Prospectus: State Counting Credential Reports

Credential Engine, in partnership with the Center for Regional Economic Competitiveness, has produced a series of national reports (“Counting U.S. Postsecondary and Secondary Credentials”) that have become the authoritative accounts of the credentialing landscape in the United States. We are excited to announce that we are now able to prepare customized, state-specific reports that will

Podcast: Creating Order in the Credentialing Jungle

Scott Cheney, CEO of Credential Engine, joined the WorkforceRx podcast hosted by Van Ton-Quinlivan, CEO of Futuro Health, to chat about our vision for credential transparency. The episode is titled “Creating Order in the Credentialing Jungle.” It’s estimated there are one million unique credentials in the United States when you count all of the degrees,

Announcing the Alabama Credential Registry

Today, Governor Ivey announced that Alabama is launching the Alabama Credential Registry in partnership with Credential Engine, Lumina Foundation, the Alabama Commission on Higher Education, and the Alabama Workforce Council. The Alabama Credential Registry is the first in a series of technology solutions that will implement Alabama’s talent development system. It will enable employers and

The September 2021 edition of “Transparency” is live!

This month’s edition of Transparency is full of useful information. We begin by inviting you to our Fourth Annual State Convening happening on November 30. We also announce that Credential Engine, in partnership with the Center for Regional Economic Competitiveness, is now able to prepare customized, state-specific credential count reports that will bring greater insights

Funding opportunity via Coleridge Initiative’s $5M Data Challenge

Credential Engine is excited to see more organizations investing in better education and workforce data systems. The Coleridge Initiative’s $5M Data Challenge, entitled Democratizing Our Data, invites a variety of project proposals that incorporate some aspects of the following areas of high interest: Target populations: low-income learners/workers, at-risk youth, underrepresented minorities, immigrants, and formerly incarcerated

Three Midwest States Join Initiative to Make Career Pathways Clearer for All

Iowa, North Dakota, and Wisconsin join a growing number of states to map their states’ credential, skill, and competency data to the Credential Registry to make information on credentials leading to careers more transparent and consistent. The Midwestern Higher Education Compact and Credential Engine announced this week that Iowa, North Dakota, and Wisconsin signed agreements