The ACCCA Mentor Program is a statewide, year-long learning opportunity that provides an invaluable personal and professional development experience. Program participants are selected for demonstrating a potential for expanded leadership roles in their current, or future, responsibilities within the California community college system.
Identify administrators, faculty and staff who have demonstrated a potential for expanded leadership roles in their current responsibilities with the California community college system.
Provide learning experiences to expand and enhance participant’s current leadership skills and abilities.
Offer appropriate training for administrators.
Provide participants with a network for career opportunities.
Encourage Mentor Program participants to seek expanded leadership opportunities within their regions or the statewide system.
Assure the availability of a diverse pool of skilled leaders for the future administrative needs of the California community colleges.
Encourage the networking of participants inter-regionally in support of improved working relationships and communications across the state.