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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:…
Thank you, Senator West SB25
TACC, 2019
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
Texas Pathways Round 2 Application
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:…
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
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
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: #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
Community colleges show gains in graduation rates
TACC 2019
NEW DATA: #TXcommunitycolleges take pride in meeting students where they are--their success is our success, & our success is great for Texas. We believe that providing access to affordable, relevant & rigorous #highered is what we do best. #WeServeAllTexans
Congrats Odessa: Rising Star
TACC 2019
Congratulations @OdessaCollege for being named a Rising Star by @AspenInstitute for Community College Excellence @AspenHigherEd #AspenPrize #WeServeAllTexans
SB 1324 helps Texas students
TACC 2019
Thank you again, @SenLarryTaylor for your support of #SB1324! #DualCredit students will file a degree plan w/ the college after a cumulative total of 15 SCHs. This helps the state meet #60x30TX goals, saves students time & money & shortens their time to graduation. #txlege
TX Community Colleges are the 3rd Most Affordable
TACC 2019
Everything is bigger in Texas except for tuition & fees at #TXcommunitycolleges! That's right--we're the 3rd most affordable in the Nation and access to #highereducation is our mission! #WeServeAllTexans #ccmonth #60X30TX
TX community colleges are a pathway
TACC 2019
Diverse students are the fastest growing demographic in the U.S. and we believe #TXcommunitycolleges provide pathways for all Texans to advance to the next level. We are accessible, affordable and relevant. #WeServeAllTexans #60x30TX #txlege
Dual Credit Works for Texas
TACC 2019
We believe #dualcreditworks & #TXcommunitycolleges enroll more than 92% of all dual credit students in Texas. If you'd like to learn more about why we support the establishment of a statewide goal for participation, check out some quick facts below! THREAD:
Continued support for Texas community colleges
TACC 2019
#TXcommunitycolleges are grateful to the House Appropriations Committee for its strong support! HB 1 increases formula funding by $75.2M over FYs 2018-2019 biennium. @RepJohnZerwas & @DrGregBonnen must know, #WeServeAllTexans! #txlege