Community College National Legislative Summit Tackles Policy PrioritiesFebruary 11, 2020 |
by Sarah Wood
WASHINGTON — Community college presidents and trustees gathered on Monday at the Community College National Legislative Summit to discuss current issues affecting higher education, including the need for increased funding and more student advocacy.
The summit, hosted by the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) and the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC), is being held in Washington, D.C. from Feb. 9-12.
Conference sessions on Monday focused on federal legislative policy priorities and looked at how to prepare community college students and leaders for their meetings with congressional figures on Capitol Hill.