Highlighting what community colleges accomplish every day
The Bellwether College Consortium promotes effective postsecondary programs for replication at higher education institutions across the nation, and actively positions colleges to pursue various funding opportunities. The Consortium also provides a platform for its members to collaborate on potential joint ventures while having access to educational thought leaders.
About the Awards
The Bellwether Awards annually recognize outstanding and innovative programs and practices that are successfully leading community colleges into the future. Winners and finalists are invited to join the prestigious Bellwether College Consortium. Finalists are competitively selected based upon how well the program addresses:
- The conference theme
- An identified critical issue
- The published criteria
More information about the award criteria is available from the Community College Futures Assembly.
Instructional Programs & Services
Programs or activities that have been designed and successfully implemented to foster or support teaching and learning in the community college.
Planning, Governance & Finance
Programs or activities that have been designed and successfully implemented to improve efficiency and effectiveness in the community college.
Public and/or private strategic alliances and partnerships that promote community and economic development.