ACE Featured Content for Topic Group: Attainment and Innovation all of the Attainment and Innovation News from ACEen-usCopyright , American Council on Educationdonotreply@ace.eduThu, 05 May 2016 01:45:52 -0500ACE News Feeds 1.0 Featured Content for Topic Group: Attainment and Innovation Partnerships—Collaboration through CPLIn the last webinar of the 2015 CUP Series, partner organizations and institutions will offer strategies and practices for creating more streamlined pathways and related services. to CredentialsThe webinar brought together leaders from 3 community colleges to share lessons they are learning as they engage campus constituencies in the process of creating degree maps and integrating programs and services for student veterans. for Education Attainment and InnovationACE's Center for Education Attainment and Innovation is committed to students and attainment and offers a wide range of programs and initiatives that support postsecondary access and success. and University PartnershipsAs a growing number of adults across the United States require more postsecondary education, they look to colleges and universities with programs and services to meet their needs. More than 2,000 institutions in the ACE CREDIT College and University Network do just that with the recognition of ACE CREDIT recommendations. Acquisitions University Equivalency ProgramThe Defense Acquisition University (DAU) provides the opportunity for organizations (colleges and universities, DoD schools, other federal agencies, commercial vendors, and professional societies) to offer courses, programs or certifications which are deemed and accepted as equivalent to one or more DAU courses. PathwaysFind initiatives and programs that expand pathways to postsecondary credentials through effective applications of credit for prior learning. HitsA series of “Quick Hit” papers: briefs on current and emerging topics in the realm of education attainment and innovation. Credit Project™ACE is engaging in an Alternative Credit Project to encourage greater acceptance of students’ alternative credit and a more flexible pathway towards post-secondary education attainment for the more than 31 million non-traditional students who may have some college credit but no degree. to Learning: Resources for StudentsACE offers students assistance in using their ACE credit recommendations and transcripts, information about credit for prior learning options, and resources on returning to college. Your ACE Credit RecommendationsA guide to help adult learners use their ACE credit recommendations for military or workplace training. Practices: Credit for Prior LearningResources for colleges and universities in developing policies and practices for awarding credit for prior learning. ACE CREDIT College and University NetworkThe Network is a group of more than 2,000 higher education institutions that consider ACE credit recommendations for transfer to degree programs. Resource CenterStaff in the ACE Resource Center are on call to answer questions about obtaining ACE credit recommendations for military and corporate training, creating and ordering your ACE transcript, and applying credit recommendations towards transfer credit at a college or university. Regional Liaisons: Connecting Experiential Credits to CollegesACE introduces two Regional Liaisons for its college and university partnerships network. Together, they offer a customized approach to education attainment and innovation. Innovation PapersA series of papers which reflect some of the important conversations of ACE's Presidential Innovation Laboratory group. Review Task ForceThe charge of the Task Force was to review the policies and procedures governing the ACE College Credit Recommendation Service (military and non-military). Guide to Credit for Prior Learning (CPL)Many colleges and universities evaluate the college-level knowledge and skills an individual has gained outside of the classroom for college credit. This evaluation is called prior learning assessment (PLA), but may also be referred to as credit for prior learning or experiential learning. There are many programs and services available to help you earn credit for your workplace training, military service, and other experiential learning toward a college or university degree program.