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Association of Community College Trustees

    Understanding the Digital Learning Pulse Survey with Cengage and Bay View Analytics

    Understanding the Digital Learning Pulse Survey with Cengage and Bay View Analytics

    On this episode of In the Know ACCT's Director of Strategic Communications, David Conner, and I spoke with Hester Tinti-Kane, Senior Marketing Director at Cengage and Jeff Seaman, Director of Bay View Analytics about the Digital Learning Pulse Survey: Student, Faculty and Administrator Perspective on Digital Learning in the Community College. Bay View Analytics conducted this survey of higher education students, faculty and administrators between October 20 and November 8, 2021 in partnership with leading community college organizations. This project is underwritten by Cengage. 

    • 25 min
    What Community Colleges Need to Know about the 2022 Federal Budget

    What Community Colleges Need to Know about the 2022 Federal Budget

    This is an episode of Need to Know, a more policy-focused offshoot of In the Know. Today, we're talking about appropriations with Carrie Warick-Smith and José Miranda. Carrie is ACCT's Vice President of Public Policy and José is ACCT's Senior Government Relations Associate. We talk about new developments in the appropriations process and updates to programs that are of interest to community colleges. 


    Fiscal Year 2022 Appropriations Fact Sheet


    ACCT LAW Alerts

    • 19 min
    Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh Addresses Community College Leaders

    Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh Addresses Community College Leaders

    This episode of In the Know features United States Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh’s address to community college leaders at the 2022 National Legislative Summit, with an introduction by Pam Eddinger, president of Bunker Hill Community College in Massachusetts. This episode also features an extensive Q&A the secretary did with community college leaders. There is a lot of great information here, so even if you were at the NLS, I think this is worth listening to again.


    Please feel free to reach out to me directly at jbray@acct.org if you have ideas for future episodes. What do you want to learn about? We’re always open to suggestions!

    • 37 min
    Get to Know ACCT Board Chair Judge Jim Cooksey

    Get to Know ACCT Board Chair Judge Jim Cooksey

    On this episode of In the Know, I spoke with Judge Jim Cooksey, ACCT Board Chair and Trustee at Moberly Area Community College in Missouri. We spoke about his path to becoming a trustee, and the theme for this year's annual Congress theme, "Improving the Lives of Entire Families." Registration is now open, as is the call for presentations. 

    • 14 min
    Lumina Foundation’s Million Dollar Community College Challenge

    Lumina Foundation’s Million Dollar Community College Challenge

    On this episode of In the Know, David Conner and Jacob Bray spoke with Shauna Davis and Mary Laphen from the Lumina Foundation. Shauna is the Strategy Director for Community College Participation and Mary is the Strategy Officer for Participation. We spoke about Lumina's Million Dollar Community College Challenge, a grant opportunity to support brand building and strategic marketing efforts for community colleges. 

    • 30 min
    Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona Addresses Community College Leaders

    Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona Addresses Community College Leaders

    This episode of In the Know features Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona’s address to community college leaders at the 2022 National Legislative Summit. Secretary Cardona has a long history of advocating for public education and community colleges. He is an inspiring leader, and I think you’ll enjoy what he has to say. This episode also features a Q&A with Secretary Cardona moderated by ACCT Chair-Elect, Rose Benavidez.


    Thank you for listening to this episode of In the Know, and thank you again to Secretary Cardona for taking the time to speak with us at the 2022 National Legislative Summit. If you have ideas for future episodes, please do not hesitate to get in touch with us. You can email me directly at jbray@acct.org. We’ll see you next week.

    • 31 min

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If you want to know what issues are facing community colleges around the country this is your podcast. Community Colleges are America’s best value in higher education and the discussions on this podcast will give you a better understanding of the challenges they face.produces by the Association of Community College Trustees, this podcast has great information for students, parents of students, administrators, faculty, college trustees and anyone interested in higher education issues.

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