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Health: Electronic Health Records Community College Partners with Industry Association Foundation to Develop Health Information Management National Competency Framework Virginia
Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC) is partnering with the AHIMA Foundation, the 501©3 charitable affiiliate of the American Health Management Association, to develop a new national competency framework and credentials related to information technology in health information management (HIM).  With funding from a 2014 Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training (TAACCCT) grant, LFCC implemented the Knowledge2Work (K2W) initiative to establish competency-based education degree programs, including an AAS degree in health information management.  After establishing K2W at the local level, LFCC received additional funding to work with the AHIMA Foundation to develop national competencies and credentials focused on information technology in HIM.  To read the full case summary, click here:
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Advanced Manufacturing Community College Consortium Develops Training Program That Embeds Industry-Recognized Credentials Michigan
The Michigan Coalition for Advanced Manufacturing (M-CAM), a Trade Adjustment Assistance and Community College and Career Training grantee comprised of eight Michigan community colleges, is preparing individuals for long-term careers in advanced manufacturing industries.  Utilizing the Advanced Manufacturing Competency Model as a framework, M-CAM has developed customized training that embeds national industry-recognized credentials to prepare individuals for manufacturing-related occupations.  Read the full case summary here:
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Date:  March, 2017
Advanced Manufacturing Community College Creates Competency-Based Curricula with Industry-Recognized Credentials in Manufacturing/Mechatronics Massachusetts
Massachusetts employers need skilled workers to fill their job openings in many technical fields including advanced manufacturing and mechatronics occupations.  Students and incumbent workers need to acquire employer-recognized competencies as well as postsecondary credentials to meet this demand.  To address these needs, Quinsigamond Community College has embedded preparation for critical industry credentials within many of their technical degree and certificate programs such as manufacturing technology and electronic engineering technology/mechatronics curricula.  Students emerge with both a degree or certificate and one or more industry-recognized credentials upon successful completion of their course work.  To read the full case summary click here:
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Date:  January, 2017
Advanced Manufacturing Consortium Develops Certifications for Supply Chain Management Occupations Florida
Supply chain management encompasses the planning and management of all activities involved in sourcing and procurement, conversion, and all logistics management activities.  It also includes coordination and collaboration with channel partners, which can be suppliers, intermediaries, third party service providers and customers.  The Leveraging, Integrating, Networking, Coordinating Supplies (LINCS) nine-college consortium, working in collaboration with industry, has developed supply chain management certifications that will increase the skill level of individuals seeking employment in that field.  Click here to read the full case summary:
(Case Summary PDF, 196 KB)

Date:  April, 2016
Advanced Manufacturing Manufacturing Industry Association Develops Nationally-Recognized Certificate Program Virginia
The Manufacturing Skills Institute (MSI), the workforce development affiliate of the Virginia Manufacturers Association, has developed the Manufacturing Technician Level 1 (MT1) certificate program.  The MT1 is designed to reduce employer hiring costs, increase the pool of qualified applicants and enhance the baseline skills of existing workers.

MSI has also developed an advanced manufacturing engagement system for Virginia that provides an accurate depiction of these occupations in Virginia at  This cloud-based online tool powered by Headed2 enables users to explore advanced manufacturing occupations in the state and to identify educational institutions that provide relevant training opportunities.  Click here to read the full case summary:
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Date:  March, 2016
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