2014 Leadership Seminar Recap, Trustee Training and Upcoming Events
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2014 Leadership Seminar

More than 250 community college trustees, presidents and staff members from across the state met in Charlotte September 3-5 for the NCACCT 2014 Leadership Seminar.  Attendees had the opportunity to hear from, and ask questions of, Governor Pat McCrory, Secretary of Commerce Sharon Decker, Dr. Scott Ralls, and Mr. Glenn Sherrill, director of the N.C. Economic Development Board.  These state leaders served on a panel discussing recent changes in Economic Development in North Carolina and the community colleges' role in these new initiatives.  The panel was moderated by Linda Weiner, Vice President of Engagement and Strategic Innovation with the NC Community Colleges.  Other hot topics addressed at the seminar included  ...read more.

Student Success: Trustee Training Sessions

NCACCT Trustee Training focusing on student success continues throughout the state and is moving farther west.  A session was held at Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College yesterday and a session is being held today at Isothermal Community College.  Southwestern Community College will host a session on Sept. 29.  Then, a make-up session for some colleges in the eastern part of the state will be held at Craven Community College on October 6.
By the end of the series of regional training, 19 sessions will have been held with trustees from all 58 colleges participating.  The trustee training, which focuses on how boards impact student success through oversight, responsibility and accountability, has been extremely well received. It's not too late to participate.  If you would like to attend one of the upcoming sessions, please e-mail Julie Woodson at woodson@ncacct.org and let her know.  

ACCT Leadership Congress: NCACCT Reception

ACCT will host the 2014 Annual Leadership Congress next month in Chicago, IL. NCACCT will host the annual North Carolina reception during this event. It will be held on Thursday, October 23 from 4:30-5:30 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Chicago in Columbus I/J, Gold Level, East Tower. We hope that you will join us there!

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