Credential Engine, a new 501C3 non-profit organization with a mission to improve transparency in the credentialing marketplace, is pleased to announce its first Executive Director, Scott Cheney. Cheney brings unique and broad expertise to the challenges faced in the U.S. credentialing marketplace from more than 25 years of experience in crafting national career and technical
“What if we had a ‘GPS’ for credentialing—an easy-to-use system that would help us navigate the maze of degrees, certificates, certifications, and other credentials in today’s workplace? Such a system would benefit everyone—including learners, employers, policymakers, career counselors, licensing and certification organizations and accrediting agencies—by providing accurate, current, and transparent information about the array of
In a new blog, “A Game-changing Solution to a Serious Credentialing Problem: Right Signals Initiative”, Lumina Senior Advisor for Credentialing and Workforce Holly Zanville discusses three important takeaways about the framework twenty community colleges are testing for making their credentials more transparent as part of the Right Signals Initiative. Read the blog.
In a recent article in The Huffington Post, “Revving up the New Credential Engine,” Lumina Foundation president and CEO discussed several challenges facing today’s credentialing system and what he sees as the role of Credential Engine in providing a solution. “We believe that creating real transparency and accountability in the credentials market could go a
The February 13, 2017, issue of EDUCAUSE Review featured an article on the work of Credential Engine in driving a transparent credentialing ecosystem: “Credential Engine is building a promising new system for creating and communicating critical information to consumers about all forms of workforce credentials. As more institutions put information about their credentials on the