National Credential Quality Assurance Frameworks Are Now Part of the Credential Engine Registry

Three leading national organizations—National Skills Coalition, Education Strategy Group, and Education Quality Outcomes Standards Board—have mapped their quality assurance frameworks to the Credential Transparency Description Language (CTDL) to improve the transparency of the quality and value of credentials.  Until today, credential quality frameworks, definitions, and measures of quality for credentials and outcomes have not been

New Policy Brief: Making Information About Credentials More Actionable Through Increased Transparency and Quality Assurance

State policymakers are prioritizing high-quality, demand-driven career pathways to postsecondary credentials that lead to in-demand, high-wage jobs. The country’s economic recovery requires it and places a premium on knowledge and skills that meet industry needs. But to do it well, states need systems that reliably identify programs that actually help learners earn those credentials, attain

Webinar: Publishing to the Credential Registry

Join Credential Engine as we kick off our new webinar series on Wednesday, May 26th! The goal of these webinars is to make your journey towards credential transparency as easy and efficient as possible. These webinars will address common processes and questions by introducing useful practices and examples. In our inaugural webinar “Publishing to the

C2-Health Connects People with credentialing, training opportunities, and jobs Fighting COVID-19

C2-Health web app is a free service for people  to identify how their skills match COVID-19 related jobs. Currently, the app focuses on four jobs that have a low barrier to entry in terms of training and applicable foundational skills   Contact Tracer Contact Tracer Manager COVID Compliance Officer Public Health Call Center Representative.   C2-Health users

New Podcast Episode Featuring Credential Engine

Scott Cheney, CEO of Credential Engine, was interviewed for “The Power of Career Connected Learning” podcast hosted by Hans Meeder, President and Founder of the National Center for College and Career Transitions (NC3T). The engaging conversation explores how people can make sense of a credential landscape that has nearly 1,000,000 different credentials and is placing

California Nonprofit Teams Up to Promote “Credential Currency Marketplace” That Links Education, Training and Employment in U.S.

MONTEREY, Calif., May 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/—The National Laboratory for Education Transformation (NLET), a California research and development nonprofit, just released The Newest Economy: Welcome to the Credential Currency Revolution, a paper that unravels the complex relationship in the U.S. between academic degree attainment and occupational certification and their relationship to the current needs of the employment market.