PACCC Press Conference to launch statewide PLA Initiative

The Pennsylvania Commission for Community Colleges is announcing the launch of the first statewide Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) initiative in the country, called College Credit FastTrack. Prior PLA models were applied on an institutional basis throughout the state. This is the first time a consortium has solidified PLA standards and processes statewide.

WHEN: Monday, February 2
11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Note: In the case that HACC is closed due to inclement weather, the event will not take place.

WHERE: HACC Midtown II, Room 202
1500 North Third Street Harrisburg, PA 17102
Parking available in HACC Midtown Lots 2 and 4.

WHO: Dr. John “Ski” Sygielski, President of HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College
Dr. Nick Neupauer, President of Butler County Community College, Chair of the PA Commission for Community Colleges
Dr. Kathrine Swanson, Vice President for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management at Montgomery County Community College, the lead college on the TAACCT grant
Scott Aquila, Associate Dean of Professional Accreditation and Curriculum at Lehigh Carbon Community College