Credential Transparency & P-20W Data Systems

Credential Transparency & P-20W Data Systems

Aligning Education and Employment Information to Meet State Goals

Posted: Jan. 25, 2021
Author(s): Jane Clark and Claus von Zastrow
Organization(s): Credential Engine

While state leaders are under increasing pressure to make sure education and training programs prepare students for jobs in their local economies, the information needed to guide learners to and through education and training opportunities is scattered and sometimes wholly unavailable. When faced with the need to acquire new knowledge and skills, we know learners and workers have limited time and resources to sort through myriad information about pathways to jobs that provide a living wage.

This report explores how states can align education and employment information to meet their talent goals.