Professional Development Advisory Council

Workforce Development and Pathways Committee


  • Develop a more comprehensive career lattice that clearly articulates varied pathways in the system.
  • Analyze stackability of credentials, and how they are offered and utilized, with the goal of providing multiple pathways.
  • Explore how levers and supports, including scholarships and Great START, can be used to strengthen credentials.
  • Create continuity between DCFS and credentials.
  • Explore responsive practices for direct and entitled routes and supporting credential attainment.
  • Support state efforts for meaningful articulation between 2- and 4- year institutions.


Upcoming Meetings: 

Date Start End Location
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 10:00 am 3:00 pm INCCRRA








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