Transparency: February 2022 Newsletter

The February 2022 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

Now Hiring Communications & Digital Content Manager

Credential Engine is an equal opportunity employer. Women and people of color are encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job. Position Status: Fulltime Position Location: Flexible in the United States Reports to: CEO   To apply for this position, please submit

Call for Participation in Credential Engine’s Task Group on Pathways Constraints

The Credential Transparency Description Language (CTDL) enables the linking of education and career pathways components to depict routes to a destination. The CTDL Pathway terms were initially developed to support use cases where there are fairly simple conditions for progressing through routes in a pathway. Over the last two years, the Credential Engine team has

Open Skills and Rich Skill Descriptors: CTDL Enables Connections and Collaboration

With growing momentum for skills-based education and hiring, we all need to work together on shared solutions for more equitable ecosystems that enable everyone to have the skills necessary to thrive in a fast-moving and ever-evolving workforce. The Open Skills Network has advanced this work by releasing the open-source Open Skills Management Tool. The Western

Washington State IT Apprentices Gain Digital, Verified Program Credentials Through WTIA Workforce Institute and Merit

Today, Apprenti and Merit announced they have partnered to provide free digital completion certificates and a resume builder tool to all Apprenti graduates in the state of Washington. Apprenti is the first nationally registered tech and IT apprenticeship program operated by the WTIA Workforce Institute. The Merit platform gives apprentices increased access and portability of

The Credential Registry Now Includes Advanced Placement Coursework and Exams

Advanced Placement course, exam, and skills information will be searchable, comparable, and better aligned to offerings from other providers through the Credential Registry February 15, 2022 (Washington, D.C.) — Credential Engine has uploaded 14 STEM Advanced Placement (AP®) assessments and courses to the Credential Registry — a cloud-based library that collects, maintains, and connects information

Webinar: Proposed Updates to Credential Engine CTDL Terms

Join the Credential Engine Team on February 22 at 12:30 pm ET as we provide updates on the Credential Transparency Description Language (CTDL)! Credential Engine’s technology team has been hard at work continuing to extend the CTDL – the preeminent language providing a common understanding to describe Credentials.  While following Credential Engine’s clearly defined, open