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CSCC - homeThe Council for the Study of Community Colleges (CSCC) is an affiliate of the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) and a project of the Center for the Study of Community Colleges. Council members include university-based researchers and community college practitioners who further scholarship on the community college enterprise. CSCC objectives include:
- Contributing to the development of preservice and in-service education for community college professionals.
- Conducting and disseminate research pertaining to community colleges.
- Serving as a forum for dialogue between university professors, graduate students, and community college practitioners who study community colleges.
- Disseminating information about related conferences and events.
- Providing research and other services to the American Association of Community Colleges and its affiliate councils.
- Recognizing outstanding service, research, and publications happening within community colleges.
- Providing a unified and formal base of participation for CSCC members in AACC affairs.

The Office of Community College Research and Leadership proudly serves as the headquarters of The Council for the Study of Community Colleges.


CSCC Membership

From individuals to students to emeritus faculty, CSCC membership is open to all professionals who are involved in community college education. Members have access to an annual conference that offers sessions on community college research findings and leadership programs. Other benefits include award, voting, and networking opportunities. Learn more and join our Facebook group

CSCC Sponsorship

CSCC would like to recognize and thank the sponsors of our 2020 Annual Conference. We appreciate their continued support despite the cancellation of this year’s conference due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The pledged continued sponsorship of these institutions and organizations during an unprecedented event has been tremendous and greatly valued by CSCC. View our sponsors.