AACC news & notes

Upcoming events

Register for the AACC Annual Convention
Don’t miss out on the premier community college event of the year. Join AACC in Orlando, Florida, April 13–16 for the 99th Annual Convention. Want to jumpstart your professional development experience? Check out the preconvention workshops.

Community college leadership matters
The AACC Future Presidents Institute (FPI) is a three-day intensive program designed for senior leaders aspiring to the community college presidency. Participants will engage in case studies, round-table discussions, problem-solving exercises and examine key leadership issues, success strategies and contribute to the mission of the community college.  The next FPI will be held June 17-19 in Washington, D.C. Register now.

Preparing for that next promotion?
AACC’s John E. Roueche Future Leaders Institute (FLI) is designed for mid-level community college administrators who look to advance into a senior leadership role. Participants get the opportunity to hone leadership skills and engage in a dialogue with experienced community college leaders and develop a network of colleagues from around the country.  The next FLI will be held June 17-19 in Washington D.C. The John E. Roueche Future Leaders Institute Scholarship is awarded to defray the cost of the registration fee for those who would not otherwise be able to attend.

News and social media

Rising to the occasion
The latest issue of Community College Journal is now online. The December/January issue focuses on meeting America’s workforce demand. Read it now.

Resources

Post a job, search for a job
Do you have job openings at your institution? Share the information on the AACC Job Board. AACC members receive a discount. And visit the job board if you’re searching for your next career move.

Opportunities from other organizations

Homeless and hungry on campus
What is the community college role in addressing poverty? The newest issue of New Directions for Community Colleges focuses on housing and food insecurity among students and how community colleges can respond.

About the Author

Tabitha Whissemore
is a contributor to Community College Daily and managing editor of AACC's Community College Journal.