Fixes for Short-Term Pell
Providing Pell funds for short-term training programs stands out as one of the few creative federal initiatives of interest for community college workforce practitioners. Colleges would have the ability to offer educational programs in bite-size pieces to suit the needs of working adults, significantly advancing efforts to bring together credit and noncredit workforce opportunities into a coherent system.
Originally published: January 22, 2020
Author: Jim Jacobs
Position: President Emeritus
Institution: Macomb Community College
Published by: Inside Higher Ed