Title:
The Bridge Between Military Experience and SOC Degree Programs

Presenters:
Seth Marc Kamen, SOCCOAST Project Director, Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges; Dr. Judith Loomer, SOCAD Project Director, Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges; Deborah Marconda, SOCMAR Project Director, Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges; Ronald Smith, Program Manager, Navy Voluntary Distance Education

Session Time 1: Wednesday 8:00 - 9:00 am
Room: Aqua 313

Session Time 2: Wednesday 9:15 - 10:15 am
Room: Sapphire 410

Abstract:
Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges, working with the Military Services, has developed various tools to link Military Service and Occupational Specialties with Voluntary Education opportunities. This session will focus on the service specific career degree programs and the SOC DNS Credit Evaluation Supplement, which ties ACE-recommendations to the DNS Category Codes. Perfect for ESO's or institutions, this session will provide information, knowledge, and skills to use these resources for applying the servicemembers' experiences to college credit.

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