American Association of Community Colleges appoints Collin College provost to workforce commission

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The American Association of Community Colleges appointed Abe Johnson to its commission on economic and workforce development. Johnson is vice president and provost of the Collin College-Spring Creek campus.

“My higher education journey began at a community college, and I have seen the scope of what community colleges can do for developing a well-trained workforce and the impact of such a workforce in the local and regional economy,” Johnson said in a news release.

The commission is tasked with researching how to close American wage gaps by putting a focus on career and technical education. Johnson’s seat on the commission will last through June 2022. The Spring Creek campus is located at 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway, Plano. 972-881-5790.