AACC promotes increased access and success for the diverse community college population by securing federal and private support to colleges and providing opportunities, resources, and information related to persistence, retention, program completion, and transfer. AACC is committed to diversity in its policies, programs, and relationships, as well as in its efforts to build, maintain, and promote a culture of equity and inclusion.
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Equity and Inclusion STEM Thought Leaders’ Summit and Advanced Technological Education (ATE) Conference Opportunity
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Application Deadline: Monday, August 20, 2018
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AACC, with funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF), will host an Equity and Inclusion STEM Thought Leaders’ Summit on October 23-26, 2018, in partnership with three of its affiliated councils, the National Community College Hispanic Council, the National Council on Black American Affairs, and the National Asian/Pacific Islander Council. The summit is designed to broaden equity and access in STEM by sharing the promising practices and resources of the NSF’s Advanced Technological Education (ATE) program with a focus on strengthening STEM technician education programs at minority-serving institutions (MSIs), rural colleges, and community colleges new to the NSF ATE program.
The Role of the Chief Diversity Officer in Community College Leadership, co-published by AACC and Rowman & Littlefield, provides an in-depth view of the roles and responsibilities of the chief diversity officer. It offers insight into diversity strategic planning and examines the various roles of diversity leaders at community colleges. Order your copy and use promo code RLEGEN17 to receive a 20% discount.