Delaware County Community College, Serving Delaware and Chester Counties

Free Credit for Prior Learning Sessions


(Delaware and Chester Counties, PA • September 6, 2018)— Knowledge gained through training and life experiences can be turned into valuable college credit. Learn more at Delaware County Community College’s Credit for Prior Learning information session, offered Monday, September 10, at 5:30 p.m. at the Marple Campus (Room 2256, 901 S. Media Line Road, Media, PA).

Credit for Prior Learning information tables will also be held on Tuesday, September 18, at 11 a.m. at the Downingtown Campus (Rotunda, 100 Bond Drive, Downingtown, PA); on Thursday, September 20, at 5:30 p.m. at the Exton Center (906 Springdale Drive, Exton, PA); on Tuesday, September 25, at 5:30 p.m. at the Southeast Center (2000 Elmwood Avenue, Sharon Hill, PA ); and on Thursday, September 27, at 10:30 a.m. at the Pennocks Bridge Campus (280 Pennocks Bridge Road, West Grove, PA). These sessions will help students discover ways to earn academic credit for learning acquired outside of the classroom.

Students come to college from a variety of backgrounds and experiences, some of which may involve college-level learning. Prior learning assessment can help students attain credit for learning they have already mastered outside of the traditional college classroom. Credit received may be applied to many programs of study at Delaware County Community College, allowing students to complete their college education sooner and at a much lower cost.

Assessment counselors will help students identify practical and relevant life experiences, such as participation in professional workshops, volunteer activities, and military or technical training classes, equivalent or closely related to the learning expectations of the College’s courses. Information will also be available about the College-Level Examination Program, credit by examination, transfer of credits from other colleges and portfolio development.

For more information, call Assessment Services at 610-359-5322 any time Monday through Thursday between 9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. or Friday from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Or, visit www.dccc.edu/cpl to learn more and watch a video about the program.


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