TimeZone (America/Chicago)
Accelerating Degree Attainment: Credit for Prior Learning
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 12:00:00 PM CDT - 2:00:00 PM CDT
One in five Americans of working age has some college credit but has not completed a degree, and yet earning a post-secondary degree or credential is becoming a prerequisite for the majority of jobs of the new economy. Non-traditional learners, including returning veterans, who receive credit for prior learning (CPL) are more likely to attain a degree than those who do not. In this interactive webinar, discover how credit for prior learning can be a strategy for accelerating degree completion.

Topics explored:
•	Barriers to and the importance of attainment 
•	How institutions have successfully implemented CPL
•	Benefits of CPL for employers for growing a strong workplace
•	The impact of CPL on and perspectives from non-traditional learners

Speakers

Dr. Robert Templin, Jr. 
President, Northern Virginia Community College - NOVA 

Kathleen Winningham
Manager, Disney University Operations & Client Services, The Walt Disney Company

Dr. Becky Takeda-Tinker
President, Colorado State University - Global Campus

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