Studies, Reports & Presentations

Included below are studies and reports that relate to the community college education.

Community College One Pagers

Montgomery County Community College One Pager – August 2016

Community College of Beaver County One Pager – September 2016

Northampton Community College One Pager – October 2016

HACC – Central Pennsylvania’s Community College One Pager – November 2016

Bucks County Community College One Pager- January 2017

Community College of Philadelphia One Pager – February 2017

Lehigh Carbon Community College One Pager – March 2017

 2015 College Ready Summit

In October, nearly 100 Pennsylvania community college professionals converged in Harrisburg for the Commission’s College Ready Summit.

Summit agenda

Presentation by Dr. Jean Dyszel, Consultant for PA Department of Education: New Standards, New Assessment, New Vistas

Higher Ed for Higher Standards Overview

AACC and ACCT Joint Statement on Higher Ed for Higher Standards

Presentation by Joyce Loveless, Senior Director at North Carolina New Schools: “Early College

Best Practices in P-20 Alignment

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2015 Phi Theta Kappa PA College Completion Challenge Week

The Pennsylvania Commission for Community Colleges and Phi Theta Kappa Middle States Region worked together to create Pennsylvania’s first annual statewide Community College Completion Challenge Week from October 19-23, 2015. Pennsylvania’s 14 community colleges collected nearly 4,800 commitments from both students and faculty during this week.

PA Community College Capital Needs Survey 2014-19

The Pennsylvania Commission for Community Colleges partnered with Stantec, an international  architecture firm, to survey the capital needs of Pennsylvania’s 14 community colleges for the period 2014-2019. The survey results reveal a total capital need of nearly $727 million for 227 projects. Individual capital project costs range from a low of $11,500 to a high of $82.5 million. However, nearly two-thirds (148 of 227) of the capital projects could be completed for $1 million or less in total costs per project.

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2014 White House Higher Education Summit

2013 Developmental Education Summit

2013 Student Success Forum

2013 Annual Meeting

Student Success Breakout Session Presentations