ERIC Number: ED348497
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Coordination of Vocational-Technical Education in Virginia: Transfer of Credit between Public & Private Sector Postsecondary Education.
Virginia State Council on Vocational Education, Richmond.
A task force on private-public sector education in Virginia concluded that transfer and award of credit between public and private sector education providers should be facilitated. Based on the task force recommendations, the Virginia Council on Vocational Education made three recommendations to the State Board for Community Colleges and representative groups in the private sector and the military. The recommendations were as follows: (1) colleges in the Virginia Community College System should develop policies for evaluation and award of transfer credit from other postsecondary education institutions (including a process for transfer of credit from variously accredited private career schools, a process for transfer of credit from nonaccredited institutions, use of the American Council on Education's "Guide to the Evaluation of Military Experience") and should develop articulation agreements; (2) business, military, industry, and private career school providers should pursue accreditation and attempt to implement articulation agreements and to recognize transfer credits from the public sector; and (3) the Virginia Board of Education should review the recommendations of the task force and support the recommended actions. (The task force report is appended.) (KC)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Virginia State Council on Vocational Education, Richmond.