Question: Regarding the language of the Technical Proposal to adopt CAEL's ELA Program.
          Answer: This will not change without approval from DOL.

Question:  Regarding costs associated with the PLA and no budget:  Will each institution absorb those costs and is there flexibility from the DOL?
          Answer: $750 per student.

Question: Can professional development funds be utilized to see the Emporium model.
          Answer: Put it in writing and submit to see if it will fit within the guidelines.

Question: When will professional development process be in place?
          Answer: It is in process.

Question: PACE approved students that are required to take the compass pre and post – can POST be paid by PACE funds?
          Answer: No – cannot utilize PACE funds for student assistance. If there is anything different being requested, please send an email and other options will be explored.

Question: Time and Effort – for all personnel – does this get sent to NWACC?
          Answer: Keep these on file at each campus. It is not necessary to send with reimbursement requests.

Question: Participant tracking – is this for all dev. ed. or just the pathways?
          Answer: Additional clarifications will be forthcoming. This was a significant concern at the DC meetings.

Question: What is the work plan/timeline? Page 20 has huge numbers for students who are being assessed in the strategy. What happens to those numbers?
          Answer: Clarification will be sought before progressing too far into this issue. Participant tracking will require significant planning.

Question: Since CAEL PLA are no longer required/exempted and no longer required to use for all students and just for targeted pathways, can local strategies be developed?
           Answer: Yes.





For more information about PACE please contact LaVeta Key