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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.

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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

Prospectus: State Counting Credential Reports

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

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