About CSCC

The 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 (www.centerforcommunitycolleges.org) hosted by the Bill J. Priest Center for Community College Education. Council members include university-based researchers and community college practitioners who further scholarship on the community college enterprise. The purposes of the Council are to:

  • contribute to the development of preservice and in-service education for community college professionals;
  • conduct and disseminate research pertaining to community colleges;
  • serve as a forum for dialogue between university professors, graduate students, and community college practitioners who study community colleges;
  • disseminate information about related conferences and events;
  • provide research and other services to the American Association of Community Colleges and its affiliate councils;
  • recognize outstanding service to, research in, and publication about community college education; and
  • provide a unified and formal base of participation for CSCC members in AACC affairs.