Student Resources

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Professional Organizations

North Texas Community College Consortium Leadership and Renewal Academy (CLARA Program)
CLARA is a year-long regional leadership, development, and renewal program for member institutions from the North Texas area.

American Association of Community Colleges
AACC (American Association of Community Colleges) is the primary advocacy organization for the nation's community colleges.

Council for the Study of Community Colleges
CSCC (Council for the Study of Community Colleges) is an affiliate of AACC. Its members include researchers and practitioners who conduct and disseminated research pertaining to community colleges.  

Texas Association of Community Colleges
TACC (Texas Association of Community Colleges) represents the interests of the public community college districts in the state of Texas at state agencies and before the Texas Legislature.

League for Innovation in the Community College
The League for Innovation was established in 1968. It is a major international organization committed to improving community colleges through innovation, experimentation, and institutional transformation.

ASHE (Association for the Study of Higher Education)
ASHE promotes collaboration among its members and others who are engaged in the study of higher education.

NISOD (National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development)
NISOD is a membership organization committed to promoting and celebrating excellence in teaching, learning, and leadership at community and technical colleges.

Association of Graduate Students in Higher Education
UNT AGSHE (University of North Texas Association of Graduate Students in Higher Education) is an organization composed of graduate students of higher education at the University of North Texas and fosters collaboration on higher education issues among students and faculty.

For more online resources, please visit the Program in Higher Education website.

Additional Resources

Current Books Recommended for Community College Leadership Certificate and Cognate Students.