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Holly Zanville, Ph.D.

Holly Zanville is senior advisor for credentialing and workforce development where she focuses on the emerging new landscape of the work and learn ecosystem, including the cultivation of networks and partnerships, collective action initiatives, and research that increases awareness of and solutions related to credentialing, workforce-education alignment, and quality assurance...Read bio »

When funders call for a map of credential transparency initiatives, we should pay attention

Feb 04, 2019

The ever-shifting landscape of education and work has raised the stakes higher than ever for students to choose wisely when considering education and training programs.

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New research: Service years are a pathway to careers and college completion

Jan 28, 2019

Veterans of service year programs such as AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, YouthBuild, Teach for America, and VISTA go on to complete bachelor’s degrees at twice the rate of their peers and find jobs in occupations with annual salaries of as much as $80,000, new research shows.

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States play a key role in identifying credentials of value

Oct 17, 2018

Nearly everybody agrees that young people need to start learning about the world of work early — even in high school. The question — which credentials can they earn — really matters. State officials and others need to sort this out, and now there’s some new help in figuring out one of education’s most vexing problems.

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Building blocks for a connected learn and work ecosystem in an uncertain AI future

Aug 01, 2018

Building a well-connected ecosystem that brings together education and the workforce is critical to the continuing evolution of the labor market.

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Partnership between Credential Engine and the Navy launches

May 01, 2018

What do Credential Engine and the Navy have in common? In two words, competencies and credentials.

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Competency Frameworks: Blueprints for Strong Learning Structures

July 27, 2017

Learning frameworks can help ensure that credentials are built on solid foundations of learning.

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Taking the Gap Year After High School as a Paid Service Year

July 18, 2017

Lumina's Holly Zanville collaborated with Jenna Dell from Service Year Alliance to create this overview of important issues related to devoting a paid service year after high school.

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The Nation's Largest Community College System Prepares for the Future

July 05, 2017

A new report from the Institute for the Future (IFTF) examines the California Community Colleges’ Doing What MATTERS for Jobs and the Economy initiative. The system is using a “solutions network" approach to transform community colleges. The network described in the report connects resources across institutions, eliminates waste, redundancy, and silos, and shares lessons from campuses to quickly capitalize on innovations.

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Lumina Foundation Interviews edX about New MicroMasters® Programs

May 22, 2017

Lumina Senior Advisor for Credentialing & Workforce Development Holly Zanville interviews the project lead for the edX grant, Nina Huntemann, director of academics and research, to see how the work is going.

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