ERIC Number: ED470642
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002-Nov
President's Report to the Board of Directors.
This report details the current American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) projects, publications, and legislative activities. The report outlines six strategic action areas: (1) National and International Recognition and Advocacy for Community Colleges; (2) Learning and Accountability; (3) Leadership Development; (4) Economic and Workforce Development; (5) Connectedness across AACC Membership; and (6) International and Intercultural Education. Highlights of Area 1 include the intensive activities regarding the AACC Task Force on the Higher Education Act, and the production of several books focused on AACC priorities to be published by Community College Press. Highlights of Area 2 include the Lumina Foundation's $305,200 grant to AACC for examination of issues regarding access to baccalaureate education for community college students, and AACC's publication of "A Practical Guide for Integrating Civic Responsibility into the Curriculum." Highlights of Area 3 include the posting of the Leadership Task Force report, Leadership 2020, on the AACC Web site, and an update of the Contract and Compensation survey, which has had over 500 responses. Area 4 reports on the Nursing/Allied Health Initiative and college credentialing and skills certification practices developments. Area 5 addresses membership concerns, and Area 6 reports on issues such as the pursuit of partnerships with the Peace Corps and the publication of the International Student Study Guide. (NB)
Descriptors: Advocacy, Allied Health Occupations, Community Colleges, Economic Development, Economic Impact, Education, Educational Legislation, Financial Support, Government School Relationship, Leadership, Multicultural Education, Public Policy, Technology, Two Year Colleges, Welfare Reform, World Wide Web
For full text: http://www.aacc.nche.edu/Content/NavigationMenu/ AboutAACC/Board/CEO_Reports/CEO_Reports.htm.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Association of Community Colleges, Washington, DC.
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