3-State Project Will Explore Prior-Learning Assessment on Statewide Basis

Public-college systems in Montana, Ohio, and Texas will work with the Council for Adult and Experiential Learning in a two-year effort to promote prior-learning assessment, the council announced on Tuesday.

Prior-learning assessments typically benefit adult, nontraditional students, who can earn course credits for expertise they have gained from experiences like working, taking online courses, or serving in the military. To evaluate such experiences, the council uses