Mary Beth Lakin
Mary Beth Lakin is the Director for the Credit for Prior Learning Assessment Network (C-PLAN) at Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system, where she oversees the development of a network to engage higher education institutions across the state in CPL policy development and practice implementation. With more than 25 years of experience working with colleges and universities and with higher-education partner organizations, Ms. Lakin has extensive knowledge and skills in prior learning assessment, adult learning and leadership. She also has considerable experience in building programs and collaborations. In cross-institution and system settings, Ms. Lakin has worked to engage diverse stakeholders and facilitate collaborative development of policies and best practices.