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2019-2020 Aspen Presidential Fellows
TACC, 2019
Congratulations to 2019-2020 class of Aspen Presidential Fellows! A #PresFellow strives to transform community colleges to achieve higher and more equitable levels of student success. 6 of the 40 were from #TXcommunitycolleges! View all elected here: (link: https://highered.aspeninstitute.org/aspen-presidential-fellowship-program-overview/aspen-presidential-fellows-news-release/) highered.aspeninstitute.org/aspen-presiden…
Thank you, Senator West SB25
TACC, 2019
Congrats
@SenRoyceWest
on the passage of SB25 by the Senate! #TXcommunitycolleges know you've been committed to improving the transfer of credits between community colleges & universities over the last several sessions; we greatly appreciate your tenacity & leadership! #txlege
Performance-based funding at Texas community colleges, April 2019
TACC, 2019
#TXcommunitycolleges want what’s best for students, & performance-based funding requires more transparency on their behalf. The program has raised the level of accountability and created positive financial incentives for us beyond enrollment. #WeServeAllTexans #txlege
What are Early College High Schools?
TACC, 2019
We believe Early College High Schools propel students to postsecondary success by enabling them to graduate with a high school diploma and an associate degree simultaneously. For low-income students, early college means dreams can become an affordable reality. #EarlyCollegeWeek
60X30TX
TACC, 2019
Early College Fun Facts
TACC, 2019
#TXcommunitycolleges build strong partnerships w/ ISD's to provide early college opportunities to students who are historically underrepresented in #highered. Nationally, students who have access to such programs, are more likely to persist to graduation. #earlycollegeweek
Texas community colleges are supported by three sources of revenue
TACC, 2019
The number of Texans enrolled in community colleges has roughly doubled since 1990, & we play a key role in the state's workforce development & educational attainment goals. Let's continue serving all Texans by keeping #TXcommunitycolleges the 3rd most affordable in the Nation!
SWCID Bill first sent to Governor Greg Abbott
TACC, 2019
Congratulations @GoToSwcid for being the first House Bill sent to Governor @GovAbbott! The passage of this bill will more accurately reflect the mission and purpose of the college. @HC_BigSpring #WeServeAllTexans #txlege #TXcommunitycolleges
Dr. Serrata elected as Chair-Elect for AACC
TACC, 2019
Congratulations, El Paso Community College President @WSerrata! He has demonstrated strong dedication to #TXcommunitycolleges by serving on our Executive Board, the @TXSuccessCenter Advisory Board, & now as the new Chair-Elect for @Comm_College! Read more: (link: https://elpasoheraldpost.com/el-paso-community-college-president-named-to-national-board/) elpasoheraldpost.com/el-paso-commun…
Cooke Foundation Report Meme
TACC 2019
KEY FINDING: @TheJKCF study confirms "community college students who transfer to selective institutions have equal to HIGHER grad rates as students who enrolled directly from HS or those who transferred from other 4-yr institutions." #ccmonth READ MORE: https://www.jkcf.org/research/persistence/ …
When Commitment Leads to Transformative Change: How Partnerships Pave the Road to Careers for High-Need Students
JFF (2019)
Honor to Serve TX Community Colleges
TACC 2019
THANK YOU: We're grateful to serve 50 community college districts across the great state of Texas! #TXcommunitycolleges #WeServeAllTexans #dualcreditworks #WePutTexanstoWork
Percentages and characteristics of trad and non-trad students, 2016
TACC 2019
The majority of students we serve are nontraditional and the @USGAO's report on the pervasiveness of #foodinsecurity across college campuses reinvigorates our commitment to meet students where they are! Read more: https://www.gao.gov/assets/700/696254.pdf … #WeServeAllTexans
Amarillo College Leah Meyer Austin Award
TACC 2019
Congratulations: @AmarilloCollege was named one of 2019 Leah Meyer Austin Award winners for @AchieveTheDream! Selected and honored for showing measurable improvement in student outcomes driven by top-to-bottom cultural change in the institution. Read more: https://www.achievingthedream.org/news/17621/two-community-colleges-receive-national-award-for-improvements-in-student-success …
Defining OER
TACC 2019
Open Eductional Resources (#OER) create equal access to high quality instructional materials for students. #TXcommunitycolleges advocate for ALL who desire to learn despite their finacial status. Read more on the effect textbook prices have on students: https://www.vox.com/the-goods/2019/3/6/18252322/college-textbooks-cost-expensive-pearson-cengage-mcgraw-hill …
Congrats Palo Alto: Aspen Award
TACC 2019
Congratulations @PACPR for being named a Rising Star by @AspenInstitute for Community College Excellence @AspenHigherEd #AspenPrize #WeServeAllTexans
TX community colleges are supported by 3 sources
TACC 2019
The number of Texans enrolled in community colleges has roughly doubled since 1990, & we play a key role in the state's workforce development & educational attainment goals. Let's continue serving all Texans by keeping #TXcommunitycolleges the 3rd most affordable in the Nation!
Meet the Millions of Young Adults Who Are Out of Work
Brookings (2019)
86th Legislature Policy Priorities Meme
TACC 2019
We're excited about opportunities to advance the priorities of #TXcommunitycolleges during the 86th #txlege session. If you're interested in exploring TACC's approach to advocacy in greater depth, please visit: http://tacc.org #WeServeAllTexans
Success Points
TACC 2019
#TXcommunitycolleges support performance-based funding & most colleges have realized increases in success points across performance metrics. THE ASK: increase biennial rate for success points from $171.56 to $215 per point. #WeServeAllTexans #TXlege
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