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  • Toolkit for Veteran Friendly Institutions (American Council on Education)
    The Toolkit for Veteran Friendly Institutions is an online resource designed to improve the experience of college for student veterans by recommending programs and practices that are veteran-friendly.
  • Joint Services Transcript (American Council on Education)
    The Joint Services Transcript documents professional military education ,training, and occupation experiences of service members and veterans that can be evaluated by colleges and universities for consideration of college credit.
  • Using JST and the Military Guide 
    This technical workshop provides participants with details about processing transcripts using the Joint Services Transcript and the American Council on Education’s (ACE) Military Guide.



  • Guide to the Evaluation of Educational Experiences in the Armed Services (American Council on Education)
    ACE’s Military Guide consists of college credit recommendations for courses and occupations offered by all branches of the military. Ranging from 1954 to now, military courses are reviewed by college and university faculty members with specializations in the subjects reviewed.
  • Understanding the Military Course and Occupation Review Process of the American Council on Education
    The American Council on Education's (ACE) Credit Recommendation Service provides a rigorous review process by faculty evaluators when establisihing credit recommendations for military training, experience, and coursework.  ACE's website outlines the entire review process.
  • ACE White Paper on Rigor of Reviews
    The American Council on Educator's White Paper on Rigor of Reviews document explains the rigor of the faculty evaluation process for military courses and occupations resulting in college credit recommendations.
  • Demystifying Military Evaluations
    This online session helps to clarify the review process and quality measures used in determining credit recommendations for military education by the American Council on Education’s Military Evaluations program
  • O*NET OnLine - Military Crosswalk Search
    The O*NET OnLine is a database of positions in all branches of the military that consists of a detailed summary of any military position in the context of a civil occupation.
  • Voluntary Education Partnership Memorandum of Understanding (U.S. Department of Defense)
    The Voluntary Education Partnership Memorandum of Understanding is an application that is required under the Department of Defense policy for an educational institution to participate in the Department of Defense Tuition Assistance Program.
  • 2014-2016 CCAF Catalog (Community College of the Air Force)
    The 2014-2016 Community College of the Air Force Catalog is a general catalog that provides information about the CCAF's degree programs, professional credentialing programs, policies and procedures, and courses that the institution offers.
  • Ordering a CCAF Transcript (Community College of the Air Force)
    It is important for an institution to know how to request an official CCAF transcript, so that information can be communicated to prospective students.
  • Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center 
    The Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center (DLIFLC) is a multi-service school for active and reserve service members, foreign military students, and civilian personnel working in the federal government and various law enforcement agencies.  The DLIFLC is regionally accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (ACCJC).
  • Ordering a Defense Language Institute Transcript
    Transcripts of academic records may be requested for most resident foreign language programs conducted by or for DLIFLC.  Transcripts will consist of all foreign language courses and degrees earned at DLIFLC.
  • Council for Adult and Experiential Learning
    The Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL) links learning and work.  CAEL is a nonprofit that works at all levels within the higher education, public, and private sectors to make it easier for people to get the education and training they need.  CAEL offers various tools, research, publications, and webinars related to Prior Learning Assessment.
  • Ohio's Prior Learning Assessment
    PLA with a Purpose is a statewide initiative of the Ohio Board of Regents, working collaboratively with the state's colleges, universities, and adult career-technical centers to identify and promote promising practices for the assessment and purposeful connection of prior learning competencies to training and degree programs.