Welcome to the Commission for Two-Year Colleges!

Commission Purpose 

The Commission for Two-Year Colleges is directly concerned with issues relevant to student development programs at two-year institutions. Additionally, it is designed to promote the improvement of student development programs; enhance the professional development of student development personnel; and serve as an advocate for student development programs at two-year institutions.

The Commission Two-Year Colleges enhances your work with students by:

  • Providing professional development opportunities through sponsored programs at ACPA's annual convention, commission-sponsored regional workshops, and co-sponsored programs with other national student development in two-year college focused organizations.
  • Affording opportunities for you to network with other student development professionals via social media, conferences, and workshops.
  • Providing current information and resources about student affairs issues relevant to two-year colleges as well as general updates in ACPA by leveraging communication resources, including: ACPA Chatter, Facebook, and Twitter.
  • Connecting you to job placement opportunities through ACPA's placement services.
  • Facilitating annual Commission Awards to recognize the great contributions of two-year college professionals to the field.
  • Providing opportunities for you to dialogue with other college student development professionals from diverse cultures and backgrounds.

 

Get Involved! 

  • Follow us on Facebook and Twitter
  • Add us to your "Chatter" in your ACPA Member Portal (see below to learn how)
  • Drop a line to our Directorate sharing ideas for programs, research, and networking by emailing our Chair at [email protected] 

 

Coming Soon

  • ACPA Annual Convention March 2021- Will be accessible virtually!
  • Commission for Two Year Colleges celebrates 60th Anniversary in 2021. Will recognize at ACPA 2021 Convention and during Commission Virtual Social.
  • NODA Two-Year Symposium Co-Hosted by ACPA Commission for Two Year Colleges- Spring 2021
  • Summer Webinar Series - 2021 will take place in substitution of annual Drive-In conference
  • Research Mentor Program
    Want an experienced guide and mentor as you complete research and promote scholarship related to two-year colleges? Have some time to serve as a mentor? We're looking for you!

 

Join the Commission

To join the commission through the ACPA Member Portal:
Select committee name from list of committees
Click to open committee
Click on option "join committee".
For additional information, please contact Commission Chair Will Cribby at [email protected].

 

60 Years of History!  
In 2021, this commission celebrated its 60th anniversary.  To show a bit of the history, a powerpoint was shown at the 2021 ACPA Annual Convention.  To view this, click here to view it as a PDF.

60th Anniversary Resolution:

WHEREAS, the Commission for Two Year Colleges celebrates 60 years of active service to higher education and the student affairs profession; and

WHEREAS, the Commission for Two Year Colleges provides their members with opportunities to promote the improvement of student development programs; enhance the professional development of student development personnel; and serve as an advocate for student development programs at two-year institutions; and

WHEREAS, the Commission for Two Year Colleges affords their members opportunities to build strong professional networks to improve their connections to and sense of place within the profession and the association; and

WHEREAS, the Commission for Two Year Colleges has shaped the profession of student affairs since their chartering in 1961; and

THEREFORE, be it resolved that on this 60th Anniversary, ACPA-College Student Educators International extends it congratulations to Commission for Two Year Colleges, their membership, and their leadership.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that ACPA-College Student Educators International extends its gratitude to the leadership of Commission for the Two Year Colleges who have proudly and competently served their Commission and ACPA-College Student Educators International.

Presented this March in 2021 at the ACPA Annual Convention

 

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