2012 Community College
Congressional Forum 
Wednesday, February 15 | U.S. Capitol Visitor Center Auditorium 
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NLS is fast approaching, and this year we once again have an outstanding slate of speakers.   


This year we are excited to be holding our first annual Congressional Forum.  Please join your fellow community college trustees, presidents, and other advocates at the United States Capitol Visitor Center Auditorium from 10:30 till noon on Wednesday, February 15th.  Attendees will be able to hear from select Members of Congress regarding issues of tremendous importance to community colleges.


Confirmed speakers include: Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD), Senator Michael Enzi (R-WY), Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), Congresswoman Virginia Foxx (R-NC), Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA), and Congresswoman Gwen Moore (D-WI).

Attendees may enter the Capitol Visitor Center at the 1st Street NE entrance, and proceed directly to the auditorium after clearing security. Click here for more information about getting to the Capitol Visitor Center or click here for directions from the Marriott Wardman Park hotel. 


We hope you will join us at this exciting event.


If you have any questions, contact us at publicpolicy@acct.org.  We look forward to seeing you in Washington!



Pre-Summit Educational Academies
ACCT is pleased to announce two pre-NLS, all-day academies to enhance and advance your leadership on behalf of your college.  Both academies take place on Monday, February 13 at the Marriott Wardman Park hotel in Washington, D.C. 


10:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Back by popular demand, this all-day academy is designed to orient new trustees, along with their presidents and professional board staff members.  Registration includes lunch and a copy of the ACCT publication Trusteeship in Community Colleges

11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

This all-day academy is designed to help you understand federal-level advocacy and leverage your local work to secure support from your national representatives.  Registration includes lunch and a copy of the ACCT publication The Trustee's Role in Effective Advocacy.

 Register Today