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Upcoming AIR Webinar: The Relative Returns to Credit- And Non-Credit-Bearing Attainment

We invite you to register for an upcoming webinar “The Relative Returns to Credit- And Non-Credit-Bearing Attainment” happening March 5 at 2:00pm EST hosted by the Center for Applied Research in Postsecondary Education (CARPE) at the American Institutes for Research (AIR).

It is commonly understood that education is one of the most reliable paths to economic security but less understood which path to skills attainment is ideal. At the same time, the market is being flooded with a growing array of educational options as providers aim to meet growing demand, especially for workers with “middle skills” (having acquired some postsecondary training but not a 4-year degree).

Scott Cheney, CEO of Credential Engine, will join Irma Perez-Johnson, PhD, vice president and Workforce Program Area director at AIR to discuss recent research findings by Candace Hester, PhD and Sami Kitmitto, PhD, suggesting that credit-bearing credentials are worth about 17% more annually than non-credit-bearing credentials.

The webinar will feature a short presentation of the research, followed by an open discussion with Cheney and Perez-Johnson. Webinar attendees will be invited to submit questions and participate in discussion.

Register today!