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Mississippi Community College Board Training

Focus of Technical Assistance and Coaching
♦ Prior Learning Assessment

Project Overview
NCWE provided consultation and support to the Mississippi Community College Board (MCCB) in the area of Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) including consultation and the facilitation of two on-site workshops with seven community colleges. The first workshop was designed for administrators and included a) best practices in PLA policies and procedures, b) PLA and academic integrity, c) MIBEST and PLA, d) academic integrity, e) the role of academic administrators in supporting PLA, f) military credit and crosswalks, and g) professional and/or industry-based certification crosswalks.

The second workshop was specifically designed for faculty to: a) spark a dialogue about Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) at their college through a) an overview of PLA, b) discuss the importance of academic integrity in the delivery of PLA, c) ways to develop assessments and challenge examinations, and d) aligning MIBEST with credit courses.

NCWE Technical Assistance Team
Darlene G. Miller, Ed.D.
Ellen Hewett

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