Workshops Help Students Assess Working and Experiences for College Credit

Montgomery County Community College, in collaboration with all Pennsylvania community colleges, recently launched a new online tool, College Credit Fast Track, to help adult students earn college credit for work and learning experiences.

To introduce this new tool and help prospective students walk through the process of creating an online portfolio of their prior learning experience, MCCC will be holding free Prior Learning Assessment Portfolio Information Workshops. The workshops are scheduled for Monday, Feb. 23, 6-7 p.m. and Wednesday, Feb. 25, 10-11 a.m. at Parkhouse Hall, Room 115, Central Campus, 340 DeKalb Pike, Blue Bell, and for Thursday, Feb. 26, 10-11 a.m., and Friday, Feb. 27, 10-11 a.m., at South Hall, Room 220, West Campus, 101 College Drive, Pottstown. To register, contact Denise Collins at 215-619-7313 or dcollins@mc3.edu.

Funded by a U.S. Department of Labor Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training (TAACCCT) grant, the College Credit Fast Track program is part of a combined initiative of the Commonwealth’s community colleges to train and place underemployed and unemployed residents in high-demand job fields.

To learn more about the program, visit ccfasttrack.org or contact Denise Collins at 215-619-7313 or dcollins@mc3.edu. To talk to an advisor, contact Mary Beth Bryers at mbryers@mc3.edu or call 215-641-6319.

~ by Diane VanDyke

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