Completion Resources

College Readiness Resources

 Completion > College Readiness AACC and AASA The American Association of Community Colleges and the School Superintendents Association (AASA) regularly convenes leaders to share promising practices in college readiness between K-12 and community colleges. Reports of the proceedings are available: Dialogue to Improve Readiness (June 2016) Expanded Pathways for Access and Success:  K-12 and Community College […]

Transfer Resources

Completion > Transfer Resources Colorado Community College System Colorado Community College System (CCCS) convinced its General Assembly (House Bill & Senate Bill) to pass legislation requiring the creation of statewide transfer agreements.  The goal of the statewide transfer agreements is that, upon completion of their associates’ degree in a given subject, students are able to transfer all 60 […]


AACC is  pleased to offer webinars as a part of its 21st Century Initiative.  All webinars are free, but you must register to participate.  Please click here to see a list of webinars. Webinar Recordings September 24, 2014 Recommendation 3: Closing the Skills Gap Speakers: Mabel Edmonds, Dean for Workforce and Economic Development, Clover Park […]

Faculty, Your Secret Weapon for Student Retention

As pressure mounts to improve college completion rates, community colleges are increasingly on the lookout for solutions to an age-old problem: how to keep students from dropping out once they enroll. North Carolina Southwest Community College, located at the western tip of the Tar Heel state, is keeping students engaged through a program that relies […]

Completion Pathways Resources

 Completion > Pathways The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. Thirty community colleges in eight states are involved in early implementation of Statway, a mathematics pathway that leads students through developmental math to completion of a college-level statistics course in one academic year. Statway features intensive student engagement, a strong focus on increasing student […]

Articulation Agreements Resources

 Completion > Articulation Agreements Tennessee Transfer Pathway. Through Tennessee Transfer Pathway, students and advisors establish an appropriate pathway toward transferring from a public Tennessee community college to a public or private Tennessee college/university. Students who complete all the designated courses in a particular Transfer Pathway earn an associate degree at the community college, and pathway […]

Reverse Transfer Agreements Resources

 Completion > Reverse Transfer Agreements El Paso Community College (Texas). The strong partnership between El Paso Community College and the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) features an automatic reverse-transfer system. Students who transfer to UTEP with at least 25% of an associate degree completed are tracked and then notified when they have earned enough […]

Prior Learning Assessment Resources

 Completion > Prior Learning Assessment College Credit for Heroes. A Texas Partner Community Colleges project, College Credit for Heroes identifies, develops, and supports methods to maximize the awarding of college credits for military educational experiences. The program emphasizes accelerated degree and certificate completion to expedite veterans’ entry into the workforce. Learning Counts. A comprehensive one-stop […]

Student Success Centers Resources

 Completion > Student Success Centers Statewide Student Success Centers.  Jobs for the Future and The Kresge Foundation have established Student Success Centers in Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Michigan, New Jersey, Ohio, and Texas. These centers organize a state’s community colleges around common action. Together, they work to accelerate institutional and state policy change—all in support of student […]