Conference Academic Partners

Academic Partners are colleges, universities, associations, or non-profit organizations with missions and programs related to the conference theme. They contribute to the success of the conference in a variety of ways—developing the program, reviewing proposals, sharing information about the conference with their constituencies, presenting a session during the conference, and sharing materials about their organization at the conference.

American Association of Community Colleges
The American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) is the primary advocacy organization for the nation’s community colleges. The association represents nearly 1,200 two-year, associate degree-granting institutions and more than 12 million students. AACC promotes community colleges through five strategic action areas: recognition and advocacy for community colleges; student access, learning, and success; community college leadership development; economic and workforce development; and global and intercultural education.