State Solutions & Opportunities for a More Transparent Credential Landscape

Many within the system may be aware that Minnesota State, along with the Office of Higher Education (OHE) and Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) is engaged in a credential transparency collaboration to post Minnesota programs and credentials on a national registry. Our partner, Credential Engine is hosting the FREE conference described below. Please join us if you can to learn more about the credential transparency movement.

State policymakers and agencies have critical roles in ensuring their residents and employers have the information they need to make well-informed decisions about credentials. Join Credential Engine to learn about “State Solutions & Opportunities for a More Transparent Credential Landscape.” Minnesota State Colleges and Universities is a proud partner and participant in the convening. You will gain concrete solutions and opportunities states can leverage to address the current lack of clarity in and access to the credential information we need to better decipher education and career pathways.

This free virtual Convening on November 18, 2020 from 1:30-4:00 pm Eastern (12:30 PM – 3:00 PM CST) will feature:

  • Welcome & Opening Remarks—Scott Cheney, CEO of Credential Engine
  • State Leadership—Jared Solomon, representative for the 18th District of the Maryland House of Delegates; Nick Moore, Office of the Governor of Alabama; Sunny Deye, National Conference of State Legislatures; and Loren Shimanek, National Governors Association.
  • Aligning Transparency and Credential Quality Frameworks—Amy Ellen Duke-Benfield, National Skills Coalition; Kristin Sharp, Education Quality Outcomes Standards board; Matt Gandal, Education Strategy Group; and Scott Cheney, Credential Engine
  • The Value of Credential Transparency in the New Age of Work—Chauncy Lennon, Vice President for Learning and Work for Lumina Foundation

We encourage you to register for the Convening and continue the conversation on social media using #PartnersInTransparency.

Questions? Contact Jess Niebuhr.

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