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3 Important Conversations About the Future of Community Colleges

By Corey Murray

Video series features members of AACC’s nine Implementation Teams speaking to the needs — and the challenges — of campus-based reforms.

When the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) released its Implementation Guide: Empowering Community Colleges and the Nation’s Future earlier this year, the goal was simple: create a lasting document that would identify promising practices capable of driving campuswide reforms, from the president’s office to the classroom and beyond.

The work of AACC’s nine Implementation Teams may be done. But the work of the nation’s community colleges is just beginning. As you continue the hard work of implementing change on campus, don’t miss our video resources section featuring advice and direction from some of the nation’s foremost community college leaders.

Looking for creative ideas to spur completion rates on campus? Struggling with college readiness, or short of inspiration in the push to redefine traditional missions and values? Below are three discussions worth watching and sharing with your staff.

The Completion Challenge

Improving College Readiness

Redefining Traditional Missions and Values

Need information on a topic not featured here? Don’t miss additional AACC videos on leadership, targeting public and private investment, the role of part-time faculty, policies and practices, the skills gap, and more.

Corey Murray

is editor of the 21st-Century Center.

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