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  • June 5, 2014

    Service Member and Veteran Advising Summit

    This 2-day event will bring together experts in the areas of military student populations, admissions and academic advising, veteran employment and transition assistance. The goal of the summit is to build a strategy for further assisting service members and veterans in the college application and acceptance process.

  • July 1, 2012

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    From Soldier to Student II

    The report updates a 2009 study which provided the first national snapshot of the programs and services that colleges and universities had in place to serve veterans and military personnel following passage of the 2008 Post-9/11 GI Bill.

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    Military Guide

    The ACE Military Guide presents ACE recommendations for formal courses and occupations offered by all branches of the military. All recommendations are based on ACE reviews conducted by college and university faculty members who are actively teaching in the areas they review. New courses and occupations are continually being evaluated by ACE, and these entries are added on a daily basis. The Guide includes all evaluated courses and occupations from 1954 to the present.

  • Toolkit for Veteran Friendly Institutions

    Toolkit for Veteran Friendly Institutions

    A collaborative online resource, the toolkit is designed to help institutions of higher education build effective programs for veteran students and share information. It highlights a variety of best practices including veteran-specific orientation, on-campus veteran service centers, prospective student outreach efforts, faculty training, and counseling and psychological services for veteran students.

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    Transcripts for Military Personnel

    ACE provides quality assurance and policy guidance for the Joint Services Transcript (JST) used by the Army, Marine Corps, Navy, and Coast Guard. More than 2,300 colleges and universities recognize these transcripts as official documentation of military training and experiences and applicable ACE credit recommendations.

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    Transfer Guide: Understanding Your Military Transcript and ACE Credit Recommendations

    This guide is designed to help service members and veterans obtain college credit for their military training and experiences.

  • Service Member and Veteran Advising Summit

    This two-day event will bring together experts in the areas of military student populations, admissions and academic advising, veteran employment and transition assistance. The goal of the summit is to build a strategy for further assisting service members and veterans in the college application and acceptance process.

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    Academic Recognition of Military Experience in STEM Education

    Academic Recognition of Military Experience in STEM Education takes an in-depth look at how successfully increasing acceptance of military credit recommendations at institutions of higher education can be achieved through federal agencies, workforce development experts, and other key stakeholders using available resources and tools to build degree pathways that accurately map military training to STEM courses helping eliminate the stigma surrounding award of credit for prior-learning, and boosting support among leaders and institutions for increased acceptance of military credit recommendations. This approach will lead to the development of best practices and, ultimately, increased STEM attainment and veterans’ education success.

  • ACE Faculty Evaluators

    ACE review teams embrace the philosophy that what an individual learns is more important than when, where, and how the individual learned it. An ACE evaluation is a rigorous, hands-on process conducted by a team of teaching faculty from relevant academic disciplines, representing a diversity of colleges and universities.

  • Resources for Colleges and Universities

    ACE can help colleges and universities attract adult learners, translate their prior learning experiences into college credit, and move them towards degree completion.

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