We’re one week out from the start of the 2022 AACC Annual. I cannot wait to see you in person in New York. If you’ve looked at the schedule, you’ve probably seen that we have more than 100 amazing sessions scheduled. So many community college practitioners want to share how they have navigated – and are still navigating – all the upheaval we’ve experienced. They’ve implemented innovative new programs and technology so they can continue to advance the community college mission. I hope that when you leave AACC Annual, you feel inspired and motivated.
As community colleges aim to do their part in filling the cybersecurity workforce gap, they face a key stumbling block: convincing employers of the value of an associate degree in this field. Learn how some colleges are tackling this challenge in opens in a new windowCC Daily.
Community college programs aim to prevent stop outs from becoming stay outs. Read about it in the latest issue of opens in a new windowCommunity College Journal.
All AACC Annual registrants are required to upload their proof of vaccination documents to the CLEAR Health Pass app. To download the app onto your phone, opens in a new windowclick here. The AACC Annual event code is EFATTENDEE307.
The AACC Annual Opening Plenary Speaker Is…
FutureThink CEO Lisa Bodell will speak at the opening plenary session on April 30. Bodell ranks among the top 50 speakers worldwide and is the best-selling author of Kill the Company and Why Simple Wins. She’s a global leader on simplification, productivity, and innovation.
Before you head to 2022 AACC Annual, download the opens in a new windowmeeting app so you can plan your schedule. You can download it in the Apple Store opens in a new windowhere, and in the Google Play Store opens in a new windowhere. After you load the 2022 AACC Annual app, click “My Planner” along the bottom of the screen to log in. Your username and password will be the username and password that you created when registering for the AACC Annual. If you don’t remember it, click “reset password.” Once you’re in, you can bookmark sessions to populate your schedule.