Many organizations and institutions are working closely with employers to reach adults with prior college credit and help them earn degrees. Here is a collection of resources, links, and promising practices.
The Maine Development Foundation has launched the Maine Empoyers Initiative. The website includes a variety of resources, including example policies from large employers, an employers' toolkit with information companies can use to guide their employees back to school, and many additional resources.
Visit the MDF website for sample policies and additional materials.
The Manufacturing Institute has launched this initiative to help meet employers' needs for highly skilled manufacturing employees. The initiative, currently depolyed at two institutions, allows students to quickly earn college credits and obtain insdustry recognized certificates. To learn more about the initiative, click here.
This organization works to bridge the divide between corporations and the policy world by focusing on issues that affect working families.
They have a terrific collection of case studies, toolkits, and success stories that show the power of partnerships between business and higher education.
The resources are available here.