Increasing Opportunities for Adult Learners

New Jersey’s Community Colleges are committed to assisting more adults to earn a postsecondary degree or credential that will enable them to obtain family-supporting careers. Adult engagement is a key *strategic pillar for the New Jersey Council of County Colleges (Council) and Community Colleges in terms of expanding enrollments, improving outcomes, reducing achievement gaps, increasing equity and economic mobility, and meeting employer needs. The Council is participating in several efforts to support the work of Community Colleges in assisting adult learners, including: