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Next Webinar: June 1 at 4 p.m. - Legislative Session Review & Summer Advocacy Goals 

Register in advance:
https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJclcuirpz0rEtTHpHTw6VnOqYqJ_iEGW5bq  

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Parliamentary Procedures for All Trustees: June 3 from 1-2 p.m. CST

Join Professional Registered Parliamentarian Connie Deford, former president of the National Association of Parliamentarians, for an interactive overview, including:

  • Basic Parliamentary Rules

  • Quorum

  • Agenda

  • Standard Order of Business

  • Handling a Motion

  • Various Types of Motions

  • Methods of Voting

  • Rules for Small Board

  • Your Questions Answered

This is free for ACCT members, but make sure to register ASAP as this webinar will be limited to 100 trustees and only 2 individuals per college.

Leveraging Stimulus Funds to Support Adult Learners: June 10, 12-1 p.m. CST

As employers ramp up hiring, colleges have a unique opportunity to help drive the economic recovery by scaling programs that prepare students for good jobs. This is particularly important for displaced workers looking to upskill. With significant new higher education stimulus funding flowing to institutions, and new federal guidance that allows those funds, including student aid dollars, to support adult learners in short-term programs, colleges have a unique opportunity to accelerate their work. This webinar, co-hosted by ACCT, ESG, and SHEEO, will highlight innovative institutional and state policies and practices to better target and support adult learners looking to reskill or enrolling in higher education for the first time.

Register here.

Save the Date: Virtual IACCT Summer Conference, July 21-22

We are excited to have you join us for our first ever virtual IACCT Annual Conference. Iowa Community College Trustees, Presidents, and staff are all welcome to register at no cost thanks to our generous sponsors!

Conference attendees will enjoy our keynote session, presented by Anna Maria Chávez, Executive Director of the National School Boards Association, as well as our federal policy session, presented by Jee Hang Lee, Senior Vice President of the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) and David Baime, Senior Vice President for government relations and policy analysis for the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC). We have exciting breakout sessions planned, covering topics such as diversity and inclusion, College and Career Transition Counselors, mental health, and Manufacturing 4.0. Our conference will also highlight each of our Community Colleges and their unique offerings and programs during our session, 15 Ideas from 15 Colleges. Last but not least, winners of our IACCT awards will be announced by none other than Mike Rowe, host of “Dirty Jobs” and advocate for skilled jobs training and workers.

We expect to have registration available later today or early next week.

 

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