Tallahassee Community College recognized as Leader College of Distinction

March 10, 2022

Tallahassee Community College has been recognized as a Leader College of Distinction Achieving the Dream (ATD), based on TCC’s excellence in student success.

ATD is a national nonprofit dedicated to advancing community colleges as hubs of equity and mobility in their communities.

TCC has been a part of the ATD network since 2004 and has been designated an ATD Leader College since 2009. In addition to earning the highly-regarded Leader College of Distinction designation in 2022, TCC was the winner of the prestigious Leah Meyer Austin Award, ATD’s top prize for network colleges showing the greatest, sustained improvements in student outcomes and student success.

The 2022 ATD Leader Colleges of Distinction are:

Amarillo College (TX)
Anne Arundel Community College (MD)
Bay College (MI)
College of Southern Nevada (NV)
Cuyahoga Community College (OH)
Davidson-Davie Community College (NC)
Elgin Community College (IL)
Everett Community College (WA)
Grayson College (TX)
Kingsborough Community College (NY)
Lee College (TX)
Lorain County Community College (OH)
North Central State College (OH)
Passaic County Community College (NJ)
Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas (AR)
Pierce College (WA)
Porterville College (CA)
Roane State Community College (TN)
Sinclair Community College (OH)
Tallahassee Community College (FL)
Texarkana College (TX)



About Achieving the Dream
Achieving the Dream (ATD) leads a growing network of more than 300 community colleges committed to helping their students, particularly low-income students and students of color, achieve their goals for academic success, personal growth, and economic opportunity. ATD is making progress in closing equity gaps and accelerating student success through a unique change process that builds each college’s institutional capacities in seven essential areas. ATD, along with nearly 75 experienced coaches and advisors, works closely with Network colleges in 45 states and the District of Columbia to reach more than 4 million community college students.