• Data sharing and prediction

    The Predictive Analytics Reporting Framework

    May 16, 2013

    While it has long been an accepted truism that ‘big data’ holds promise to revolutionize higher education, translating the 1s and 0s collected at institutions into usable, predictive information about what makes students more or less likely to complete a course has proven difficult.

  • May 13, 2013
    The Aspen Institute has released “Helping Adult Learners Navigate Community College and the Labor Market” – a brief focused on the barriers adult students face in enrolling in community college, completing a degree, and using that degree to launch a productive career.
  • Guest Blog: Distance Learning

    Update on State Authorization Reciprocity

    April 29, 2013

    With distance education being a popular way that adults with significant prior college credit but no degree gain access to college courses, keeping abreast of developments surrounding state authorization requirements are important to those seeking to serve this population.

  • Identifying What Works

    Nominations Open for WOW Awards

    April 12, 2013

    Technology-based solutions are becoming an increasingly important part of effective strategies that serve adults with prior college credit. WCET (WICHE Cooperative for Educational Technologies) is accepting nominations for this year’s WOW awards, which recognize outstanding efforts in applying an innovative, technology-based solution to a challenging educational need.

  • March 20, 2013

    The National League of Cities, through the Municipal Leadership for Postsecondary Success initiative, has released a series of briefs detailing promising strategies city leaders can employ to increase college completion.

  • February 19, 2013

    Speaker: David Longanecker, president, Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education

    Date: March 6, 2013

    This webinar examines how federal policy and legislation may impact efforts to increase credential completion by adults who already have significant college credit.

    To download the powerpoint slides, click here.

    To view a recording of the webinar, please click here.

    To see previous webinars hosted by the Adult College Completion Network, please visit our webinars page.

  • February 12, 2013

    The National Association of Workforce Boards hosts its annual forum in Washington, DC on March 9-12. This event brings together key stakeholders with an interest in adult credential completion efforts, including workforce leaders, education policymakers, government agencies, and private sector representatives. 

    This year, members of the Adult College Completion Network will participate in a forum discussing ways that the higher education and workforce sectors can better collaborate to increase degree and certificate completion by adults. More information is available on the NAWB website.

  • February 4, 2013

    This webinar highlighted Lumina's Degree Qualifications Profile and discussed current testing and future plans for its use. A recording of the webinar is available here.

    You can also view the powerpoint slides here.

  • November 20, 2012

    The Adult College Completion Network hosted a webinar December 6 on the Adult Learning Focused Institution (ALFI) assessment tools. The ALFI assessment tools — which were developed by the Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL) — are designed to help institutional leaders understand the strengths and weaknesses in the ways in which they serve adult learners.

    Click here to download the webinar PowerPoint slides.

    Click here to view the webinar recording.


  • July 18, 2016

    Enacted by the 2015 General Assembly, You Can. Go Back. is a statewide campaign that aims to help the 750,000+ Hoosier adults with some college but no degree finish what they started. With $7.5 million in state grants available for adult students, the Indiana Commission for Higher Education (CHE) is reaching out to Hoosiers directly and connecting them with Indiana colleges that are committed to eliminating barriers for returning adults.

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