New Blog Series: Competency Transparency in Learning and Labor Market Systems

The Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL) and Credential Engine have collaborated on a four-part blog series exploring competency transparency in our learning and labor market systems, the potential role that postsecondary institutions can play, and the work needed to get there. Read the full series: Part 1:  Competency Transparency in our Postsecondary Systems:

Midwest Credential Transparency Alliance (MCTA) Pathways Action Team: A Brief

As more and more workers pursue multiple types of credentials and combine earned credentials from multiple states and institutions to secure and advance their careers, the public needs quality information about career pathways. State agencies, regional workforce boards, and postsecondary education providers have supported these needs by creating career pathways specific to their geographic context.

Transparency: October 2021 Newsletter

The October 2021 edition of Transparency, Credential Engine’s once-monthly newsletter, went out earlier this month. If you missed it, you can read it online. To be in the know and receive your own copy of the newsletter, you can sign up here. Each month, we provide an overview on Credential Engine news, events, state, policy, and technology

Credential Transparency: An Essential Part of Attaining State Goals

    Our nation is confronted with the daunting task of rebuilding the economy and creating opportunities for individuals who have been impacted by health and equity crises. Achieving this will require a system that gives policymakers, education and training providers, and opportunity seekers access to data systems that make information about credentials more searchable,

Explore the New Credential Finder

We invite you to visit the new Credential Finder and uncover the types of tools made possible by credential transparency. If you are familiar with the Credential Finder or have viewed it in the past, we have an overview page detailing the updates and new navigation features. The Credential Finder is a web-based application that

Call for Participation in Credential Engine’s Task Group on Credential Approval Lists

State and Federal government agencies and other organizations are tasked with approving credentials and their associated education and training programs for funding and inclusion on lists such as Eligible Training Provider Lists, Approved GI Bill, industry-recognized credential, or high-quality credentials lists, and others. Currently, that work is siloed within and across state lines but can