Innovations in Military Experience-Higher Education Translation
Track: Higher Education
Innovations in Military Experience-Higher Education Translation: This audience-interactive panel presentation will highlight the program mission and best practices of an innovative program from Texas designed to award college credit for military experience.
The College Credit for Heroes program is administered by the Texas Workforce Commission to increase the number of college credits awarded to veterans and service members for their military experience.
Over the past seven years, TWC has developed the CCH program by focusing on three areas for increasing the number of credits awarded.
1. Online Web Portal: Veterans and service members can receive an official evaluation of credit at www.collegecreditforheroes.org.
2. Network of CCH Partner Schools: . As of February 1, 2017, the number of CCH partner institutions has grown from seven to 52.