Moving From Random to Intentional Acts of Dual Credit

This recent article from Inside Higher Ed authored by Ken Sauer, Senior Associate Commissioner and Chief Academic Officer at the Indiana Commission for Higher Education, explores the important work Indiana is doing to integrate transfer and technology in support of learners. The article notes how Indiana is working with Credential Engine to leverage credential transparency

Southern New Hampshire University Innovates Using CTDL 

Credential Engine and Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) are collaborating to develop new opportunities for advancing student success. SNHU is a nonprofit, regionally accredited university with an 80-year history of providing high-quality education to students online and on campus. They have long been a leader in competency-based learning and innovative approaches to helping students advance

The Power of Open Skills Data in the Credential Transparency Description Language (CTDL)

Did you know that there are over 51,000 competencies and skills publicly available in the Registry? Did you know that the Credential Transparency Description Language (CTDL) supports 66 different properties for richly defining competencies and skills, such as occupational alignment, connections to credentials, and performance levels? These are important facts to know, because as we

Credential Transparency is Essential to Attaining State Policymaker Goals

This new resource from Credential Engine concisely and effectively explains the importance of credential transparency and the need to advance and support it through timely policy. Included are numerous examples of the diverse ways that states across the country are prioritizing credential transparency and using it to advance various state goals. As policymakers create data

Making Sense of Credentials: An Interview with Scott Cheney

The National Center on Education and the Economy (NCEE) recently spoke with Scott Cheney, CEO of Credential Engine, about our work and vision for building an online Credential Registry to compile and describe the nearly one million credentials currently available in the U.S. Among the many salient points discussed in the interview, Scott described the

From Degrees to Competencies: What A Shift to Competencies Could Mean for Employers and Students

Jeff Grann, Credential Engine, and Becky Klein-Collins, Council for Adult and Experiential Learning, 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. The following is an excerpt from the second article in