Creating Diversity, Valuing People


Coconino Community College recognizes and respects diversity and the value it brings to our communities. We appreciate and welcome cultures, identities, beliefs, experiences and all that makes us unique. CCC champions and takes action to build an inclusive work and learning environment. We are allies and advocates, navigating a respectful dialogue about our shared humanity.




Students First: Vision 2025

Team Excellence

Strategic Goal 1

CCC will help each student achieve success through a supported and individualized educational experience.
Team Sustainability

Strategic Goal 2

CCC will practice sustainability through responsible stewardship of economic, public, and environmental resources to accomplish its educational mission.
Team Opportunity

Strategic Goal 3

CCC will promote a learning culture that is innovative, flexible, entrepreneurial, and responsive to the needs of our students and the communities we serve.
Team Community

Strategic Goal 4

CCC will strengthen community engagement in support of student success through advocacy, strategic partnerships, and new fundraising initiatives.



Meet Dr. Christal M. Albrecht, Interim President

President Christal Albrecht


Dr. Christal M. Albrecht served as president at Alvin Community College from May 2014, until her recent retirement in August 2021. Before joining ACC, she was president of Florida State College at Jacksonville Kent Campus (2011-2014) and president at Pima Community College-Desert Vista Campus (2008-2011). She served as the inaugural vice president of Student Learning at Lone Star College-Cy Fair, the largest campus of the Lone Star College System (2001-2008). Positions held prior to administrative roles include microbiologist, faculty member, associate dean, and program director for the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.


Albrecht received a Doctorate Degree in Allied Health Education and Administration from the University of Houston, a Master’s Degree in Medical Technology and Laboratory Science from Norwich University, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Medical Technology from Utica College-Syracuse University. She is also a proud community college graduate, having completed an Associate degree from SUNY Jefferson Community College in northern New York state.


Albrecht is a current board member and past president of the National Council for Workforce Education, a former board member of the American Association of Community Colleges, and has served on numerous taskforces, committees, and commissions for various state, regional and national organizations.


Contact the President's Office

Kirsten Mead

Assistant to the President


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Brett Kitch
Brett Kitch

Administrative Specialist Sr.


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