Curry Class Note

John Milam

John Milam (Ph. D. ’89 Higher Ed) at Lord Fairfax Community College was awarded a $3.25 million dollar TAACCCT grant from the U.S. Department of Labor to develop “Knowledge to Work,” a new type of educational search engine and online portal. “Knowledge to Work is designed to help TAA-effected workers, veterans, and other adults find free and low-cost, credit and non-credit open education resources tied to competencies. Credentials including badges, certificates, and degrees are offered in health information management, IT, administrative support technology, and advanced manufacturing. Portfolios, prior learning assessment, apprenticeships, and wrap-around support services are provided, along with a Spanish version of the portal.”

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