Advisory Groups

Credential Engine is guided by leading representatives in higher education, business, certification and licensure, quality assurance, and technology. These advisory groups provide guidance and expertise on innovation in credentialing, and serve as champions for responsible credential innovation and transparency.

EdTech Advisory Group

Provides expertise and advice on K-12 and postsecondary education credential data, policies and practices to support learners, workers, and employers.

Serves as champion for credential transparency through linked, open and interoperable data.

Provide guidance on innovations to ensure that transparent information about educational credentials of all types and levels is better able to support navigation, guidance, and pathways for users.

Business Advisory Group

Provides input on employers’ needs to inform the credentialing policies and practices implemented by a variety of providers.

Provides guidance on innovation in credentialing.

Serves as champion for responsible credential innovation and transparency.

Occupational Licensing Advisory Group

Provides expertise and advice on occupational licensing data, policies and practices to support learners, workers, and employers.

Serves as champion for credential transparency through linked, open and interoperable data.

Provide guidance on innovations to ensure that transparency information about occupational licenses is better able to support navigation, guidance and pathways for users.

Quality Assurance Advisory Group

Providing advice on the role of QABs in assisting stakeholders such as government, educational systems, consumers and the public to make determinations about the quality and market value of credentials.

Serves as a resource on credential innovation and trends.

Clarifies the advantages of best practices for credential reliability, transparency and innovation.

Technical Advisory Group

Content experts from the major types of credentialing organizations (e.g., universities, colleges, certification organizations) and market segments (e.g., manufacturing, healthcare) in the credentialing marketplace. For the Competency Subcommittee, these content experts have experience in developing and using the full range of competency information from different information models and formats. They also represent related domains.

Web Technology and Data System Experts have experience in the application of Linked Data principles in the credentialing and related domains.