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Veteran PLA Resources

This page contains resources for institutions participating in the evaluation of credit for military service (Veteran PLA) initiative. THEC has created the following resources to benefit the work of faculty and staff at Tennessee institutions:

Guide for Evaluating Military Experiences for Academic Credit:  This guide provides instruction for institutions to participate in a statewide effort to communicate to veterans the availability of academic credit for military learning experience.

Guide for Evaluating Military Experiences for Academic Credit: TCAT: This guide provides instruction for TCAT institutions to evaluate military experiences for academic credit.

Evaluation Worksheet Template (College/University): Use the generic worksheet template to document evaluation of military experience for academic credit for colleges and universities.

Evaluation Worksheet Template (TCAT): Use the generic worksheet template to document evaluation of military experience for academic credit for TCAT institutions.

Standardized spreadsheets to report Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) evaluations.  Use the appropriate template for your institution:

Memorandum to institution and system boards: This memorandum provides THEC’s initial response to legislation requiring institutions to evaluate military experiences for the purpose of awarding academic credit.

THEC Veterans PLA Symposium

Occurred Friday, November 9, 2018

The Veterans PLA Symposium was an opportunity to share information and learn best practices in the area of PLA and military student success at schools in Tennessee.

Presentations: 

For more information or to sign up for updates on this initiative, email VeteransPLA.THEC@tn.gov or call 615-253-7449.