We're Dedicated ToCommunity College Business Officers
Our mission is simple: we transform lives by empowering community colleges with the knowledge and skills essential for collaboration and sustainability.
Designed For You
CCBO is the only organization dedicated to continuing education for community college business officers. Members will find valuable resources that help them implement gainful funding initiatives and increase collaboration among college boards and executives to continually grow campus wide resources that drive student success, recruitment, and retention.
The only Association
dedicated to Community College Business Officers
CCBO was founded in 1983 as the National Council of Community College Business Officials. An Affiliated Council of the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) since 1984, the Association has been serving the needs of business officers nationwide through conferences, leadership programs, professional development, and networking opportunities.
CCBO is committed to
providing educational and professional support
CCBO also provides networking opportunities, and timely trend and demographic information for business officers representing community colleges and community college system offices in the US and in Canada. The association works to help business officers prepare for successful professional roles in the business and service enterprise of the community college. CCBO recognizes that excellence in the profession sets the standard for the future and strives to acknowledge those professionals who have excelled in the field.
CCBO is widely recognized as the premier community college association serving current and future business officers and other professionals throughout the United States and Canada.
CCBO transforms lives by empowering community colleges with the knowledge and skills essential for collaboration and sustainability.
Code of Ethics
Institutions of higher education are entrusted by society with great resources and commensurately great responsibilities for creation, dissemination, and preservation of knowledge. Business officers play a key role.
Core Competencies for Business Officers
CCBO supports and subscribes to the Competencies for Community College Leaders . These competencies address the need for all community college leaders to possess skills in organizational strategy, resource and financial management, communication and collaboration.
Networking & Community
Committed to representing the business operations of community colleges that support educating students and to working collaboratively with all constituents.
Volunteerism & Leadership
CCBO members and partners commit to the development of leadership skills among current and future business officers and other professionals.
Fiscal Responsibility & Integrity
This requires ethical and professional conduct and appropriate use of resources and CCBO promotes these values.
CCBO commits to diversity, social and environmental responsibility, cultural competence, and global awareness.