I write from Washington, D.C. I have spent the last three days with Ray Steffler, Chair of the BC3 Board of Trustees, attending the Community College National Legislative Summit. We are here with representatives from the country’s 1, 180 community colleges. Our purpose is to meet with federal elected officials and advocate for support.
Today, February 15th, we met with Pennsylvania Congressman Altmire and Senator Casey. In these meetings, we focused on our discussion on maintaining the current level of Pell Grants for our students, The Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act, and the reauthorization of the Workforce Investment Act among other issues. Read the rest of this entry »