The Community College of Allegheny County provides a supportive and transformative learning environment that prepares graduates to meet critical needs in the region’s workforce.
At CCAC, we believe that life outside the classroom is an important part of your college experience. Each CCAC campus has a variety of activities to enhance your lifestyle – including athletics, cultural events and personal development seminars.
The CCAC Educational
Foundation is the fundraising and benefactor arm of the college. It seeks to
create vital connections between the college and the wider community
to ensure the ongoing viability of the college.
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There are thousands of men, women and children in our region
who, with the proper support and training, can be vital members of
our society. The Community College of Allegheny County is deeply
committed to educating all members of society, regardless of
intellect, mental health, physical disability, lifestyle or
The CCAC Community Training and Development programs are the hub of
that education. The programs provides job training and teaches life
skills to those who can benefit from this support in order to
better socialize, care for themselves and contribute to society. We
provide skills training for those who take care of this special
population and we make sure that the elderly have the proper
programs to enjoy and take care of their affairs.
With our support, these men and women can become chefs, computer
programmers and landscapers. We help them reach their potential as
active family members, social group leaders and best friends.
We open doors to a better quality of life.
The student body of CCAC's Community Training and Development/Human
Services Division includes:
We bring our slate of more than 500 programs into nearly all of our
region's neighborhoods. We're in church basements, at Kane Regional
Centers, libraries, schools, senior citizen centers and bowling
alleys. We teach in greenhouses and police academy kitchens and
we'll even give a lesson or two at a fast-food restaurant.
More than 25,000 men, women and children throughout western
Pennsylvania benefit from our division's programs
All instructors are expert in the subject matter in which they are
hired to teach. MOST ALL instructors have at least a Master Degree
in the field of Human Services, Education and/or in their field of
expertise. All instructors have many years of experience and
"hands-on" training in the Human, Social and/or Health Related
Services. We are proud and excited to have a diverse, varied and
knowledgeable list of instructors working for the CCAC Community
Training and Development/Human Services Division.