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.
Download the AACC/ACCT Joint Statement of Commitment to Equity, Diversity, and Excellence in Student Success and Leadership Development.
AACC presents: Addressing unconscious bias to create an inclusive campus community webinar
This webinar is designed to provide an introduction to the topic of unconscious bias to community college administrators and educators. Unconscious bias is defined as the automatic, implicit and instantaneous association of stereotypes or attitudes towards a particular group of people. Dr. Luke Wood, Co-Director of the Community College Equity Assessment Lab (CCEAL) will discuss the influence of unconscious bias on student success while providing pathways to better understand unconscious bias in higher education.
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.