AACC, along with the Association of Community College Trustees, submitted these joint comments to Sen. Lamar Alexander, chairmen of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee. The comments respond to a white paper on higher education accountability measures issued by the Senator on February 1. The white paper and the responding comments are part […]
Minority millennials still lag behind in education attainment compared to Asian and white counterparts. Read the full PDF.
“Shoreline Community College serves the educational, workforce, and cultural needs of our diverse students and communities. We deliver on the promise people have come to expect from us: that we help transform lives. The College is here to help students discover their personal direction and support them in reaching their full potential. The result is […]
Go for the Gold: Inclusive Access as a Win for All February 28, 2018, at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Register now. Today’s 21st-century students expect their institutions to be up-to-date with digital trends, as they juggle competing priorities of school, family, work, and finances. Cost-savings and affordability also impact students’ choices and decisions. Helping students succeed […]
Register now The Voluntary Framework of Accountability is the first national data system developed specifically for community colleges, by community colleges. In this 45-minute webinar, AACC staff will detail how colleges can use the VFA to: drive institutional improvement and student success, and be accountable to stakeholders. The webinar will begin with an explanation of […]
February 2, 2018 | Issue # 106 On Monday, I had the pleasure of meeting with Rep. Virginia Foxx to discuss the PROSPER Act. We articulated to the Congresswoman those areas of the legislation that concern community colleges. The biggest takeaway is that the PROSPER Act is not set in stone. Rep. Foxx emphasized that […]
“Western Dakota Tech is very proud to be the only Native American serving public technical college in South Dakota. We serve high numbers of first-generation, non-traditional, and economically disadvantaged students and take special care to support our students as they learn and thrive. Our high in-state job placement underscores the fact that our students will […]
A little over one-third of public two-year college graduates borrow to cover college expenses. Read the full DataPoints PDF.
Better data tracking, policy alignment and links to workforce programs are needed to effectively address the diverse educational and career needs of “post-traditional” learners. Read the full DataPoints PDF.
> Download ‘AACC Pre-NLS Legislative Update’ as a PDF. In this free webinar, the AACC government relations team provided you with an up-to-date briefing on the federal policy issues that will be featured at the 2018 National Legislative Summit (NLS). We’ll leave plenty of time for questions and answers.