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. www.collin.edu
By Gavin Pugh
Gavin has reported for Community Impact Newspaper since June 2017. His beat has included Dallas Area Rapid Transit, public and higher education, school and municipal governments and more. He now serves as the editor of the Grapevine, Colleyville, Southlake edition.


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