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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 System and Grantee Collaborate to Address Advanced Manufacturing Industry Needs Colorado
The Colorado Community College System (CCCS), the state's largest system of higher education, worked collaboratively with a Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College Career Training grantee, Colorado Helps Advanced Manufacturing Program (CHAMP), to address the state's advanced manufacturing industry needs. This partnership complemented the objectives of an initiative enacted by the Colorado State Legislature focused on creating manufacturing career pathways in the state. CHAMP concentrates on increasing the attainment of manufacturing degrees and certificates that align with the competency needs of the industry. The CCCS developed industry-informed manufacturing career pathways that guide and encourage students pursuing such degrees and certificates. To read the full case summary click here:
(Case Summary PDF, 404 KB).

Date:  July, 2017
Energy North Dakota Community College Consortium Builds on Its Success Supporting the State's Energy Industry North Dakota
The Training for Regional Energy in North Dakota (TREND), a Round II (2012) and Round IV (2014) Trade Adjustment Assistance and Community College Career Training grantee is a consortium of state and tribal community colleges funded to address the workforce needs of North Dakota's energy industry in the oil and gas, construction, transportation and utility sectors.  Working with industry partners, the consortium used its grant funds to develop new and enhanced curricula in these industry sectors.  These programs of study are competency-based and embed industry credentials.  Click here to read the full case summary:
(Case Summary PDF, 576 KB)

Date:  April, 2017
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:
(Case Summary PDF, 304 KB)

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
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