shark tank panel at nacce 2019
NACCE 2019

We are happy to announce Rey Ybarra and four previous Shark Tank participants as part of our NACCE 2019 Keynote Speaker line up!  

Rey Ybarra

Rey Ybarra is the author/producer of the multimedia book "Conversations With Shark Tank Winners" featuring written, audio & video stories with 14 entrepreneurs from the hit TV show "Shark Tank". He is the creator & producer of his Live Panel Presentation featuring a variety of successful Shark Tank entrepreneurs designed to empower and give college students direction, guidance and focus to pursue their education and explore opportunities as an entrepreneur! 

Rey's panel at NACCE 2019 will feature the following previous Shark Tank participants:


Shark Tank


Important Reminders

member NEWS

Rogue CC

Recently we announced our  2019 PFEP College of Excellence Award Winners . Today we want to highlight our Step 4 Award Winner (Focus on Business & Job Creation ), Rogue Community College  (RCC) located in Grants Pass, OR.

We asked nominator, Dr. Cathy Kemper-Pelle, President at RCC, how the college has demonstrated excellence in business and job creation.

NACCE Journal

Have you read the latest edition of Community College Entrepreneurship yet? Authors include Ted Dintersmith, Fatema Baldwali, Stacie Hargis and more!

P.S. Don't forget to submit your member news to NACCE Journal Editor, Carol Savage, at for our next journal.

Did you miss our June member webinar on "Innovating the Way You Do International Outreach for Your Community College"? Remember you can always access the slides and recording in our members-only webinar archive!

Updates from our Pilot and Grant Projects

Congratulations to the following member schools that were chosen to participate in the Legal GPS U Curriculum pilot!
  • Lorain County Community College (OH)
  • Mountain Empire Community College (VA)
  • Roane State Community College (TN)
  • Santa Rosa Junior College (CA)

Our staff members have been traveling across the United States these past few weeks to visit our colleges participating in the Verizon Innovative Learning program. Follow along with the hashtag #VerizonInnoativeLearning to view photos and videos from these visits. We are so thankful and appreciative of your hard work, NACCE family!
Make for All

In December of 2018, Make For All launched a call for commitments to help expand maker-centered learning for students across the United States. Today we are proud to announce our commitment in partnership with 290+ organizations. 

Photo Credit: Joe Kapp

In early June, Dr. Rebecca Corbin, President & CEO of NACCE, presented at the CCA Annual Conference in Asheville, NC along with Dr. Chuck Terrell, President of Eastern West Virginia Community & Technical College and Joe Kapp, President of the National Center for Resource Development. This trio shared the  findings of our opioid entrepreneurship strategic planning survey done in partnership with a few of our Appalachian area members, as well as conducted a design thinking workshop for the attendees.


Congrats to Angela Gomez-Holbrook, Associate Professor in Digital Media at Coastline Community College, for winning a $50 gift card and  a copy of NACCE's new book. Check out her member profile here!

Interested in winning a giveaway yourself? See below!

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The next winner will be announced in the member enews on Tuesday, July 9!



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