Students start in lots of difference places, and they stop out – life happens to them. There needs to be a developed pathway for students who might have fallen off the track to keep earning those pieces toward their ultimate [postsecondary] goal. To start credentialing yourself, as you go along, is really important to a student’s career and to their future. ”
Lynn McNamara Blue is Vice Provost and Dean of Academic Services and Information Technology at Grand Valley State University.
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