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WDQC's Programs that Work: Quality Assurance for Short-Term Occupational Programs.

  • Date: 
    Tuesday, March 7, 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
    Online webinar
Non-degree credentials are critical to the economy.  Financial aid policies have not been updated to reflect the changing needs of students and workers in the 21st century economy.

U.S. Depart of Labor Comment Period on WIOA Reporting

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) plans to collect detailed information about WIOA training provider programs, including the specific credentials that participants are able to earn.

DOL has proposed an amended information collection request that specifies additional data for states to report about training programs eligible to receive funding under WIOA Title I. It includes new data points about training providers:

Advance CTE: Credentials of Value - State Strategies for Identifying and Endorsing Industry-Recognized Credentials

One of the core components of a high-quality Career Technical Education (CTE) program is that it culminates in a credential of value. With more than 4,000 credentialing organizations in the U.S., states are dealing with the challenge of identifying what works best for their local and regional economy.

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