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    • Warriors as Adult Learners: Serving Military Students WCET Conference October 2009
    • Presenters
      • Kelly O’Connor, Online Learner, Colorado Technical University
      • Danielle Sorman-Laban, Associate Director of Student Advising – Military Teams and
      • Adjunct Instructor, Colorado Technical University
      • Jim Sweizer, Vice President, Military Programs, American Military University
    • Moderator
      • Karen Pedersen, Vice President for Professional Studies, Southwestern College
    • Session Overview
      • Voluntary Education Landscape
      • Learner Perspectives
      • Institutional Perspectives
      • - American Military University
      • - Colorado Technical University
      • Panel Q and A
    • Voluntary Education Landscape
      • DoD is focused on life-long learning opportunities for adult family members
      • Educational Programs
      • - Postsecondary degree
      • - Independent study & distance learning
      • - High school completion/diploma
      • - College credit examination programs
      • - Academic skills
      • - Certification & licensure
    • Participation Levels
      • In FY08
      • 645,271 individuals participated in voluntary education programs
      • 450,000 troops enrolled in post-secondary education courses
      • Utilizing 350 education sites worldwide
      • In FY08
      • 42,514 troops earned degrees
      • 4,055 certification or licenses awarded
      • Data provided by Carolyn Baker, Chief of Continuing Education at the 2009 Council of College & Military Educators symposium.
    • Diplomas/Degrees/Certifications Awarded – FY08 Associate Degrees 26,947 Bachelors 12,352 Masters 3,159 HS/GED 2 Doctorates 54 Certificates Licensures 4,055
    • Military Tuition Assistance
      • FY08 = $474.2M
      • - Air Force - $175.1
      • - Army - $170.4
      • - Navy - $94.9
      • - Marine Corps - $33.8
      • FY07 = $465.0M
      • Military Times
      • “ The Top 50” colleges and university systems chosen by service members using military tuition assistance.
      • http:// www.militarytimesedge.com /education/
    • Enrollment – FY08 Undergraduate Graduate 64% Distance Learning
    • Perspectives
      • Perspectives from Panel Members
      • - Personal
      • - Institutional
      • Panel Q & A
    • For Follow-Up
      • Presenters
      • Danielle Sorman-Laban
      • [email_address]
      • Jim Sweizer
      • [email_address]
      • Moderator
      • Karen Pedersen
      • [email_address]