The Anguilla Community College (ACC) is located in Anguilla, the most northerly of the Leeward Islands. It is the first indigenous Community College on the island.
The precursor to the ACC, the Community College Development Unit (CCDU) was established in 2006. The unit was staffed by Mrs. Dawn Reid, Project Director, Ms. Sharon Richardson, Hospitality Director and Ms. Bernice Edwards, Administrative Assistant. The focus of the CCDU was training for the hospitality sector. It was located in the Harrigan’s building in the Valley. The facility consisted of two small classrooms and office space.
The Anguilla Community College Act was passed in 2009 and brought Anguilla’s first national tertiary education institution into existence. The College moved to the Rogers Office Building in George Hill. The new location has office space, a computer lab, 4 medium sized classrooms and 1 large classroom.
Zenaida Café was also opened to provide an avenue for training in Food and Beverage operations and also provides catering and conferencing services.
The College is governed by a Board of Governors. The first members of ACC’s Board of Governors were:
- Mrs Rhona Richardson- Roydon – Chairperson
- Mrs Rosena Brooks – Vice Chairperson
- Mrs Bernice Critchlow –Earle – Overseas Board Member
- Mr Orris Proctor
- Mrs Vernette Richardson
- Mr Vanburn Brookes
- Mr Carlyle Rogers
- Mr Elvet Hughes
- Mr Chris Richardson
The first President of the Anguilla Community College is Professor Delroy Louden. He was appointed in May, 2010. The President is also an ex-officio member of the Board of Governors. The Installation of Professor Delroy Louden was held on 30th March, 2012.