Project Warehouse

The Project Warehouse listed projects that aimed to boost college completion among adults who had earned some college credits, but were not currently enrolled. Here, you can learn about these efforts by browsing different projects or grouping them by keyword or focus.


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Below is an alphabetical listing of projects. You can select filters to narrow the results.

WICHE is facilitating a learning network of organizations and agencies dedicated to improving adult college completion programs.

The Southern Regional Education Board is establishing the Adult Learner Portal as a clearinghouse of degree completion programs, supported by services and information adults can use in considering a return to college.

Jobs for the Future (JFF) is advancing a supportive state policy framework to increase adult completion rates in occupational-technical credential programs.

The Community College/Career Collaboration (C4) project is increasing college and career success for low-income adults by replicating community college/Goodwill partnerships in new sites. By 2014, nine Goodwill/community college partnerships will be documented and presented for replication; 60 partnerships will be actively engaged; and 18,000 individuals will have received a credential.

West Virginia is creating an integrated statewide adult degree completion program.

The Employee Education Delivery System has the goal of helping 3,500 working adults in Greater Louisville complete Bachelor's degrees by 2014. The project helps to ease the process for returning to school and completing a degree by providing resources about College Knowledge, Affordability, Logistics and Ongoing Support. The Employee Education Delivery System is part of a larger community commitment to increase by 55,000 the number of adults with post-secondary degrees by 2020.

Graduate! Philadelphia works to increase the number and proportion of adults with quality college degrees in Philadelphia, and has been replicated in other urban areas.  It is a program of The Graduate! Network, Inc.

The HIRE (Higher Income Requires Education) Education Forum has a vision to unite the Greater Louisville post-secondary community so that it can collaboratively and effectively respond to economic development challenges by bridging the gap between academia and business, and increase our region’s post-secondary graduation rate.

Ivy Tech Community College and the Indiana University Division of Continuing Studies are implementing programs to identify and re-engage adult students.

LearningCounts is an online portfolio assessment service from the Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL) that offers colleges and universities an opportunity to scale up and modernize their Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) offerings. LearningCounts provides PLA support that includes student guidance to encourage participation, a huge network of trained faculty assessors and access to promotional tools to inform your community about the chance to earn college credit for their work and life experiences.