Community College Organizations
Organizations designed to support community colleges.
The American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) is the national organization that supports community colleges through various policy initiatives, research, and outreach programs. Their website includes information about the organization, accredited colleges they represent, advocacy information, and research publications. The website also has a section with tools and resources pertaining to community college issues.
Community Colleges for International Development (CCID) is an organization that supports building relationships between community college programs and the international community through professional development, special training, conferences, and economic development. In addition to services for staff and faculty, the organization also provides services for students such as studying abroad.
The League for Innovation in the Community College is a support organization for community college activity. The organization is responsible for conducting research, developing web resources, producing publications, and hosting conferences. In addition, it also leads projects and initiatives with member colleges, corporate partners, and private agencies.
The MERLOT Business Portal is a resource designed to assist educators in finding learning materials, technology tips, teaching strategies, and additional tools to help promote international business education. Topics for learning materials include accounting, business law, e-commerce, management, and international business.
The National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship (NACCE) is a non-profit organization that supports entrepreneurial education in community colleges in efforts to improve economic vitality. In addition to publishing a free online journal on community college issues, the organization also hosts conferences, seminars, and webinars on a variety of topics dealing with entrepreneurship and education.