About The Arizona Community College Coordinating Council (AC4)

Mission:  To advocate, communicate, coordinate, and collaborate in order to strengthen communities across Arizona through education and workforce development.

Vision: Shaping the future by leveraging and advancing the strengths of Arizona’s community colleges.

Purpose: The Arizona Community College Coordinating Council (AC4) works to raise the visibility and understanding of the significant impact of community colleges, provides strong legislative and public advocacy and advances shared initiatives through the Arizona Center for Community College Success, strategic partnerships, and its various committee initiatives.

Goals: 

Advocacy – Coordinate effective advocacy that results in resources and public policy to support community colleges and student success in advancing:

  • Workforce Training
  • University Transfer
  • Early College
  • Economic and Community Development

Communication – Coordinate efforts to raise the visibility and profile of Arizona’s community colleges through:

  • Press Releases
  • Publications
  • Social Media
  • Events

Collaboration – Coordinate the best practices of Arizona’s community colleges to:

  • Improve Student Success
  • Foster Innovation
  • Create Efficiencies
  • Share Resources

Partnership – Coordinate opportunities with various stakeholders to:

  • Advance Workforce Development
  • Promote Economic Development
  • Leverage Federal, State, Foundation, and Other Funding Opportunities
  • Facilitate Effective P-20 Educational Policies and Opportunities

Professional Development – Coordinate opportunities for:

  • Trustees
  • CEOs
  • Future Leaders
  • Faculty and Staff
  • Students

AC4 Leadership

Executive Director

Arizona Community College Presidents & Chancellors

Arizona Association of Community College Trustees

Arizona Center for Community College Success