Community College Articulation, Best Practices (New Jersey)

Posted by Alexander Jordan - On May 19, 2011 (EST)

I. Location: New Jersey (statewide) II. Key Partners: School of Management and Labor Relations, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey; New Jersey State Employment and Training Commission; New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development; New Jersey Council of County Colleges; New Jersey Commission on Higher Education; New Jersey State AFL-CIO; Building Contractors Association of New Jersey; New Jersey State Building and Construction Trades Council; U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Apprenticeship III. Agreement Development and Summary: New Jersey Pathways Leading Apprentices to a College Education (NJ PLACE) is a statewide program, initiated in 2004, that helps people concurrently apply their apprenticeship education from participating programs toward a college degree at any of New Jersey’s 19 community colleges. NJ PLACE is administered by the School of Management and Labor Relations at Rutgers, and funded through the State Employment and Training Commission (SETC) and the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development (DLWD). Other key partners include the state’s community colleges, organized labor, employer associations, federally-registered apprenticeship programs, and educational organizations. Together, these partners developed a statewide model to award college credit to graduates of participating registered apprenticeship programs.

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