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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.
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,
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
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
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
At North America’s Building Trades Unions, we want more people to know about the benefits and opportunities of our registered apprenticeship programs. The Credential Engine registry is a great opportunity for us to get our message out.
I see the power of the Registry in helping higher education institutions rethink their programming. We have the opportunity to break the paradigm and really look at the in-depth data & quality assurance metrics within credentials
It is more confusing than ever to understand what training, education, and experience is valued in today’s dynamic and changing economy. But with leaders in labor and business coming together through Credential Engine, job seekers and employers can access tools to decipher which credentials lead to careers – a strategy that can benefit all working families.