Workforce Credentials Activity Update

When a student earns an industry-valued third-party credential, employers know that a student has mastered the skills necessary to earn that credential.

On the national workforce credentials front, the Certification Exchange Project, an effort to expand and improve date exchange between industry certification organizations and state longitudinal data systems, is moving quickly.

In this video from the national Workforce Data Quality Campaign (WDQC), Renah Wolzinger on the Data Tools Team of Doing What MATTERS for Jobs and the Economy, and Matthew Meyer of STEM Innovations in the North Carolina Community College System, talk about the Workforce Credentials Coalition.  This growing coalition of national and state-based education leaders and experts aims to ensure that community colleges across the United State have better access to certification outcomes.

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