Event

Day Conference for Advising Personnel

Implementing Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) to Achieve Institutional and Student Success

Sponsored by North Texas Community College Consortium, Eastfied College, and Texas A&M-Commerce

When and Where

February 5, 2016
10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Texas A&M University-Commerce
Rayburn Student Center (Building B33) 2nd Floor Ballroom
 

 

Registration and Cost

Registration is free to participants.

Funding for the PLA Portal Prior Learning Assessment Training and Development Project was provided through the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board with Discretionary Leadership funds received from the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Improvement Act of 2006.

 

About the Conference

This workshop provides college administrators, faculty, and advisors a better understanding of how PLA and credit for prior learning (CPL) lead to improved outcomes for institutions and students.  the workshop focuses on three key aspects:

1. Clarifying the value of PLA and CPL for post-traditional students 2. Better understanding of how PLA and CPL fit into the larger connected credentials ecosystem 3. Examining what institutions can do to implement PLA and CPL on their campuses

 

Conference Highlights

Mary Hendrix  

Mary Hendrix
Vice President of Student Access and Success
Texas A&M University-Commerce

Wendy Erisman  

Wendy Erisman
Owner
Strix Research LLC

Steven Taylor  

Steven Taylor
Associate Director of Special Initiatives
American Council on Education

 

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Keynote Videos

 

Conference Sessions

10:00am-10:15am

Presented by: Mary Hendrix - General Session

10:15am-11:00am

Presented by: Wendy Erisman - Steven Taylor - General Session

11:00am-12:00pm

Presented by: Wendy Erisman - Steven Taylor - General Session

12:00pm-12:45pm

Presented by: Tricia Thomas-Anderson - Diane Tompkins - General Session

12:45pm-1:45pm

Presented by: Wendy Erisman - Steven Taylor - General Session

1:45pm-2:45pm

Presented by: Steven Taylor - General Session

TAMU-C Agenda

February 5 PLA Day Conference Event Summary

February 5 PLA Day Conference Combined Presentation

Breakout Sessions

10:00am-10:15am

Presented by: Mary Hendrix - General Session

10:15am-11:00am

Presented by: Wendy Erisman - Steven Taylor - General Session

11:00am-12:00pm

Presented by: Wendy Erisman - Steven Taylor - General Session

12:00pm-12:45pm

Presented by: Tricia Thomas-Anderson - Diane Tompkins - General Session

12:45pm-1:45pm

Presented by: Wendy Erisman - Steven Taylor - General Session

1:45pm-2:45pm

Presented by: Steven Taylor - General Session